Past CatalogSuccess.com Poll Results
How's the first quarter of 2009 been for you?
20% We planned for flat to a slight increase and should make budget
20% We planned for flat to a slight increase and probably won't make budget
20% We planned for a decent size increase and should make budget
0% We planned for a decent size increase and will come up short
40% We planned for flat to a slight decrease and, well, don't ask
What kind of effect do you believe President Obama's $787 billion stimulus package will have on your catalog/multichannel business?
8% It will help spur consumer spending and be a great thing for my business
40% I'm optimistic that it'll help, but I have to see the results first
52% I think it's a waste of taxpayers’ money and won't succeed
Your Holiday 2008 returns were …
0% More than Holiday 2007 33% Less than Holiday 2007 67% About the same
What kind of position did Holiday 2008 leave you in for 2009?
23% We're looking healthy for 2009 35% Our goal is to break even in 2009 42% We may not make it through the year
Which of these social media sites, if any, does your catalog/multichannel company most actively market through?
13% Facebook 4% MySpace 0% Twitter 42% LinkedIn 4% Other 29% None, but we're exploring this 8% N/A to us
With parcel shipping costs on the rise and more multichannel marketers offering free shipping, how’s your shipping and handling bottom line holding up?
20% We break even 20% We lose money in S&H 60% S&H fees are a profit center for us
Since Jan. 1, 2008, what portion of your overall operating costs have you been able to cut?
14% more than 25%