|Of the $46 billion dollars USPS collected in postage for market-dominant products in which it owns a monopoly, nearly $36 billion was accounted for by Standard Mail, Flats, and presort First Class Mail paid for by business mailers.
|The symbiotic relationship between USPS and bulk mailers is currently at an historic juncture, with the USPS struggling for its very survival and mailers dealing with an unprecedented “exigent” rate increase to help offset a steady 30% decline in First Class Mail and competition from the Internet. As it concluded its most recent fiscal year last September, the Postal Service declared a net loss of $5 billion and had posted losses in 19 of its previous 21 quarters.|
|We get to the heart of regulatory matters in one-on-one discussions with policymakers and stakeholders in postal, privacy, and other sensitive issues of concern to direct marketers.|
An August conference is scheduled to examine whether postal rates are inelastic and don't cause volume decreases when they're raised.
Three of four potential Postal governors favor giving the Postal Service primacy over the PRC in setting rates.
One-time OMB director and FTC chairman James C. Miller III and Victoria Reggie Kennedy lead a slate of four nominated to join the Postal Board of Governors.
USPS came close to hitting service and financial goals, in the PRC's estimation, but fell short in customer experience.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accepted a finalized settlement with Facebook today Aug. 9 that was proposed last November.
Research in the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Aug. 2012 edition of the Journal of Marketing Research provides a template for marketers to better understand trend speed and acceleration while filtering ...
Retailers have marked down summer-related goods to make room for pens, pencils and backpacks—indicating that it's time to kick-start back-to-school shopping.