The Swiss Colny

The Swiss Colony
Our very first, original food catalog dating back to 1926, our flagship Swiss Colony Catalog offers gifts of perfect taste—from delectable dobosh tortes to our award-winning butter toffee. It is the #1 food catalog in the country. As the holidays approach, our customers anxiously await the arrival of their catalogs, as we offer hassle-free Christmas shopping and ship directly to their friends and family across the country. The Swiss Colony is tradition at its best!

Seventh Avenue
Over 20 years ago, the Seventh Avenue® Catalog was established to meet a demand for unique holiday collectibles. It soon developed as "Your Department Store Catalog," bringing the breadth and one-stop convenience of a department store right to your front door.

Seventh Avenue's current goal is to bring its customers the same variety, but with offerings they won't find anywhere else. Our merchandisers search the world over for unique discoveries to appeal to customers' sense of personal style, from comfortable couches to rugged outdoor gear, and everything in between.

Friendly, fun, functional—that’s what Ginny’s is all about! This catalog is dedicated to providing customers with the newest products and the "tried and true" items for personal use, gifts and the home - including a variety of ground-breaking "Ginny’s Brand" appliances.
The Tender Filet
Since 1989, it is our gourmet food catalog. It features the finest, restaurant quality, top-of-the-line steaks, smoked meats, seafood, poultry, and desserts, making it easy to enjoy fine dining right at home.
Through the Country Door
Since 1998, our popular catalog has invited customers to “come home to warm, comfortable living” with an array of whimsical styles and products. When you step Through the Country Door, you enter a marketplace where you'll find country-inspired casual wear, accessories, gifts and furnishings that help our customers turn their home into a haven that speaks volumes about their personalities and those things they hold dear.
Midnight Velvet
Founded in 1987, Midnight Velvet set out to create a shopping experience that invites our customers to immerse themselves in a world of dramatic fashions, glamorous jewelry, fragrances and exotic home décor. We travel to the most exotic destinations in the world to find products worthy of the Midnight Velvet customer— to keep our product selection fresh while making everyday luxuries and signature style affordable.
Monroe and Main
Since 1999, this selection of women’s apparel, shoes and accessories offers both casual and career styles. Loaded with up-to-the-minute insight on the latest trends, this fashionable collection lets our customers put it all together!
Headquartered in Westmont, Illinois, this well-established Afro-centric catalog was acquired in the summer of 2006.  The stylish collection of women's apparel, shoes, and accessories celebrates mind, body, and spirit.  This wonderful addition to our catalog portfolio will allow our entire company to grow into new markets.

Home at Five
Schedules are busier, technology is quicker, and people are working longer (at stranger times). But there's still a time when work ends and home begins. We call it your "Home at Five time." You might spend yours cooking a family dinner, hanging out with friends, or taking a quick trip to the gym. But no matter how you choose to use it, Home at Five is here to help you make the most of it!

Montgomery Ward
If our name sounds familiar, it should! For over 128 years, Montgomery Ward has been a well-known and trusted catalog retailer. In 1872, Aaron Montgomery Ward established the first mail-order business with an innovative single-sheet catalog offering 163 items.  Today, we offer thousands of products, including home furnishings, décor, electronics, jewelry, outdoor, fitness equipment, cookware and small appliances.
Acquired in 2007, is geared towards providing affordable household furnishings with distinctive decorating possibilities -- from Asian-inspired, to traditional, to modern.  The website offers fantastic values on all the latest decorating trends for every room in the house, including furnishings, indoor and outdoor décor, and gifts.

One Step Ahead is an online and catalog retailer that specializes in unique, problem-solver products and resources for babies, children and parents. Aiming to save parents time, money, and frustration, One Step Ahead does the "pre-shopping" for parents by researching, comparing, and testing thousands of products to only offer the top performers from the vast children’s market.  The company rigorously pre-tests its products and makes exclusive product design enhancements based on feedback from actual parents from its extensive, nationwide Parents Panel.  The company offers a lifetime guarantee on all products.  One Step Ahead was founded by two parents in 1989 and joined the family-owned Colony Brands, Inc. group of retailers in 2013. 

  Wisconsin Cheeseman
Located in the heart of Wisconsin's cheese country, The Wisconsin Cheeseman is one of the leading food gift companies in the United States. Our first mail order flyer in 1946 featured three gift items. Since then, our assortment has expanded to include a wide variety of artisanal cheeses, sausages, chocolates, fruitcakes and more.  The Wisconsin Cheeseman remains committed to quality and continues to make many of our pastries, cheese spreads and chocolates, using recipes that have been passed down for generations. Many of our chocolates and cheeses have won awards at both the state and national levels.

Our Customer Guarantee

We guarantee every item will be exactly as advertised and arrive in perfect condition.  If anything is unsatisfactory in any way, our customers can contact us and we will make a prompt replacement or refund of the merchandise amount.  Not only is it part of our customer philosophy, it’s simply the right way to do business.