Tara. Age: 29.
Were you one of the thousands, probably millions, who did their holiday shopping online this year? Remember life before eBay, Amazon and all forms of Internet shopping? A century ago nearly all of America shopped via the mail-order catalog.
Chelsea. Age: 22.
Mail order is the buying of goods or services by mail delivery. The buyer places an order for the desired products with the merchant through some remote method such as:. Then, the products are delivered to the customer.
Juliette. Age: 27.
A Visual History of the Catalog
Jul 4, by Joost Buijs. For as long as we can remember, the catalog has been a vital part of the shopping experience. Catalogs are so ingrained in our daily lives that it can be easy to forget they have a very rich and interesting history. Why was the first catalog created?
Am so very excited about my recent flea market finds. Needless to say I was stoked! There are so many things in this catalog I wish I could order now!