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On-Demand America: The Rise of Same-Day Delivery and Near-Instant Gratification

by John Kruzan | December 9, 2015 | No Comments

Shipping Warehouse

We live in an on-demand society. Buying today is as easy as clicking or tapping an app on your phone and then waiting mere minutes for the service to show up right to your doorstep, whether it’s food from GrubHub or rides from Uber. And with the technology taking care of the supply side of […]

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How SMBs Used Small Business Saturday to Send Smart and Drive Commerce

by Janet Granger | December 1, 2015 | No Comments

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Every holiday season, shoppers get the best holiday shopping deals just by remembering the days of the week. It started with Black Friday, as spiraling lines and parading stampedes descended upon big-box retailers. On Small Business Saturday, the spotlight turned to smaller, local shops. Then, after a day of respite, shoppers spent Cyber Monday surfing online […]

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‘Tis the Season: A Look at Shoppers’ Holiday Shipping Preferences

by Janet Granger | November 17, 2015 | 2 Comments

Holiday Gift Present

Looking to get a jump on your holiday shopping this year?  It’s understandable. How many of us have been caught scrambling to buy something at the last minute, only to be frustrated by items being out-of-stock, or delivery options that simply won’t get that gift delivered in time? It’s hardly a surprise that shoppers across […]

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The U.S. Postal Service’s New Direct Mail Innovation: Informed Delivery

by Janet Granger | November 10, 2015 | No Comments

Phone Touch Screen

As popular as email has grown, it’s still no substitute for direct, physical mail. Over 90 percent of young shoppers report direct mail as having a bigger influence on their buying decisions than email. More than that, people just like the sensation of receiving mail – two-thirds find physical mail more personal than email, 55 […]

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U.S. Postal Service Reveals Shipping Deadlines for Holiday Shopping Season

by Janet Granger | November 3, 2015 | No Comments

U.S. Postal Service Holiday Shipping Deadlines

For retailers, the name of the game this holiday shopping season is speed, speed, speed. While our 2015 Holiday Shipping Survey found that choice is most important to shoppers this year – the ability to shop online or in-store, whether last minute or months in advance – it’s speed that has retailers worried, because they […]

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3 SMB Trends that Show the Value of Innovating at the Speed of Technology

by Janet Granger | October 27, 2015 | No Comments

consumerization of technology

The consumerization of technology has changed how small businesses interact with – and deploy – new innovations. As small business owners and employees become accustomed to new technologies in their personal lives, they bring this knowledge and background into the workplace and expect similar solutions to be available to them there, as well. The challenge for small […]

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How Parcel Management Solutions Help Law Firms Win the Revenue Battle

by Janet Granger | October 20, 2015 | No Comments

law firm parcel management

For law firms, maintaining a healthy bottom line continues to be a struggle between meeting the needs of demanding clients and increasing back-office efficiency. In its 2015 Report on the State of the Legal Market, the Georgetown University Law Center noted that control of the legal market is firmly in buyers’ hands, with many clients […]

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