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John Schulte
National Mail Order Association (NMOA)

The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs—2007 Edition

Minneapolis, MN January 30, 2007—The new 2007 Directory of Mail Order Catalogs is the most comprehensive directory of consumer and business-to-business catalogs available. For the first time the Directory of Consumer Mail Order Catalogs has been combined with its long time companion directory, the Directory of Business to Business Catalogs, together combining over 14,000 catalog companies in one easy-to-use volume.

Published since 1981, The Directory of Mail Order Catalogs and Directory of Business to Business Catalogs are the premier sources of information on the mail order catalog industry. These Directories of Mail Order Catalogs reflect over twenty years of in-depth, cumulative research. It is the source that business professionals and librarians have come to rely on for information about the thousands of catalog companies in the US.

Section I: Consumer Catalogs, covers over 9,000 consumer catalog companies in 44 different product categories from Animals to Toys & Games. The companies are arranged in over 40 chapters by product type, including:
1. Animals
2. Arts & Graphic Arts
3. Audio Visual
4. Automotive
5. Aviation
6. Baby Products
7. Boating
8. Books
9. Camping
10. Clothing
11. Collectibles
12. Computers
13. Consumer Electronics
14. Disabilities
15. Education
16. Electronics
17. Environment
18. Film, Video & Recordings
19. Fishing & Hunting
20. Food & Beverage
21. Gardens & Lawns
22. Gifts
23. Handicrafts
24. Health & Personal Care
25. Hobbies
26. Home Building & Repair
27. Home Furnishings
28. Jewelry
29. Kitchenware
30. Motorcycles
31. Music
32. Office Products
33. Optical
34. Performing Arts
35. Photography
36. Science
37. Shoes
38. Sporting Goods
39. Stationery & Forms
40. Tobacco
41. Tools & Machinery
42. Toys & Games
43. Travel & Leisure

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:

  • Audio Visual
  • Building Supplies
  • Computers
  • Exhibits
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Lighting
  • Metalwork
  • Office Products
  • Packaging
  • Printing
  • Sanitation
  • Security
  • Telecommunications
  • Tools & Machinery
  • Work Apparel & Uniforms

Detailed entries provide the following information for each catalog:

  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Phone & Fax Numbers
  • E-mail & Web site Addresses
  • Product Lines
  • Mailing List & Availability
  • Key Executive Contact Names
  • List Manager
  • Buyers & Product Lines
  • Catalog Frequency & Price
  • Sales Volume
  • Number of Employees
  • Years in Business

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.

The directory, priced at $350.00, is available for purchase online at

About The National Mail Order Association (NMOA)
Headquartered in Minneapolis, the NMOA ( is a membership-supported organization founded in 1972 to help small to midsize businesses and entrepreneurs involved in mail order and direct marketing. The NMOA provides education, information, and business contacts worldwide.

For more information contact:
John D. Schulte, National Mail Order Association (
Direct dial: 612-788-1673

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