The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs
"This kind of directory not only provides specific information on hard-to-locate companies, but is also a lot of fun to browse through. There is something for everyone."
-ARBA

"The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs is the dream of all shoppers who like to receive catalogs in the mail; there is a catalog in here for everyone, ranging from clothing, toys, and furniture...The most impressive thing about the Directory is the sheer number of print catalogs it contains."
Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship

"This is a godsend for those looking for information...recommended for general reference collections of public libraries."
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"Public libraries of all sizes will want to purchase, if possible. This directory will also be useful in business collections."
-ARBA

The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs
with Business to Business Catalogs
2015 Edition


this title is available online

Pub. Date: November 2014
Softcover: 1,500 pages
ISBN: 978-1-61925-286-8
Price: $450.00/Library $250.00
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The most comprehensive directory of the consumer mail order catalog industry.

Published since 1981, The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs is the premier source of information on the mail order catalog industry. It is the source that business professionals and librarians have come to rely on for the thousands of catalog companies in the US.

Since the 2007 edition, The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs has been combined with its companion volume, The Directory of Business to Business Catalogs, to offer all 13,000 catalog companies in one easy-to-use volume.

Section I: Consumer Catalogs, covers over 9,000 consumer catalog companies in 44 different product chapters from Animals to Toys & Games. The companies are arranged in over 40 chapters by product area, including:

Section II: Business to Business Catalogs, details 5,000 business catalogs, everything from computers to laboratory supplies, building construction and much more. For easy reference, the companies are arranged in over 40 chapters by product area, including:

Detailed entries provide the following information:

The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs contains three indexes: Geographic Index, Catalog and Company Name Index and Product Index.

The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs, now with its expanded section on business to business catalogs, is the largest and most comprehensive resource covering this billion-dollar industry. It is the standard in its field. This important resource is a useful tool for entrepreneurs searching for catalogs to pick up their product, vendors looking to expand their customer base in the catalog industry, market researchers, small businesses investigating new supply vendors, along with the library patron who is exploring the available catalogs in their areas of interest.

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Pub. Date: November 2014
Softcover: 1,500 pages
ISBN: 978-1-61925-286-8
Price: $450.00/Library $250.00
Online Database: Get Price Quote


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