United Parcel Service Inc


  • NEW YORK, March 6- U.S. consumers battered by the wretched winter weather still afflicting much of the eastern half of the country have responded by ordering in rather than eating out, flying more frequently to Florida and cutting out trips to the mall, according to a Reuters review of company data. While the relentless weather has dented traffic and sales for...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 18- New York City and New York state sued United Parcel Service Inc. on Wednesday, seeking over $180 million in damages and penalties against the shipping company for allegedly delivering nearly 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes across the state. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, accuses UPS of cheating the state and city of...

  • UPS shipped contraband cigarettes in NY: Lawsuit Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    Eric Schneiderman

    The New York state attorney general says in a lawsuit that UPS shipped 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes between 2010 and 2014.

  • Is Japan Post overpaying for Toll? Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:02 AM ET
    Customer Katsumi Amano withdraws money from his bank account at a Japan Post Co. branch in Hachioji, Japan, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    Japan Post is shelling out a nearly 50 percent premium to buy Australian freight player Toll, spurring concerns the Japanese behemoth may be overpaying.

  • Candy and roses! 1-800-FLOWERS blooms despite odds Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    The flower business is blooming for 1-800-FLOWERS, which has weathered downturns and the fact that consumers use them infrequently.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, Feb 11- Amazon.com Inc packages ordered by its Prime members regularly arrived late over the holidays, a Reuters/ Ipsos survey shows, reflecting the strain on the logistics network that transformed the company into an e-commerce powerhouse. But the results raise questions for Amazon as it expands and takes greater control of its...

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks rallied to close up more than 1 percent higher, boosted by a surge in oil prices and alleviation of concerns in the euro zone.

  • UPS earnings fall year over year Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    UPS trucks at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Kentucky.

    United Parcel Service's net profit of $1.15 billion was down nearly 2 percent from $1.17 billion a year earlier.

  • Cramer: UPS has a ‘logistics problem’ Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    A UPS employee worked extra hard during the storm to get his deliveries made in Boston.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer siad the company needs to take several measures in order to regain credibility with investors.

  • Feb 3- United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will start applying surcharges for residential packages this year after its costs soared during the recent disappointing holiday season. The Atlanta- based company had mobilized more workers and equipment for an anticipated surge in holiday packages, but the extra business failed to materialize.

  • Stronger oil prices support Wall Street Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 8:24 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures gained on Tuesday, following European and Asian bourses higher as oil prices rebounded.

  • Early movers: UPS, WEN, RSH, AET, SPLS & more Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 8:11 AM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • These stocks will benefit from the stronger dollar Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Analysts are eyeing earnings from consumer firms and small-cap stocks, which actually benefit from a stronger U.S. dollar.

  • Can recent oil gains continue to power stocks? Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 6:02 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    News of a debt settlement proposal between Greece and the European Union also eased U.S. investor worries on Monday, putting earnings back in focus.

  • Stocks close up sharply, boosted by Greece and oil Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on encouraging news from the Eurozone and stronger oil prices.

  • In a market that loves certainty, more volatility Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:16 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The one near-certainty for the stock market is January's overriding theme of volatility will continue.

  • Watch the cops hunt down Super Bowl counterfeiters Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    Seized goods included counterfeit National Football League (NFL) branded sportswear, designer clothing, videos, smartphones and electronic audio products worth over $800,000 are displayed during a news conference in Phoenix.

    Federal law enforcement officials are stepping up their efforts to crack down on counterfeit Super Bowl goods.

  • The real Deflategate you should be freaking about Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    Deflation is an economic nightmare that is starting to look like a reality, and central bankers shouldn't be the only ones freaking out.

  • How Alibaba's main rival plans to stand out Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    A JD.com employee unloads boxes from a motorcycle in the financial district of Beijing, China.

    Long overshadowed by its rival Alibaba, JD has emerged as China's other online goliath by carving out its own distinct identity.

  • Storm forecast for business: No big deal Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Stranded passengers due to a massive snowstorm spent the night on cots at New York's Laguardia airport on Jan. 26, 2015.

    Record snowfall failed to accumulate in the Northeast as forecast, and the impact should be muted for businesses in the affected areas, analysts told CNBC.