Aug 9, 2018

The Package Coalition assembles for the U.S. Postal Service

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(Markets Edition) The government says there was no inflation from June to July. But what does that mean, given how inflation impacts our daily decisions? Also, many businesses are joining forces to support the U.S. Postal Service — they may not…

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Amazon and its rivals are teaming up to keep the U.S. Postal Service the way it is

Aug 9, 2018
The group of retailers call themselves the Package Coalition.
U.S. Postal service mail handler Eric Smith sorts packages at the U.S. Postal service's Royal Palm Processing and Distribution Center on December 4, 2017 in Opa Locka, Florida.
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(Markets Edition) The government says there was no inflation from June to July. But what does that mean, given how inflation impacts our daily decisions? Also, many businesses are joining forces to support the U.S. Postal Service — they may not be the Avengers, but they do have a name: the Package Coalition. Speaking of finding help, we also speak to an expert about how to handle working in a hostile environment. Today’s show is sponsored by Avast (avast.com) and Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace). (08/09/2018)

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC