EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2349 - August 17, 2010     1 of 3

USPS Shipping Services, Supplies Available at Office Depot Stores

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Small businesses will now be able to access U.S. Postal Service shipping supplies and services at 1,083 Office Depot stores across the United States. The office supply retail chain will make available Priority Mail Flat Rate boxes and envelopes, Parcel Post, stamps, Delivery Confirmation and Signature Confirmation, along with Priority Mail and Express Mail services.

As an Approved Postal Provider, Office Depot is the first national retailer to offer Postal Service shipping products and services.

Acting president of Mailing and Shipping Services Susan Plonkey said, "We're excited to extend some of the best shipping values in the country to Office Depot customers, at a time and place that's convenient to them. Small businesses, especially, will be able to compare shipping companies side by side and see for themselves that Postal Service prices are very competitive and affordable."

See the Office Depot website.

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