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A mailbox could overturn the Amazon union vote results

The mailbox stands in front of the Bessemer warehouse. Supplied by the RWDSU. On Monday, an NLRB official said Amazon violated labor law during its union election, according to the union. The union behind the failed unionization attempt had argued a warehouse mailbox may have deterred voting. A final decision on whether to throw out the results of the union vote has yet to be made by the NLRB. See more stories on Insider's business page. A mailbox outside of Amazon's Alabama wareho...
Tags: Amazon, US, Alabama, Trends, US Postal Service, Usps, Postal Service, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Bessemer, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union, Stuart Appelbaum, Bessemer Alabama, ULP, Tyler Sonnemaker


NLRB official says Amazon violated labor law in union vote, recommends new election, according to union

The mailbox outside Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, that prompted allegations from the RWDSU that the company was trying to manipulate the election. Supplied by the RWDSU. An NLRB official found Amazon violated labor during its union election, according to the union. As a result, the official recommended that a new election should be held. An NLRB regional director will now make a formal decision about whether to hold a second election. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Amazon, Unions, Alabama, Trends, Usps, Biden, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Tech Insider, Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union, Stuart Appelbaum, Bessemer Alabama, RWDSU, Amazon Union, Tyler Sonnemaker


Wall Street's return to work is saving NYC while Big Tech is letting Silicon Valley empty out

A man sits on the Wall street bull near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 24, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Differences in the New York and Bay Area back-to-work strategies are hitting the big cities' economies. Wall Street's return-to-work orders powered an early commercial real-estate comeback and revived downtown neighborhoods. Tech giants in the Bay Area have delayed in-office work, leading to a slower recovery and huge exits. See more stories o...
Tags: New York, New York City, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Usps, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Jefferies, Bay Area, Charlotte, Apple Google, Oxford Economics, Sun Belt, New York Stock Exchange NYSE, Big Tech


Forget the suburbs, the 'exurbs' are the place to be

Getty Images/Cavan Images Exurbs were the hottest destination for white-collar Americans fleeing cities during the pandemic. The areas are more rural than suburbs and offer cheaper housing and more space for those escaping the city. The exurban migration could end up mirroring the suburban boom of the 1950s. See more stories on Insider's business page. After years of being overshadowed by city centers and chic suburbs, "exurbs" are winning over Americans. Think, less suburb, more rur...
Tags: New York, Milwaukee, New York City, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Usps, Silicon Valley, Jefferies, Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Baby Boomers, Kenosha County Wisconsin, Jefferies Jefferies, Ben Winck, Sussex County New Jersey


People are moving back to NYC, but not to San Francisco - and the migration to the Sun Belt looks permanent

People loading a moving truck in Manhattan on September 12, 2020. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Imates People are flocking back to New York and staying away from Silicon Valley, Jefferies analysts said. USPS mail-forwarding data shows New York's occupancy growing with finance giants reopening offices. Big Tech's delayed office return is likely driving population declines in the Bay Area, Jefferies said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The second stage of pandemic-era migra...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Boston, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Austin, Usps, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, East Coast, Jefferies, Tampa, Sun Belt


A 29-year-old turned her quarantine hobby into a jewelry business beloved by models and a 'Bachelor' star. Here's how she spends her day.

Charlotte Alden Lottie Charlotte Alden is the founder of jewelry company lottie, which she started after losing her job last year. Models and celebrities are already sporting her handmade designs. To Insider, Alden gives a behind-the-scenes look at running a jewelry brand as the category heats up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charlotte Alden was working as an art specialist at an auction house when COVID-19 reached the US and shuttered roughly 200,000 businesses. She ...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, US, Trends, Adidas, Usps, Manhattan, Alden, Lottie, Martha, Martha s Vineyard, Unum, EAST HAMPTON, Nina Agdal, Brooklyn Miami, Emma Chamberlain


How to Reduce Shipping Costs

High shipping costs is off-putting for customers so it is crucial for ecommerce businesses to find the right balance. Reducing the initial costs as much as possible is the key to both companies and their customers benefiting the most, and this ultimate guide to reducing ecommerce shipping costs will show businesses of any size how to save lots of money. What are Shipping Costs? Ecommerce shipping costs cover all the aspects of packaging and posting a package within the ecommerce industry. The...
Tags: US, Sales, Canada, Atlantic, United Kingdom, Usps, DHL, USPS Priority Mail, Small Business Operations, ShippingEasy, Add Shipping, Shippo Arpin International Group, Prepaid Shipping Prepaid


Eastward, Ho! Day 39: Bardstown Museums and a VRRV part swap

 Wednesday, July 14Martha and I went with Jane and Larry H. to check out three museums in nearby Bardstown, KY.  The first one was the Civil War of the Western Theater museum.  As the name states, it concentrated on historical artifacts/documentation from the Civil War battles in the western half of the states established back then. The museum had several great displays of artifacts, weapons, photographs and militaria, this is but one of many: Battlefield medicine back then involved a lot...
Tags: Amazon, Usa, Kentucky, Motorcycles, Usps, Nice, Mel Gibson, Csa, PCM, Moore, Larry, Jane, Bardstown, Clara Barton, Hal Moore, Martha Jane


Can you solve the "secret" phrase on the USPS's new Mystery Message stamps?

The US Postal Service yesterday released a new stamp emblazoned with unusual colorful patterns. Each pattern is a camouflaged letter of the alphabet. A full pane of the twenty different stamps spells out a mystery message. Designed by art director Antonio Alcalá, the USPS held a dedication ceremony for the Mystery Message Forever stamp at the International Spy Museum in Washington DC. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Washington, US Postal Service, Usps, Stamps, Antonio Alcalá, International Spy Museum, Philately, Secret Codes


USPS issues stamps with "secret" message

The US Postal Service yesterday released a new stamp emblazoned with unusual colorful patterns. Each pattern is a camouflaged letter of the alphabet. A full pane of the twenty different stamps spells out a mystery message. Designed by art director Antonio Alcalá, the USPS held a dedication ceremony for the Mystery Message Forever stamp at the International Spy Museum in Washington DC. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Washington, US Postal Service, Usps, Stamps, Antonio Alcalá, International Spy Museum, Philately, Secret Codes


Postal Service Asks Court to Toss Vehicle Fleet Lawsuit

Potential vendor says USPS' process was unfair, but mailing agency says company hasn't followed proper procedures.
Tags: Management, Usps, Postal Service Asks Court


I bought a $70 printer to return things I bought online during the pandemic - and it was my best decision yet

I bought an HP DeskJet from Amazon because I was fed up with struggling to find a printer for online returns. Katie Canales/Insider Online shopping surged during the pandemic, and it made me realize the value of printers. Some sites don't make it easy to return things, and many stores stopped accepting in-person returns. I bought one off Amazon and I wish I'd done it sooner. See more stories on Insider's business page. I never thought I'd own a printer. Then the pandemic ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Bloomberg, Usps, Deloitte, Don, Katie Canales, Tara LaChapelle, Katie Canales Insider Online


Why Marketing is All About Building Relationships

Think about some of the biggest companies in the world – names like Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Walmart, Google, etc. will surely come up. How did these become the behemoths amidst the millions of companies that exist today? There’s one thing that they did correctly – building solid relationships with their consumers. These companies didn’t stick to being just another means of service, but rather, started selling an experience. The whole euphoria of visiting the Apple store, buying the iPhone, sho...
Tags: Apple, Business, New York, Sales & Marketing, Customers, Usps, Customer, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Right Now, Sofia, Apple Microsoft Amazon Walmart Google, Sofia Wilton, SofiaaWilton Facebook


Stamps.com soars 65% after Thoma Bravo announces it will buy the online postage company for $6.6 billion in cash

Xinhua/Wang Ying/ Getty Images Stamps.com soared 65% on Friday after Thoma Bravo said it would acquire the online postage company.Shareholders of Stamps.com will receive $330 per share, representing a 67% premium from Thursday's closing price.The deal ends a volatile history for Stamps.com as a public company, in which it was often the target of short-sellers.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Shares of Stamps.com soared as much as 65% on Friday af...
Tags: US, Trends, UPS, US Postal Service, Usps, Thoma Bravo, Matthew Fox, Xinhua Wang Ying Getty Images Stamps, Shareholders of Stamps


What's open and closed this July 4th weekend

This Fourth of July will be observed as a federal holiday on Monday, July 5. Some retailers are adjusting their hours accordingly, while banks, the USPS and government-owned facilities will be closed.
Tags: Cnn, Usps


Let the USPS ship alcohol. It will help post office finances and raise spirits nationwide.

As the USPS continues to struggle, Congress has an opportunity to change the game by finally allowing it to ship beverage alcohol of all kinds.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Congress, Usps, Usa Today


10 Things in Politics: Biden's playbook for Hunter attacks

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:7 ways Democratic strategists say Biden should prepare for GOP Hunter Biden investigationsThe New York City mayoral race is a messState economies are booming, but most are still deep in a holeOne thing to watch for: Former President Donald Trump and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will tour a section of the unfinished bo...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, Montana, Nsa, White House, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Getty Images, Fox


Amazon's New Safety Crisis Could Be Heat Waves

Amazon workers have faced no shortage of health hazards in the company’s warehouses. While we’ve focused on injuries, inadequate restroom access, covid-19 safeguards, and psychological torment, extreme heat could become the next imminent threat in the face of climate change. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Environment, Articles, Usps, Construction, Bernie Sanders, Public Citizen, Juley Fulcher, Heat Wave, Medical Emergencies, Heat Stroke, Earther, Thermoregulation, Christian Smalls, Maria Boschetti


Watch this mail carrier toss a package… right onto the roof of a house

In Terrytown, Louisiana, Yeimi Alcantara's heard a thunk on her roof yesterday afternoon. "I heard a noise and went to the door only to see the USPS carrier leaving," Alcantara told WGNO. "I could not believe my eyes when I watched the video. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Oops, Mail, Usps, Special Delivery, Alcantara, WGNO, Terrytown, Louisiana Yeimi Alcantara


'Another sucker ordering stuff on Amazon': A video of a UPS driver railing against Amazon deliveries showed the tech giant's impact on the entire courier system

Amazon A TikTok showed a UPS driver unhappy with the number of Amazon packages a customer had ordered. During this year's Prime Day, Prime customers bought more than 250 million items, Amazon said. Carriers including FedEx, UPS, and the USPS deliver millions of Amazon packages every year. See more stories on Insider's business page. A TikTok showing a UPS delivery driver unhappy with the number of Amazon packages he had to deliver to a customer went viral on Wednesday before it wa...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Trends, Amazon Prime, E-commerce, UPS, Shipping, Usps, Retail, Fedex, United States Postal Service, Tik Tok, Tech Insider, Prime Day, Mentzer


'Another sucker ordering on Amazon': A video of a UPS driver railing against Amazon deliveries showed the tech giant's impact on the entire courier system

Amazon A since-deleted viral TikTok showed a UPS driver unhappy with the amount of Amazon packages a customer ordered. During this year's Prime Day, customers bought more than 250 million items from Amazon. Several carriers deliver millions of Amazon packages every year, including FedEx, UPS, and the USPS. See more stories on Insider's business page. A TikTok showing a UPS delivery driver clearly unhappy with the amount of Amazon packages he had to deliver to a customer went viral...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Trends, Amazon Prime, E-commerce, UPS, Shipping, Usps, Retail, Fedex, Tik Tok, Tech Insider, Amazon Several, Prime Day, United States Postal Service Amazon


Yes, Amazon delivers on Sunday - but not everywhere

If you live in the right location, Amazon will deliver to you on Sundays. Chesnot/Getty Images Yes, Amazon does make deliveries on Sunday - but not everywhere in the United States. If Amazon delivers on Sunday in your area, you'll likely see it as a shipping option when you order something. You can also contact UPS or USPS directly for more information, since they handle Amazon's Sunday deliveries. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Amazon has become one o...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, UPS, Online Shopping, United States, Shipping, Usps, Sunday, Deliveries, Amazon Delivery, Tech Insider, Amazon Locker, United States Postal Service UPS, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


A new USPS plan could add two days to delivery times for some Americans. Here are the states that could be hit hardest by mail delays.

Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The Postal Service's 10-year plan could slow mail delivery times by as much as two extra days. The new policies would heavily impact delivery times along the West Coast, as well as parts of Florida and Texas. The service cuts could make it even harder for USPS to compete with delivery services like Amazon Prime. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new US Postal Service plan could tack on as much as two extra days to mail del...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Washington, US, Trends, Amazon Prime, Economy, UPS, United States, US Postal Service, Usps, Las Vegas


21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4 to 5-day delivery times could have 'significant' impact on mail-in ballots

VENTNOR CITY, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 13: A USPS worker wearing a mask puts envelopes in a mailbox while driving past as the state of New Jersey continues Stage 2 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on August 13, 2020 in Ventnor City, New Jersey. Stage 2, allows moderate-risk activities to resume which includes pools, youth day camps and certain sports practices. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Attorneys general from 21 states issued a statement opposing...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington Post, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, US Postal Service, Usps, New Jersey, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Postal Regulatory Commission


21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail

Critics argue that the Postal Service is betraying its duty to provide quality service to rural communities.
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21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4 to 5-day delivery times could have 'significant' impact on...

Critics argue that the Postal Service is betraying its duty to provide quality service to rural communities.
Tags: Usps, Postal Service


Louis DeJoy's first year as postmaster general: Controversy, delays, FBI investigation

As he marks a controversial year at the helm of U.S. Postal Service, Louis DeJoy is under federal investigation for pre-USPS campaign contributions.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fbi, Usps, Usa Today, U S Postal Service, Louis DeJoy


What’s Open And Closed On Friday Now That Juneteenth Is A Federal Holiday

(CNN) — Most federal government employees across the country will have Friday off after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a US federal holiday. But the introduction of a new federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States has created a patchwork of responses — leaving some government offices, schools and businesses open, while others close to observe the holiday. “Agencies should direct such employees to not report to work on Friday — unless...
Tags: Apple, Google, Texas, News, California, Washington, US, Alabama, Holiday, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, United States, Washington Dc, Usps, States, Dc


Know How to Save on Shipping Costs? Follow These Tips

Looking for the cheapest shipping costs is not just being frugal, it’s wise. Getting the same high-level quality at a lower price is possible with the proper research.  To save you the trouble, we’ve compiled tips for small businesses to save on shipping costs, summarized into three suggestions for easy recall.  Tip#1: Explore all corners of packing The most common basis for shipping costs are the package’s weight and dimensions. Here are some ways to ensure your packing will not be...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Money, US, Shipping, Usps, Diana, Customs, Right Now, Cross, Diana Zheng, Stallion Express Canada, Korawat


The Key to Succeeding in the Fastest Growing E-commerce Region

Did you know that the fastest-growing regional e-commerce market in the world is Latin America, where last year total retail ecommerce sales grew 36.7%, to $84.95 billion? (1) In fact, the Latin American market represents a major opportunity for U.S. e-commerce. The region has a total population of more than 656 million(2); Brazil, where e-commerce sales jumped 57% in the first five months of 2020(3), is the world’s seventh most populous country(4) and ranks among its top 10 economies in terms o...
Tags: Europe, Business, Japan, Management, Usps, Brazil, Latin America, United States Postal Service, Reuters, Right Now, Hernandez, LAN Airlines, COVID, Ceurvels Matteo, Mello Gabriela, U S Census Bureau Current Population