Archive for November 28th, 2016

Dead Tree Edition: Never Stamps: A $3.5 Billion Postal Subsidy

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 28th, 2016 at 3:16 pm

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USPS ready for record Cyber Monday

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WASHINGTON — Americans are expected to make Cyber Monday 2016 the largest ever and the U.S. Postal Service, the largest e-commerce deliverer, is ready.

The Postal Service will handle approximately 750 million packages this holiday season, an increase of more than 12 percent over last year. This is double the volume of packages handled just four years ago.

According to market researcher Adobe Digital Insights, Cyber Monday sales will exceed $3 billion, an increase of 9.4 percent over last year.

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 28th, 2016 at 3:06 pm

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