Quad/Graphics Catalog Clients Dominate 2009 Multichannel Merchant Awards

September 15, 2009

SUSSEX, Wis., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Catalogs produced at Quad/Graphics picked up a combined 11 of the 25 Gold and Silver awards presented in the Print Channel category of the 24th Annual Multichannel Merchant Awards.

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The catalogs, produced for Quad/Graphics clients The Orvis Co., L.L. Bean, Crutchfield Corp. and New Pig Corp, were recognized for excelling in all areas of marketing execution, including creative, merchandising, pagination, navigation, print quality and overall customer service.

“Quad/Graphics is proud to be a partner to these award-winning multichannel marketers,” said Joel Quadracci, Quad/Graphics President & CEO. “Their success underscores that print works, especially when you take the steps to execute it well.”

The annual awards, presented by Multichannel Merchant magazine, are the multichannel marketing industry’s top honors, recognizing superior print catalogs and Websites from both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer segments. This year’s winners are featured in the recently released September issue of Multichannel Merchant (www.multichannelmerchant.com).

“Quad/Graphics employs the industry’s most advanced platform and equipment, which we use to help our clients execute print well,” Mr. Quadracci continued. “Specifically, applying technology in creative, revenue-generating ways and using data to evolve ink on paper from a one-size-fits-all medium to one in which pieces and/or campaigns can be customized to each recipient’s interests, demographics, purchasing history, etc., and all produced cost effectively on a mass scale.”

Award-Winning Catalogs Produced at Quad/Graphics

    The Orvis Co.  (Company also named MCM's Cross Channel Merchant of the Year)
    Silver, Sporting Goods: Fly Fishing, Spring and Summer 2008
    Silver, Gifts: Ultimate Gift Guide, Holiday 2008

    L.L. Bean
    Gold, Consumer Apparel: Christmas Favorites 2008
    Gold, Gifts: Christmas 2008
    Gold, Home, Hardware and Gardening Supplies: L.L. Bean Home, Spring 2008
    Silver, Consumer Apparel: Summer 2008
    Silver, Business Specialty Products: Direct to Business, Holiday 2008
    Silver, Children's Products: Kids, Spring 2008
    Silver, Sporting Goods: Outdoor Gear and Clothing, Winter 2008

    Crutchfield Corp.
    Silver, Computer and High-Tech Equipment: Fall 2009

    New Pig Corp.
    Gold, Industrial Supplies: The Big Pigalog Buying Guide 2009

About Quad/Graphics

Quad/Graphics (www.QG.com) is the largest privately held printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products in the Western Hemisphere, and the third largest printer – public or private – in the nation. Headquartered in Sussex, Wisconsin (26 miles west of Milwaukee), the company provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, mailing/distribution (including the industry’s largest co-mail program) and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics. Annual sales are $2.2 billion. Worldwide employment approximates 11,000 people.

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