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Brennan to Replace Donohoe as Postmaster General

| Tim Parry

Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick R. Donohoe has decided to retire, and will be replaced by Megan J. Brennan, the current chief operating officer of the United States Postal Service. Here’s a look back at Donohoe’s accomplishments with the USPS, and a look at what Brennan brings to the table.

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Customers, Employees Hit By USPS Data Breach

| Mike O'Brien

A USPS data breach this fall affected personal information of up to 800,000 current and former employees as well as regulatory groups that oversee it, the agency reported. However no customer credit or debit card information was compromised, and USPS operations were not affected.

Holiday Shipping 2014

| Daniela Forte

Want to know which carrier will be open, closed or have changed service this holiday season? This infographic by ShipStation, gives all this information to help retailers get orders and presents out on time.

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Parcels – Including Groceries – The Future of USPS

| Mike O'Brien

“We have a very structured plan around all we’re trying to do to grow our package business,” said Cliff Rucker, vice president of sales for the USPS. “When you think about it, over one-third of our volume is gone since 2006 on the letter side, so that’s why we see packaging as a growth area.”