Archive for category e-commerce

Click-N-Ship Labels: Is USPS alienating customers, just to keep delivery scores up?

Some reports on the Internet indicate a new “unofficial” USPS procedure regarding Click-N-Ship labels. We quote: from ******************************************************* Last Monday, I stepped into a local post office and handed 6 postage-paid, domestic packages to the postal clerk. She looked over each, then stated, “These 5 cannot be shipped. They have the wrong date.” As […]

Direct Mail Marketing headaches with paperless mail

Mailing industry experts do agree that paper based mail volumes will continue to fall. Especially first class mail, a big money maker, is affected by this decline. Part of the decline is due to the economy, but according to Deutsche Post the better part of this decline is caused by the Internet. As this development continues […]

International e-commerce: How big will it grow?

We asked ourselves this question. And then we came up with some more questions and thoughts which we like to share with our readers. Who is most likely to shop abroad? People which have executed numerous online orders within their own country are familiar with e-commerce and have accumulated trust in online transactions. Out of […]

International e-commerce: A shopper’s viewpoint

Cross border e-commerce seems on the rise and last week Sears announced the following on their website: — NEW International Shipping – Customers can conveniently ship to 90 countries around the globe. Prices will be displayed in the currency of the customer’s choice. International shipping fees, customs duties, and taxes are automatically added and processed […]