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  • Dead Tree Edition

    Forever Stamps: Not a Sexy Investment

    September 28, 2014

    Sales of Forever Stamps spiked shortly before the 3-cent price increase in January, dropped slightly for a few months, and have now returned almost to normal.Some people stocked up to beat the price increase but not many bought more than a few extra months' worth of stamps, numbers released Friday by the U.S. Postal Service suggest.Thanks to the temporary "exigent" surcharge, January's increase to 49 cents was the largest since Forever Stamps went on sale in 2007. That led to speculation about people hoarding or even investing in Forever Stamps.   First Class Forever Stamp revenues were


    Last post moved to as early as 9am at nearly half of Britain’s post boxes

    August 08, 2014

    The last collection times at nearly half of the post boxes in Britain have been brought forward to... This is a summary- visit for the full story, comments and more.

  • Courier, Express, and Postal Observer

    Is Saturday Delivery Making a Comeback?

    May 12, 2014

    Australia Post just announced that it will expand to 6 day delivery starting in the 4th quarter of this year. However, Australia Post’s actions should not provide any hope for those in the United States trying to save Saturday delivery as Australia Post’s actions are limited to parcel delivery. (See Australia Post to deliver parcels on weekends as trading hours extended) The move to expand parcel delivery to Saturday was announced at the same time Australia Post announced that it would expand retail hours at its corporate offices to Saturdays as well. These actions both provide Australia Post with the