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On Nov. 17, Atlanta-based United Parcel Service (UPS) announced that it would hike its ground and air shipping rates effective Jan. 1. Prices are increasing
In the waning hours of the 109th Congress and after 11 years of failed attempts legislators passed a historic postal reform bill just before 4 a.m. on
The U.S. Postal Service’s proposed rate changes and new guidelines from just about every other major parcel carrier mean that no matter what type of product
In a deal designed to lower sourcing costs and improve gross margins, women
Cataloger/retailer Christian Book Distributors (CBD) has purchased Best to You, a catalog and online merchant of Christian-themed gifts.
Golden Gate Capital and Sun Capital on Nov. 13 agreed to buy $1.75 billion cataloger/retailer Eddie Bauer for $614 million
Although the number of government workers with SmartPay credit cards has declined, workers spent 2% more with the cards during fiscal 2006 than they had the previous year.
In a move that all but ensures a going-private transaction, the board of directors at $407 million Hanover Direct unanimously approved a cash merger agreement with Chelsey Direct, its largest shareholder.
For those holding out hope that Congress will past postal reform legislation during its lame-duck session will have to wait a little longer, as the prospect of the bill coming to a vote this week is unlikely