Catalogs are still alive. (Just not made of trees.)

Catalogs are not dead. Or even dying. They’re evolving. The concept “catalog” has been given last rites a number of times, but it rallies back. It climbed off its deathbed when the big omnibus printed catalogs started keeling over. Remember Monkey Ward’s? Specialized catalogs aimed at carefully crafted segments, however, survived. Printed catalogs were decimated but not obliterated by the …