The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

FTC Sues to Block Staples-Office Depot Deal
The Federal Trade Commission filed suit on Monday to block the planned $6.3 billion combination of office supply companies, saying that it would significantly reduce competition.

U.S. Tries to Kill Staples-Office Depot Marriage. Again.
Staples shares tumbled nearly 15% in response to news that the FTC would try to block the merger.

A Bill of Rights for the Post Office
The right to good service is not something one generally associates with private businesses. Maybe our new Postmaster General should issue a Postal Customer's Bill of Rights. 

Delivering the Goods
“How to lose $5 billion” (November 21st) painted an unduly negative picture of the United States Postal Service’s finances.