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USPS Seals Deal with Amazon for Sunday Deliveries

Isn’t it irritating when non-business days prolong deliveries you’re waiting for? Well, that won’t be a problem anymore – at least not when you purchase something from Amazon. It appears the world’s largest online retailer has sealed an innovative deal with the United States Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays. The Seattle-based commerce company issued a press release on …

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USPS, Amazon’s Sunday Delivery Deal May Save Postal Service

Amazon customers now have even more incentive to shop through the online retailer: Sunday deliveries. The U.S. Postal Service has teamed up with Amazon to deliver packages on Sundays in Los Angeles and New York, with plans to expand to more cities next year. Considering that Christmas is just around the corner, this will help people who live in participating …

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USPS Amazon Sunday Deliveries Started Yesterday

The regular mail may not run on Sundays, however, if you order from Amazon, your orders will now be shipped seven days a week. The United States Postal Service recently partnered with Amazon to allow the delivery of their packages on Sundays. That’s right, the same group that wanted to quit working on Saturdays, will now be working on Sundays. …

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Amazon To Start Offering Sunday Delivery

The worst part about free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime is ordering something on Friday and having to wait until Monday to get it. If only the post ran on Sunday, right? Well, that will soon be a reality for two of the biggest cities in the U.S. Amazon announced this morning that it has teamed up with the U.S. …

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Stamps Increase: USPS Seeks To Raise The Price

The USPS is seeking to increase the price of stamps, which will certainly be disapproved of by American citizens. The postal service is planning a 3-cent increase, which would raise the price to 49 cents, in order to mail a letter. The proposal of this rate increase must be approved by the independent Postal Regulatory Commission. If accepted, the increase …

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U.S. Postal Service Proposes 3 Cent Stamp Hike

In a new proposal by the financially embattled United States Postal Service, first-class postage could rise 6.5%, or 3 cents, to 49 cents a stamp, in early 2014. The hike would increase revenue by roughly $2 billion a year. The new pricing, along with hikes for other type of mail, including postcards and packages, would take effect on January 26. …

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Johnny Cash Stamp To Be Released This Week

Johnny Cash still has a devoted fanbase ten years after his death, and now his legacy is being honored with a postage stamp designed to look like an album cover. “The committee selects individuals to be on stamps based on accomplishments in their fields, and Cash was a natural fit,” Postal Service spokesman Mark Saunders said. “He has a huge …

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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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Should The Post Office Keep Saturday Mail?

There has been talk of the United States Postal Service ending Saturday mail delivery for years now. In recent months it appeared to be getting closer to reality. Do you want to see Saturday mail stay, or is it better off as a thing of the past? Let us know in the comments. Congress recently passed a resolution that the …

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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 Cuts Saturday Deliveries, But Who Will Be Most Affected?

The USPS has been the topic of much debate over the past couple of years as it reviews its options now that the digital world has seemingly rendered mail service near-obsolete. Though widespread email use has all but eliminated the need to send letters and many people are going paperless in an effort to be green, a lot of people …

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