Is your mailbox overrun with unsolicited mystery catalogs? Do love browsing and shopping from them, but hate the issue deadlines? Well, wave goodbye to catalog clutter and missed opportunities because there's now an app for that! That's right, check out our AppList of catalog shopping apps for the iPad.
  • Newport News iCatalog App
    Free
    International Color Services
    The Newport News iCatalog App developed by International Color Services is an excellent digital rendition of the publisher's print version. Say goodbye to mystery catalog clutter. The app offers both swipe and page view navigation controls for quick access to the shopping cart, wish-list and item descriptions. The app also features some great hidden gems including sharing and a "read it later" portal. Rounding out the app's features is its use of push notification for new catalog downloads availability. If you love shopping from the Newport News print catalog, this app is a fantastic digital companion.
  • Jessica London iCatalog App
    Free
    International Color Services
    The next selection on the list is the Jessica London iCatalog app. This app is another icatalog developed by International Color Services that offers a fantastic catalog shopping experience. The app takes full advantage of its formatting for iPad by using a combination of swipe and tap controls for navigation. A quick tap activates the hidden toolbar for quick access to the shopping cart, wish-list and a handy measurements chart. One of the app's best features is its push notification for new catalog downloads.
  • Woman Within iCatalog App
    Free
    International Color Services
    The International Color Services just keep pushing out some amazing digital catalogs that really supplement the print versions. Indulge your guilty pleasure with the Woman Within iCatalog app. The app's push notification of the latest catalog means never having to miss a fantastic sale. Navigation is a snap; just swipe through the pages or use the convenient page view slider. The app's iPad formatting includes a toolbar for quick access to favorites, the shopping cart, and app's settings. The app also features tap zoom to view product details, share selections and add to wish-list. Rounding out the app is quick link to the website for quick checkout. All in all, the Woman Within iCatalog app is a great print version replacement.
  • Lafayette 148 New York iCatalog App
    Free
    International Color Services
    The Lafayette 148 New York iCatalog app puts the chic in catalog shopping. This app has some stunningly beautiful pages of fashion ideas. Its formatting for the iPad navigation controls allow for quick access to the shopping bag, the 148 website, and a handy measurements chart. Browsing the catalog is just a swipe away. Rounding out the app's features is its sharing, quick checkout and store locator options. The Lafayette 148 New York iCatalog app is another shopper delight from International Color Services.
  • Spiegel iCatalog App
    Free
    International Color Services
    For the catalog shopping lovers the, Spiegel iCatalog app is the king of catalogs. Developed by International Color Services, the app contains some of the same merchandise and uses a similar navigational structure as the Newport News app with an added twist. If you have a Spiegel credit card, you can use it to shop till you drop. The Spiegel iCatalog app is a digital rendition from the makers of the classic Spiegel mail order catalog from years gone by. While I was disappointed to see that the merchandise in the catalog was a duplication of the Newport News app, it's nice to see Spiegel move into the digital age.
  • Roaman's iCatalog App
    Free
    International Color Services
    The Roaman's iCatalog app is another selection from International Color Services. I know this list seem to be made up of mostly app created by them, but they simply have some fantastic offerings . This app is another excellent example of transforming a print publication to digital content. The app's pop-up item descriptions and color selector, wish-list, sharing and rating system make it an excellent alternative to the print version.
  • Pottery Barn Catalog Viewer
    Free
    Pixel Mags
    The Pottery Barn app Catalog is an excellent digital rendition. Offering free downloads of all available PB catalogs; the app is a perfect shopping companion. The app takes advantage of its formatting for the iPad using combination swipe/page views navigation, handy quick access button to the shopping cart, setting and search features. The app even lets you add bookmarks for quick resume reading. The Pottery Barn app has a fantastic hidden gem under the setting control; you can listen to your favorite tunes while browsing the catalog. Although this feature only allows for a single selection at a time, lacks a player control and continues to play track after the app has been closed, it adds a jazzy feel to the app's shopping experience.
  • Zappos Mobile
    Free
    Zappos Development, Inc
    The Zappos Mobile app is not so much a catalog as a one-stop-shopping venue. This app takes advantage of its formatting for the iPad bringing a total shopping experience. Search for items by category, gender or even color. The app's tap zooming and cover flow navigation make it a snap to find that needed item. If you are looking for new and exciting products, the app even has a section showcasing new arrivals. Rounding out the app's features is its in-app account creation, wish-list, and intuitive keyword search. If you like shopping for everything from one source, then the Zappos Mobile app is a great addition for catalog shopping.
  • Catalogs.com for iPad
    Free
    Catalogs.com
    The Catalogs.com app for the iPad is a portal to 70+ and counting digital catalogs from brands like Foot Locker, Home Depot, Aeropostale. The app uses a swipe navigation with page animations and pop-ups for item details viewing. I did find the pop-ups a little sluggish. The app's hidden treasures are its universal wish-list, a today's savings notifier, and a convenient table of contents for each catalog. While the app is limited in its use of formatting for the iPad, it makes the list for the sheer volume of catalogs content that it delivers.
  • Lands' End
    Free
    YUDU Media
    If you love Land's End and misplaced your last catalog, don't fret, there's an app for that. The Land's End app offers downloads of all the latest catalogs for your shopping pleasure. The app uses some very unconventional methods for navigation and product viewing; swipe and page view, tap to zoom and button controls for item details. I found the mixture of controls a bit confusing. The app also uses visible hot-spot indicators that I found detracted from my shopping experience. Rounding out the app's features is its in-app website portal for item detail viewing and checkout. Although the app presents a limited use of formatting for the iPad, a user's shopping experience is only slightly hindered.