May 5, 2011




PMG Donahoe: Postal Service May Not Prepay Retiree Health Benefits

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service may choose not to pay its $5.5 billion annual obligation to the Treasury Department this fall. That payment covers the healthcare benefits of retired employees.
The USPS will have to make a decision on this …

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May 19, 2016




VTEX Accelerates Expansion in US and Europe

Following through on its commitment to providing global digital commerce solutions with a localized approach, VTEX announced the opening of offices in the US and Spain in the first quarter of 2016.

US and Spain locations join 7 other VTEX offices worldwide …

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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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September 23, 2011




House Panel Approves Bill For Five-Day Postal Delivery

A House of Representatives subcommittee approved legislation Wednesday to end Saturday mail delivery. The bill would drastically reduce the U.S. Postal Service’s workforce and its network of 32,000 post offices and processing plants.
The bill would also phase out …

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September 21, 2011




Obama’s Proposals Might Not Save USPS

President Obama is trying to lend a helping hand to the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service. But his proposals revealed this week aren’t nearly enough to save the USPS, according to industry experts.
Obama is pushing for five-day delivery …

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November 16, 2012




USPS Package Business Shining Light Amid Record Loss

As the U.S. Postal Service contemplates its record 2012 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2011 – Sept. 30, 2012) net loss of $15.9 billion — compared to a net loss of $5.1 billion for fiscal year 2011 – and holds out hope for comprehensive postal reform legislation during the lame-duck …

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July 30, 2015




Visa and Stripe Partner to Expand Ecommerce Globally

Visa Inc. and Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider, today announced a strategic partnership to support new technologies and online payment experiences for merchants, developers and consumers worldwide. Through this relationship, Stripe will accelerate its international expansion, particularly in …

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September 30, 2014




eBay to Finally Split Off PayPal

After years of speculation, eBay Inc. announced it will finally split off PayPal into a public traded company in the second half of 2015.

Creating two standalone businesses best positions eBay and PayPal to capitalize on their respective growth opportunities in …

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July 2, 2015




Making Some Noise with your Email Campaign

If you’ve ever had a chance to catch an episode of CNBC’s The Profit, then you already know the program’s host/entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis doesn’t waste time pinpointing the strengths and weaknesses of the businesses featured …

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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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