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  • Marketing Sustainably

    Chet Dalzell

    Beyond Data: Why 'Grit' May Matter More

    Chet Dalzell | April 14, 2014

    This past month, I was reminded how vital it is to have grit to achieve success, that is "true grit." The sports world gave us an improbable U.S. Men's College Basketball champion in the UConn (University of Connecticut) Huskies. Only one lower-seeded team in the history of the NCAA men's tournament—Villanova in 1985—has reached the March Madness pinnacle. UConn achieved this success against all odds

  • Post & Parcel

    US Postal Service trialling same day delivery in NYC

    April 16, 2014

    The US Postal service has launched its second trial of a same day delivery service, this time in New York City.

  • Dead Tree Edition

    Lower Pay Rates Are Boosting USPS's Finances

    April 13, 2014

    Partly because of a shift to lower-paid employees, the U.S. Postal Service experienced a rare improvement in its business last year, according to a Postal Regulatory Commission analysis. But the PRC warned that USPS is still on shaky ground – losing money for the seventh year in a row, short on cash, and unable to borrow money or invest in new equipment.In other words, the good ship Postal Service is still sinking, but it’s not taking on quite as much water as it used to.The PRC calculates that USPS’s financial loss from operations was “only” $1 billion in FY2013, down