February 18, 2013




USPS Seeks Advice on Creating a Dynamic Routing Technology

In an attempt to close the gap between private-sector rivals FedEx and UPS, The U.S. Postal Service is seeking advice on how to create a new, high-technology system for routing mail and packages, according to an article on Reuters….

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March 27, 2014




Toys R Us Lays Out New Omnichannel Strategy

Toys”R”Us, Inc. Outlines “TRU Transformation” Strategy (via PR Newswire)
New CEO and U.S. President Discuss Plans to Make Company Fit for Growth by Fixing Foundational Issues, Putting Disciplines into Operational Processes and Right-Sizing Cost Structure Strategic Plan …

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June 24, 2014




eBay Enterprise Names IBM’s Hayman its New President

eBay Inc. has named Craig Hayman as president of its eBay Enterprise business. Hayman will report to eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe.

“We are fortunate to have Craig join our leadership team and lead our Enterprise business unit,” …

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June 10, 2014




PayPal President David Marcus Leaves Company for Facebook

Ebay Inc. announced this week that PayPal president David Marcus is leaving the company for Facebook. His last day is expected to be June 27, according to a press release from eBay Inc.   Marcus will be leading Facebook’s messaging products.

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September 26, 2014




MetaPack Acquires ABOL Software Inc.

London-based ecommerce technology delivery services provider The MetaPack Group has acquired ABOL Software Inc. of Altlanta, a provider of multi-carrier shipping software in North America, the company said in a press release.

The acquisition expands MetaPack’s global delivery services …

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January 12, 2013




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December 18, 2013




Toys R Us Reports Grim Third Quarter Results

Toys R Us’ sales continue to decline and the net loss is continuing to grow in the third quarter, according to its earnings release.   Comparable store net sales were down 5.2% in the domestic segment primarily resulting from decreases in the …

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May 22, 2012




USPS to Consolidate Mail Processing Facilities in Phases

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will consolidate its network of 461 mail processing locations in a two-phased plan.
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The first phase will occur in July and August in about 48 locations, and …

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November 15, 2011




Donahoe Says Forget Exigent Case; It’s CPI

Despite the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to pursue an exigent rate increase, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said during a Nov. 10 webinar that the 2012 rate increase will be according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
“Our interest is CPI …

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February 26, 2014




eBay and U.S. Department of Commerce Announce Promotional Partnership

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and eBay Inc. CEO John Donahoe announced a partnership to promote U.S. trade and investment expansion. The joint effort will focus on increasing awareness of the …

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