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The End of USPS Saturday Delivery and the Slow Death of Direct Mail (as We Know It)

February 7, 2013
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[Editor's Note: This is an opinion piece from a marketing consultant.] Well, it looks like I won’t have to worry about riffling through dozens of junk mail pieces to find the one letter I actually need to read on Saturdays anymore. The USPS plans on ending First Class mail delivery on Saturday … Without First Class mail, one can presume that other letter and non-package delivery will end soon, meaning one less day of direct mail. Direct mail can’t stand alone. In my 2012 "Naughty and Nice" list, I put the USPS on the naughty list for encouraging more direct mail
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