Industry News

Industry News

From the often overwhelming stream of news out there, we pull out those things you need to know.

Postal Service Files for 2017 Rate Increases

October 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service today filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of […]

Don’t Forget to File Your Periodicals Statement of Ownership

For all of you Periodicals mailers out there, it is that time of year again: time to file your […]

Canada Post Agrees to 30-day Extension Followed by Binding Arbitration


July 11, 2016 – Canada Post has informed the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that it is prepared […]

Canada Post Extends Lockout Deadline, Work Stoppage Possible Monday

July 7, 2016 – Canada Post is extending its lockout notice to Monday at 12:01 a.m. ET and says […]

USPS Postage Rates to Decrease on April 10

The USPS announced on February 25, 2016 that absent congressional or court action, it will remove the exigency surcharge […]

PRC Approves USPS Promotions for 2016

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the United States Postal Service (USPS) proposal for five promotional programs aimed […]

Market-Dominant Postal Rates to Hold Steady in 2016, Maybe Even Drop

December 3, 2015
Yes, it’s true: The United States Postal Service’s (USPS) leadership has publicly stated that it will not […]

6 Trends Affecting City & Regional Magazine Publishing

November 9, 2015
Publishing Executive
City & regional publishers are optimistic after years of turbulence.


If you’re looking for sunshine among the […]

How Much of Your Audience Is Fake?

September 28, 2015
Bloomberg Businessweek
Marketers thought the Web would allow perfectly targeted ads. Hasn’t worked out that way.
Ron Amram has […]

The Ethics of Modern Web Ad Blocking

August 11, 2015
More than fifteen years ago, in response to decreasing ad rates and banner blindness, web advertisers and […]