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November 14, 2014




Brennan to Replace Donohoe as Postmaster General

The United States Postal Service Board of Governors announced today that Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick R. Donahoe has decided to retire on Feb. 1 after 39 years with the Postal Service.

In conjunction with that announcement, USPS’s Board of …

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November 10, 2014




Customers, Employees Hit By USPS Data Breach

The U.S. Postal Service said today it had been the victim of a data breach this fall, but that the intrusion did not involve credit or debit card data of customers making retail and online purchases from USPS services …

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November 6, 2014




USPS to Deliver Packages Seven Days a Week During Holiday Season

The U.S. Postal Service announced that beginning Nov. 17, it will provide seven-day package delivery to major cities and high-volume areas during the holiday season, including Christmas Day, in response to expected double-digit package volume growth.

“During the holidays, no …

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November 2, 2014




Carriers Forecast Record Holiday Season Volume

The three major parcel carriers – FedEx, UPS and USPS – are forecasting this to be the busiest holiday season ever.

USP said it anticipates volume of more than 585 million packages in December,  an 11% increase over 2013. UPS expects its 2014 peak delivery day …

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November 28, 2014




Mobile Commerce Sales Surge on Thanksgiving Day

Here are the online shopping trends reported by IBM’s real-time analytics for Thanksgiving Day:

Online sales were up 14.3% over the same period on Thanksgiving 2013
Mobile traffic accounted for 52.1% of all online traffic, an increase of 22.4% year-over-year
Mobile sales accounted for 32.3% …

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November 26, 2014




Holiday Season Ecommerce Spending Already Up 11%

It appears the holiday shopping season is in full swing online, as comScore says $17.5 billion has been spent online using desktop computers. That’s an 11% increase vs. the corresponding days last year.

Friday, Nov. 21 has been the heaviest online spending day …

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November 24, 2014




Global Consumers Get Early Start on Holiday Shopping Season

While Americans are gearing up for holiday shopping to begin this Thanksgiving weekend, the international holiday shopping season is already well underway, having kicked off on October 6th, according to data from Borderfree.

In recent years, cross-border shopping, payments and …

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November 22, 2014




How to Boost Social Shopping Sales This Cyber Weekend

Are you prepared for the upcoming retail holiday season? Every year, online merchants get ready for the inevitable onslaught of customer orders on Cyber Weekend. That may sound a bit scary, but fear not because Cyber Monday can help push …

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November 21, 2014




The Top 10 Holiday Email Marketing Tips

With the holidays around the corner the stakes for retailers have never been higher. Increased competition paired with the growing savviness of online customers means retailers need to put in place a robust email marketing strategy if they want to …

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November 20, 2014




Tackling Omnichannel this Holiday Season

Omnichannel continues to be the buzzword on the lips of marketers this holiday season.  Consumers are expecting a seamless experience across multiple devices, according to this infographic by Quick Pivot.

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