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NINE RULES FOR DRTV SUCCESS
Since 1967, Lockard & Wechsler has been planning, buying and analyzing direct-response campaigns 6 W t f for major corporations and fast-growing startups alike. In that time, we’ve established nine proven a f t methods to make DRTV make money – no matter what product you’re selling, no matter what medium R d you’re using. When every minute matters, these are the rules for success. n f

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T To give your campaign its greatest chance for success, come to an agency that knows the rules for success. f f W With Lockard & Wechsler, you’ll benefit from decades of DR experience including short-form and longW r f tf f form TV, radio, direct mail, FSIs and print. Your media will be V Y placed by senior people with the experience and the long-term relationships necessary to get the best deals. And, your business will grow with an agency who actually believes in direct response ads like this, rather than one that reverts to awareness ads to promote itself. a f

For additional information call Dick Wechsler now at f W (914) 250-0250 or visit www.LWDirect.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Electronic Retailer - March 2012

Chasing Shadows in Mobile Retail
Calendar of Events
Industry Reports
eMarketer Research
IMS Retail Rankings
Jordan Whitney’s Top Categories
Lockard & Wechsler’s Clearance & Price Index
Cover Story CarMD Makes a DR Diagnosis
Selling in a Fragmented World
Case Study DR Marketing North of the Border
Advertiser Index
Bulletin Board
Classifieds
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Industry Reports
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - eMarketer Research
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - IMS Retail Rankings
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Jordan Whitney’s Top Categories
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Lockard & Wechsler’s Clearance & Price Index
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Cover Story CarMD Makes a DR Diagnosis
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - 27
Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Selling in a Fragmented World
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Case Study DR Marketing North of the Border
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Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Bulletin Board
Electronic Retailer - March 2012 - Classifieds
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