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Mobile Commerce to Account for 24% of Total Ecommerce Sales by 2015  May 13, 2013 3:43 PM By Daniela Forte

U.S. mobile commerce in retail sales are expected to account for 24% of total ecommerce sales by 2015, according to an infographic by Invesp Consulting. The infographic projected growth for 2013 and beyond.

The Future of Flats and FSS  May 10, 2013 6:09 PM By Daniela Forte

Megan Brennan, Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. Postal Service came to speak at the American Cataloger Mailer Association’s National Catalog Forum in Washington D.C. on May 8. Her presentation provided an extensive amount of information about the future of standard flats and the FSS. I picked up some points during her hour-long presenation about the future […]

Solutions to Prevent Rising Postage Costs for Catalogers  May 10, 2013 3:02 PM By Daniela Forte

There are solutions catalogers can do to safeguard their catalog from rising postage costs.  In a hand-out at the American Catalog Mailers Association’s National Catalog Forum in Washington, D.C., Quad/Graphics offered eight solutions to prevent rising postage costs. Here are the eight smart solutions from Quad/Graphics:   Co-Mail:  It will optimize your presort savings and build […]

USPS Makes Innovative Changes  May 10, 2013 2:57 PM By Daniela Forte

It’s all about innovation for the U.S. Postal Service. The key areas of innovating are centered on how they can market their products and services.

Survey Finds Catalog Mailers Prefer Monday Delivery  May 09, 2013 2:13 PM By Daniela Forte

The American Catalog Mailers Association surveyed catalog mailers to gauge how their mailings change and according to survey results, 44.1% prefer Monday as the day of choice to get the catalog in the mailbox.

Donahoe Lays Out the Future of the USPS  May 09, 2013 2:00 PM By Daniela Forte

Post Master General and CEO Patrick Donahoe of the U.S. Postal Service painted a grim picture during his State of the USPS presentation to attendees at the American Catalog Mailers Association’s 2013 National Catalog Forum

The IMb Evolution  May 09, 2013 3:00 AM By Daniela Forte

Evolving is inevitable especially in today’s digital age. Technology dominates a significant portion of our everyday lives from social media, the use of mobile devices and computers among other forms of technology. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that the U.S. Postal Service continues to evolve in the digital age as well.

Catalogers Weigh in on Marketplace Fairness Act  May 08, 2013 3:57 PM By Daniela Forte

A group of catalogers and suppliers met with Congressional staff on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with the Marketplace Fairness Act which passed in the Senate on May 6.

Wal-Mart Builds New Global Technology Platform  May 07, 2013 2:31 PM By Daniela Forte

Wal-Mart is attempting to take the ecommerce market share from its competitor Amazon by building a global technology platform.

Consumers Stretch Their Budgets This Mother’s Day  May 06, 2013 5:27 PM By Daniela Forte

Consumers are expected to spend an average of $168.94 on mom, this Mother’s Day. This is an 11% increase from last year’s $152.42 and total spending is expected to reach $20.7 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s Mother’s Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, in a press release.

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