Steve told me that the poor economy and the cost of printing/mailing are two reasons their last catalog was printed in 2008. One other complicating factor is that manufacturers and suppliers were fine-tuning their prices even into January, making it difficult for Marriott's to get a catalog out the door before March or April.
But Steve did say they take great pride in their online catalog. Prices are current and I can see now that product images are plentiful. I am told they sell over 40,000 items, with online pictures of everything they carry and SKU numbers listed for everything they sell. I will miss the catalog (don't we always miss things the most after they are gone!?) because I find catalogs are great when you feel like browsing and dreaming. But I am impressed with their Web site; I find Web sites are better and faster than catalogs when you know what you want.
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