Smartphones, groceries, copper and postage—just a short list of some items expected to be more expensive in 2013. Among these, maybe the least surprising is a postage hike. According to Pitney Bowes Small Business, a price increase on postal rates of 2.75 percent went into effect on Jan. 27. If you rely on postage as an integral part of your business or use postage for marketing purposes, you will see price increases. Small business owners can be more creative in their use of postal services to help offset the increase. Others may finally switch their print-mailed campaigns efforts to email...
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DMA Urges PRC to Reject USPS Request for Exigent Postage Increase
November 8, 2011
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The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is disappointed that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has told the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) that it will pursue its request for exigent (above inflation) postage increases. These increases would be in addition to the now-scheduled 2.1 percent increase that becomes effective Jan. 22, 2012.