RR Donnelley absorbed another loss in its quarterly results, recording a net loss of $686.9 million in the fourth quarter. Impairment and restructuring charges, which totaled nearly $1.4 billion, were the primary culprits.
BY CAROLINE MILLER In August, catalog printers were crossing their fingers. The long-awaited holiday season was just around the corner. It's a time when most catalog printers see an increase of both page counts and quantity orders. And an increase is just what printers needed after a lackluster year. Top 10 -- Catalog Printers Company SegmentSales(millions) TotalSales (millions) 1 Quebecor WorldMontreal $1,105 $6,500 2 Quad/GraphicsPewaukee, WI $900 $1,800 3 R.R. Donnelley & SonsChicago $840 $5,254 4 Banta Corp.Menasha, WI $246 $1,538 5 Arandell Corp.Menomonee Falls, WI $196 $213 6 Perry Judd's Inc.Waterloo, WI $102 $343 7 Spencer PressWells, ME $94 $104 8 Continental Web PressItasca, IL $73 $121 9 Consolidated GraphicsHouston $68 $683 10 Von Hoffmann Corp.Saint Louis $64 $425 Sales figures are based on above printers'self-reported total and market segment breakdowns.At the time, early signs were beginning to indicate that catalog production would indeed increase during the