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Postal Service Considers Cutting Into Alcohol Shipping Business

Postal Service Considers Cutting Into Alcohol Shipping Business

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the U.S. Postal Service faces $15 billion in losses this year as fewer people send mail, one of the ways it hopes to raise money is by shipping alcohol.Private carriers have been shipping alcohol …

Christmas Shopping: How to Get Free Last-Minute Shipping Deals

Christmas Shopping: How to Get Free Last-Minute Shipping Deals

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The cut-off for free shipping on most online sites was Tuesday, Dec. 18.  But there’s still some ways you can finagle free rush shipping on last minute holiday gifts to make sure they arrive before Christmas Day….

FedEx to Ship Record 19 Million Packages During ‘Busiest Day’

FedEx to Ship Record 19 Million Packages During ‘Busiest Day’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — FedEx is gearing up to move 19 million packages Monday on what it says will be its “busiest day in company history.”The Memphis, Tenn.-based shipping company says it will have 300,000 team members and about 20,…

Walmart, Amazon Roll Out Same-Day Delivery for Online Orders

Walmart, Amazon Roll Out Same-Day Delivery for Online Orders

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just in time for the holiday shopping season, two retailing giants are gearing up for same-day package delivery for goods purchased online. Walmart to Go is being test marketed in several cities across the country.&nb…

Online Wine Merchants Fail to Check IDs

Online Wine Merchants Fail to Check IDs

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — Many Internet alcohol vendors are lax at verifying that customers are of legal age, making it easy for teens to buy alcohol, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…

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