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Stop Catalogs – Brookstone – Herrington and Gardener’s Supply Company Lead Stopthejunkmail Requests Ending 11-3-2007

Stop Catalogs. The efforts by our user population to stop catalogs show Brookstone leads the way as the top stopped catalog / direct mail for week of 10/28/07 to 11/3/07. Some other catalog names Brookstone used in the past are Brookstone, Brookstone Collections and Brookstone Hard-to-find Tools. In October of 2005 OSIM International Ltd completed the strategic acquisition of Nasdaq-listed Brookstone Inc.

From the top 3 catalog web sites, the one line pitch catalogs companies display in the title bar. Below are a few
Brookstone: Brookstone – The Perfect Innovative Gift Idea – An Assortment of Specialty Consumer Products
Herrington: The Enthusiasts’ Catalog
Gardeners Supply Company:Garden Supply Store and Gardening Tips

Stop Catalog and Direct Mail Top 10
1. Brookstone
2. Herrington
3. Gardener’s Supply Company
4. The Vermont Country Store
5. Wine Country Gift Baskets
6. The Territory Ahead
7. Red Envelope
8. Hammacher Schlemmer
9. J. Jill
10. Home Decorators Collection

Raleigh NC and Washington DC lead US Postal Mail Opt Out of Junk Mail for week ending 10-27-07

Raleigh North Carolina and Washington DC lead the cities crusade for stopping junk mail and protecting ones privacy for the week 10-21-07 to 10-27-07.

Raleigh is known as the “City of Oaks” for its many oak trees, though pine trees are the dominant species. It has a population of approximately 367,995 (2007 estimate), making it the second most populous city in North Carolina, after Charlotte. N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance of Raleigh North Carolina has a nice recycling page which includes how to stop junk mail.

Washington D.C. or Washington District of Columbia (abbreviated as “D.C.”) has a population of 582,049 and have a web site call RECYCLE DC.

But of course we at believe that we should be stopping unwanted mail instead of recycling it!

By the way Hammacher Schlemmer, HearthSong American Girl and Plow & Hearth were in the top catalogs and direct mail of the list for this timeframe. This data is derived from the website user statistics.

10 Leading Cities Stopping Junkmail For Week Ending October 27th, 2007

1. Raleigh, NC
2. Washington, DC
3. Seattle, WA
4. Stamford, CT
5. Atlanta, GA
6. Mansfield, OH
7. Chicago, IL
8. Saint Louis, MO
9. Las Vegas, NV
10. Houston, TX

Catalog Choice Stops Overwhelm Subscribers for Week Ending 10-27-07

Catalog choice stops overwhelm subscribers this week. Subscribers at are overpowered by stopping all catalogs this week. No direct mail publications made it in the top choices list for October 21st to October 27th 2007.

Top Ten Direct Mail And Catalog Choices
1. Hammacher Schlemmer
2. HearthSong
3. American Girl
4. Plow & Hearth
5. Lands End
6. The Company Store
7. Back To Basics Toys
8. L.L. Bean
9. The Vermont Country Store
10. Ballard Designs Continue reading ‘Catalog Choice Stops Overwhelm Subscribers for Week Ending 10-27-07’

Atlanta Top Cities That Stop Receiving Junk Mail Week Ending 10-20-2007

Atlanta tops the list of cities that stop receiving junk mail for the week 10/14/07 to 10/20/07. Seems Atlanta has many tree street names. Many of them with peach tree in it. So it looks as though people in Atlanta like to name streets after trees and at the same time save the trees by using services to stop receiving junk mail. Keep up the good work Atlanta GA!

Atlanta is the capital and the most populous city of the state of Georgia, and the core city of the ninth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

10. PEARL RIVER NY Invited to Join the Denver Better Business Bureau

BOULDER, COLO. – November 6th, 2007 – announced today that they have been invited to join the Denver Chapter of the Better Business Bureau, promoting an ethical marketplace. has been in Business in Colorado since 2001 and possesses all the standards the BBB requires to become a Member.

“We are thrilled at being invited to join the Denver Chapter of the BBB. It is a very important step for our company since we have been advocating Consumer Privacy by helping consumers opt out of postal junk mail for 6 years now.” says President Margot Brown. “We feel that this will give consumers confidence when choosing our service to protect their privacy.” she adds., (, a Boulder, CO-based Company founded in 2001, provides a convenient way for subscribers to protect their privacy by opting out of direct mail.  For a nominal fee, helps members remove information from selected mailing lists; and through a partnership with the American Forests Organization, plants a tree to repopulate forests being depleted by junk mail production.

For more information about, please contact Margot Brown at 866.769.5885 or

Orvis and Title Nine Sports Top Catalog Choice for week of 10-20-07

Orvis and Title Nine Sports top catalog choice for usps junk mail for the week ending October 14th to October 20th 2007. The service tracks users leading catalog choice and direct mail choices for the week.

Top 10 Stops
1. Brookstone (OSIM International)
2. The Sharper Image (SHRP)
3. Pottery Barn (WSM)
4. Title Nine Sports
5. Woolrich
6. Garnet Hill (IACI)
7. Lands’ End (SHLD)
8. J. Jill (TLB)
9. Winter Silks
10. Orvis

Washington and California Lead US Postal Service Junk Mail Stops for Week Ending 10-13-07

Washington and California Lead US Postal Service Junk Mail Stops for Week Ending 10-13-07. They are states helping protect the environment. They are people that are looking at ways to save the earth by trying to go paperless. Let’s try to get a few other states interested in stopping unwanted mail. 🙂

Top Stops By State for Week 10/13/07

1. California (CA)
2. Washington (WA)
3. Georgia (GA)
4. Texas (TX)
5. New Jersey (NJ)
6. New York (NY)
7. Virginia (VA)
8. Colorado (CO)
9. Pennsylvania (PA)
10. Florida (FL)

Catalog Choices By Users. The Eliminated and Unwanted Catalogs for Week Ending 10-13-07

Below is the leading eliminated and unwanted catalog choices and direct mail choices for week ending 10-13-07 by users of Herrington, Lands’ End (own by Sears Holding Company) SHLD and Travel Smith lead Catalogs Chosen week ending 10/7/2007 to 10/13/2007.

1. Herrington
2. Lands End
3. Travel Smith (TravelSmith)
4. The Territory Ahead
5. Acacia
6. L.L. Bean Clothes for Women
7. Brookstone
8. Home Decorators Collection
9.Grand European Tours
10. Soft Surroundings

California, Massachusetts and Florida Head States That Opt Out Of USPS Postal Mail for 9-30-07 to 10-6-07

California Massachusetts and Florida lead the top stopped direct mail and catalog opt out choices between September 30th 2007 and October 6th 2007. These are the the top United States Postal Service customers that are stopping unwanted or unneeded junk mail on a daily basis.

These states were the most active in stopping junk mail. I thought it might be interesting to look at request to stop junk mail by city. The leading cities in the top ten were Baton Rouge LA, Las Vegas NV and San Francisco CA for this same time period.

Am thinking another interesting statistic might be catalog choice by city might in the future.

Topmost Popular States For Opting Out Of Junk Mail:
1. California (CA)
2. Massachusetts (MA)
3. Florida (FL)
4. Virginia (VA)
5. Texas (TX)
6. Nevada (NV)
7. Louisiana (LA)
8. Colorado (CO)
9. Georgia (GA)
10. Pennsylvania (PA)

California and New York Top Junk Mail Opt Outs for Week Ending 9-29-07

California and New York topped the junk mail opt outs for the week ending September 29th, 2007. The statistics are produced from the acutal stop usage by clients.

The physical size of California is the third largest state by area in the U.S.A. According to the, by 2007, California’s population has reached 37,700,000, making it the most populated state, and is the 13th fastest-growing state.

In physical size New York ranks 27th out of the 50 states. New York was the third largest state in population after California and Texas, with an estimated population of 19,306,183.

1. California (CA)
2. New York (NY)
3. Massachusetts (MA)
4. Washington DC (DC)
5. Florida (FL)
6. Texas (TX)
7. Georgia (GA)
8. Colorado (CO)
9. Vermont (VT)
10. Virginia (VA)