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|04-05-2009 08:43 PM|
Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
|04-05-2009 07:39 PM|
|sailingdog||They may have the same number of products, but the catalog design could be using fewer photos, smaller type, etc to reduce printing and mailing costs.|
|04-05-2009 06:38 PM|
|CLucas||I spoke with someone there about that a few weeks ago. There's more available online than what is included in the printed catalog. Maybe they'll lower their prices with all the money they're saving... HA!|
|04-05-2009 03:11 PM|
|scottyt||i wonder if they are making the print or even specific items smaller, to save on printing costs. or maybe they are just trimming items that they carry muiltibles of, i mean why have 5 pages of pics of harken blocks, with each size shown, just show half the sizes and give a chart with all of em|
|04-05-2009 02:43 PM|
I knew things were bad, but.....
This pretty much confirms just HOW bad the economy is.
I noticed my new West Marine catalog seemed kinda light. Just threw out the old 2008 catalog this weekend. It had over 1300 pages in it.
The new one has 720.
I am hopeful that things won't get worse in 2009 and will improve in 2010. I've yet to be convinced however.