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Paperless Mail Nears Reality
September 24, 2009

It's been talked about for years: a paperless postal system that would enable folks to send real paper mail electronically. Not via emails, but real documents sent to people digitally. Well, it looks like the time may be here. Zumbox, a Westlake Village, Calif.-based company that has created a web-based platform that powers the world’s first paperless postal system, launched its national rollout on Sept. 22 in San Francisco and Newark, N.J., following a successful pilot in New Lenox, Ill.

TM0506_Hot Lists
April 4, 2006

Consumer Disney Movie Club Enhanced Masterfile This file is comprised of 443,402 12-month buyers of Disney movies via the Disney Movie Club. These families with children receive three free videos or DVDs and agree to purchase four more in the following two years. Enhanced selects include children’s age range, age of adult, grandparents, avid book readers, cat/dog owners, and more. The base list price is $95/M. Call your list broker or True North List Co., (203) 459-4348 or visit www.truenorthlist.com. About Kid Crafters & Kid’s Crafts Reach 891,612 individuals who have indicated via a survey that they purchase child-safe and/or child-focused crafting products, materials and

Market Focus: Beauty Product Buyers
August 1, 2004

A Beauty of a Market Even before Cleopatra made famous her kohl-rimmed eyes, women the world over sought out lotions, creams and powders to put their best face forward. And throughout the centuries, the desire for beauty products has only grown. The cosmetics industry basically is divided into three categories: skincare, haircare and color cosmetics. Citing research from Datamonitor, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine puts the total cosmetic industry at $124 billion, with sales expected to top $145 billion by 2005. It also points to skincare and color cosmetics as industry growth areas, with estimated sales of $31 billion and $22.5 billion, respectively. Many Faces,