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More retailers promise last-minute Christmas delivery

Dec 15, 2014
... even after last year's debacle.
Posted In: usps, mail, holiday mail, holidays

Why it makes economic sense to send a letter for $0.49

Apr 25, 2014
For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can send a letter halfway across the globe. How?
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, mail

Thank you not very much for my address labels

Jul 10, 2013
Address labels: When a "free gift" fails to keep up with the times.
Posted In: mail

Postal Service to cut Saturday mail delivery

Feb 6, 2013
The United States Postal Service plans to announce it is suspending regular Saturday letter delivery in an effort to save money.
Posted In: mail, post office, U.S. Postal Service

Hate junk mail? You might have to get used to more

Aug 28, 2012
Deal between postal service and direct mail provider could mean more ad circulars in your mailbox.
Posted In: junk mail, Postal Service, mail, coupons

The surprising economics of spam

Aug 13, 2012
A look at the screwy economic model of that pesky inbox filler.
Posted In: spam, Microsoft, email, Facebook, mail

Postal Service cancels rural closings

May 9, 2012
Bowing to pressure from unhappy customers and members of Congress, the U.S. Postal service will not close some 3,600 rural post offices.
Posted In: post office, U.S. Postal Service, mail

First class mail will take longer

Dec 5, 2011
The U.S. Postal Service announced that it would shutter more than half of its processing centers next year increasing the number of days to deliver some mail
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, Postal Service, mail

On mailing champagne flutes

Nov 29, 2010
This final note today: A helpful tip as you get those holiday packages ready to ship off to relatives. Whatever you do, don't mark it "fragile."...
Posted In: fedex, holiday, mail, packages, Postal Service, UPS

Snail mail gets interactive

Sep 7, 2010
British stamp enthusiasts should be lining up with their smart phones at Royal Mail post offices by now. The nearly 500-year-old Royal Mail is the...
Posted In: data matrix code, mail, stamps