All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘post office’

Amazon Sunday Delivery Hits 15 More Cities

In November, Amazon announced that it teamed up with the USPS to start offering Sunday delivery in New York and Los Angeles with more areas to follow. On Thursday, the company announced the expansion of the service into fifteen new cities. The new areas include: Austin, Cincinnati, College Station, Columbus, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Lexington (KY), Louisville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, …

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Price Of Postage Stamps Going Up In January

Just when we were getting used to the $.46 cent price tag for one postage stamp, things are going to change again. The new postage stamp as of January 26th will cost American’s $.49 cents. Imagine, nearly $.50 cents to mail a letter. Due to the financial struggles the United States Postal Service (USPS) has endured since the beginning of …

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Stamp Prices May Soon Increase Again [Report]

You know how the U.S. Postal Service keeps raising the price of postage? Well, get used to it, because it looks like the price of stamps may soon be rising again. A report out from CNN Money says USPS board chief Mickey Barnett said the board has directed the USPS to “evaluate price increases,” while also noting that, “as a …

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United States Postal Service Losing $25M a Day

It’s no secret that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been struggling for years. The company has seen its revenues fall in the face of email and the new internet economy. In February, the USPS announced that it would be dropping Saturday mail delivery to try and cut its losses. However, congress just this month passed a resolution barring …

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USPS Clothing Line to be Sold Next Year

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has announced a new partnership with Cleveland apparel manufacturer Wahconah Group. The companies will create the “Rain Heat & Snow” line of apparel and “accessory products.” The clothes will be designed around the unofficial USPS creed, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their …

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Postal Service Closings: Snail Mail Can’t Compete With Internet

With the ushering in of the digital age comes the inevitable decline of long-standing traditions, like going to the post office to send out and receive mail. So many companies do business online now–the offering of bill-pay and e-commerce have certainly been huge components in the decrease of traditional mail–that snail-mail has become all but obsolete, which is bad news …

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Can the Post Office Survive the Digital Age?

In an article earlier this year, we asked, “Is email killing the post office?” Well, the post office is not dead yet, but it’s not helping from the looks of it. The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t have the money it needs to pay its bills, and email and the web are clearly major factors. Can the post office survive the …

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Is Email Killing the Post Office?

Is email killing the post office? It’s not a new question. In fact, it’s been around nearly as long as the mainstream use of email itself, but it’s also not gone away, and the USPS has seen better days. I’m not normally one to buy too much into the typical x is killing y kind of hype, but the Postal …

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