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  • Neither rain, snow nor, in this case, online shopping ...

    Neither rain, snow nor, in this case, online shopping ...
    In recent years, mail carriers have had fewer and fewer letters to deliver. Demand has dropped so much that the U.S. Postal Service, which lost $5 billion in the 2013 fiscal year, tried to get Congress' approval to stop Saturday letter deliveries. So it...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
  • After Blockbuster Bust, Redbox to Reap $300 Mil Windfall: Analyst

    Blockbuster's pain will be Redbox's gain. DVD kiosk operator Redbox stands to pull in at least $200 million to $300 million in additional annual revenue after Dish Network shuts down Blockbuster's approximately 300 remaining U.S. stores and DVD-by-mail...
  • Report: Amazon and U.S. Postal Service reach deal for Sunday delivery

    Report: Amazon and U.S. Postal Service reach deal for Sunday delivery
    Amazon has announced a deal with the U.S. Postal Service that means customers will soon get delivery on Sundays, according to the Washington Post. "Previously, a shipper had to use its (the post office's) pricey Express Mail service and pay an extra fee...
  • Will 'Harry Potter' Stamps Succeed Where 'The Simpsons' Failed?

    The United States Postal Service took a major financial hit when it released a series of commemorative postage stamps celebrating the 20th anniversary of "The Simpsons" four years ago. But the USPS isn't giving up on offering up fan-friendly characters...
  • Wrigleyville moped driver charged in assault

    Wrigleyville moped driver charged in assault
    A Wrigleyville man was arrested Sunday night after he was accused of assaulting a U.S. Postal Service police officer who suspected the man was driving his moped around Lakeview while intoxicated. The man, Eric Dahl, 33, was charged with aggravated...
  • Howard Co. police warn residents about mail theft

    Howard County police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are advising residents to take precaution after a number of thefts of outgoing checks from home mailboxes were reported. There have been approximately 40 cases of theft from mailboxes since the...
  • USPS releases ‘Harry Potter’ Forever stamps, controversy ensues

     
    For those of us who don't receive our letters via owls, the United States Postal Service is releasing “Harry Potter”-themed […]...
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
  • Congress still hates the U.S. Postal Service

    Two Sundays ago I was roused from my midday stupor by the doorbell. I staggered to the door to discover a big box from Amazon deposited on the stoop, and a U.S. Postal Service truck just rounding the corner on its way to make another Sunday delivery....