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R.R. Donnelley Lands Multi-year Contract Renewal with Lands End

Press release from the issuing company

April 9, 2002 -- (WhatTheyThink.com) -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons has been awarded a long-term contract renewal with Lands’ End, a direct merchant of classically styled apparel and home furnishings. Under this agreement, company officials say Donnelley will continue to print the Lands’ End catalogs at its Warsaw, Indiana plant. Premedia services will be handled by R.R. Donnelley’s Premedia Technologies organization with logistics being managed by R.R. Donnelley Logistics. Lands’ End is a global direct merchant of classically inspired clothing for men, women and children, soft luggage and products for the home, sold through regular mailings of its catalogs and Web site. Jeff Jones, COO at Lands’ End said the decision was based on a number of factors. "R.R. Donnelley understands our business. Our two organizations share a synergistic philosophy of delivering the highest levels of quality, service and reliability to our customers. An agreement of this magnitude is not one we take lightly; we are very confident with our decision to renew our contract with R.R. Donnelley." Steven Zuccarini, president, catalog and retail solutions, at R.R. Donnelley says the company takes great pride in their relationship with Lands’ End. “We are extremely proud of the strong partnership we have built with Lands’ End - earning their trust and loyalty in producing the Lands’ End catalogs. We focus relentlessly on understanding our customers’ business challenges and providing solutions that best meet their needs and help them succeed." Besides printing, premedia and logistic services - R.R. Donnelley offers digital photography, content management and Internet consulting.