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  • FINAL TRADES 1/20/15 Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 2:53 PM ET
  • Fewer worked the holiday registers, and cuts loom Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 12:37 PM ET
    Employees assist shoppers at the check-out counter of a Toys R Us Inc. store in New York.

    It looked like a happy holiday for workers looking for retail jobs during the industry's busiest time, but reality didn't live up to the expectations.

  • Higher shipping rates and the Amazon effect Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    FedEx and UPS rate hikes are in effect as fuel prices, a key cost for shippers, are at record lows. So what's driving the changes in shipping costs?

  • Fastest trader picking the slowest stocks in ’15 Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    A UPS worker delivers packages in Chicago, Dec. 26, 2013.

    Pete Najarian buying UPS, blue chips

  • The rise of the do-it-yourself consumer Thursday, 1 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    A host presents various objects created with a MakerBot 3D printer at the CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany.

    The 3D printing industry is set to revolutionize manufacturing, allowing consumers to make clothes and other items they need on demand.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 29- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are rolling out new pricing systems to curb online retailers' large package sizes, but industry experts warn many small firms are unprepared and could pay up to 50 percent more for shipping. Memphis- based FedEx will roll out the same change on Jan 5. UPS and FedEx announced the change in May and have worked to...

  • Happy holiday means big things for economy Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Here are 6 things a merry holiday-shopping season says about the economy for 2015, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.

  • In 2013, some 2 million express packages were left stranded on Christmas Eve, according to shipment-tracking software developer ShipMatrix Inc. The reasons given were, in part, a surge in demand triggered by last-minute online promotions and bad weather. The four retailers with the most aggressive cutoff date of Dec. 23- Apple Inc, Dell Inc, Nordstrom Inc and...

  • Who spoiled Christmas? Fewer packages arrive late Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    An employee sorts packages at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, KY.

    Santa's sleigh delivered more on-time packages this Christmas, though a few retailers still broke their delivery promise.

  • "Really it started almost at the level of cold-calling, talking to people who really hadn't spoken to us in a long time," said Nagisa Manabe, who joined the USPS in May 2012 as chief marketing and sales officer from Coca-Cola Co after a career in the private sector. With further drops in its traditional bread-and-butter products ahead, the USPS wants to capitalize on...

  • Early movers: DTV, WMT, UPS, GSK, SNE & more Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 7:46 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries: Report Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 6:45 AM ET
    UPS cargo planes in Louisville, KY.

    UPS and FedEx started limiting air express deliveries after an increase in packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits.

  • UPDATE 1-UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries - WSJ Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:20 PM ET

    Dec 23- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp started limiting air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the situation. This year, both UPS and FedEx held some retailers to their volume commitments during the final...

  • UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries - WSJ Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Dec 23- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp started limiting air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the situation. This year, both UPS and FedEx held some retailers to their volume commitments during the final...

  • Ding dong! No concierge, no problem: Doorman CEO Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    A package delivery from a San Francisco-based start-up called Doorman.

    Enter the growing number of virtual doorman apps, services acting as middlemen between the big shipping companies such as FedEx and UPS and the front door.

  • Last-minute delivery: FedEx, UPS gear up for rush Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    FedEx workers sort packages at a FedEx global hub.

    Delivery companies, as well as USPS, brace themselves for last-minute shipping orders as the Holiday season reaches peak. The NYT reports.

  • Stocks rally on oil turn as Fed vows rate patience Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 5:03 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 29, 2014.

    Stocks rose Wednesday as investors bet the Fed would continue to support the economy.

  • UPDATE 3-FedEx profit misses expectations; stock down Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Dec 17- FedEx Corp on Wednesday posted lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as results at its FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight units missed estimates, and it reiterated an outlook analysts consider conservative, sending its stock down nearly 5 percent. Both FedEx and main rival United Parcel Service Inc are in the final days of their peak holiday...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 17- Increased U.S. domestic and international volumes sparked higher quarterly profit at FedEx Corp, the package delivery company said on Wednesday, but quarterly earnings and its full-year outlook fell short of expectations. Both FedEx and main rival United Parcel Service Inc are in the final days of their holiday peak season, which has boomed...

  • Early Movers: FedEx, Verizon, Volcano & more Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    Companies making headlines before the bell Wednesday: