Archive for May, 2012

USPS: Use QR Codes On Direct Mail & Save!

The Post Service will offer a temporary postage discount for mailings that include smartphone barcodes as it seeks to stem volume losses by encouraging advertisers to send more mail.

 The Postal Service will offer a 2 percent postage discount during Jul…

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Medical Devices As Drug Replacements?

Two venture capital firms are on the lookout for medical devices that can replace drugs. <~Advanced Technology Ventures~> (ATV) say this investment thesis helps to expand the possible alternatives for exit by attracting interest from both device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Their…

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International E-Commerce Requires Unique Capabilities

Over the next few years, the growth in online retail sales  in markets such as Western Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America is expected to outpace U.S. growth. Given this increase in cross-border e-commerce , many retailers are rushing to reach new markets. However, the unique circumstances …

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USPS Revises Standards for Market-Dominant Mail Products

Today the Postal Service sent the attached final rule to revise service standards for market-dominant mail products to the Federal Register.  The final rule will be posted on our “Information for Mailers” webpage at  0 comments / filed in Postal & Shipping News