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From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses
Starting a Business

From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

People have been renting movies and cars for years, but what about borrowing a wedding dress? Here's a look at the innovative and bizarre things that can be yours for a short time.
Kathleen Davis
Growth Strategies

Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College Textbooks

What if an online purchase could be airdropped from the seller directly to your door?
Adam Toren
3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing
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3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing

With everyone offering discounts and deals around the same time of year, it's hard to stand out. Here are three ways to differentiate yourself from the competition online.
Ryan Lee
Technology

EBay Lures Apple Exec to Run Products Division

In the latest play in the tech world's game of musical chairs, eBay has hired Apple executive RJ Pittman to run its products division.
Lyneka Little
The Complete Cheat Sheet for USPS Shipping (Infographic)
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The Complete Cheat Sheet for USPS Shipping (Infographic)

First Class? Standard Post? Parcel Select? Tracking? Insurance? This reference breaks it all down.
Kathleen Davis
Growth Strategies

Following Weeks of Delays, East Coast Shipping en Route to Normalcy

Retailers that depend on goods shipped to the Port of New York and New Jersey have been tearing their hair out in recent weeks. But there's smooth sailing ahead.
Brian Patrick Eha
Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores
Technology

Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program.
Catherine Clifford
Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees
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Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees

The internet retailer is expanding its fulfillment and customer service networks in an effort to offer more customers speedier delivery options.
Benjamin Kabin
UPS Cuts Guidance, Troubling Sign for U.S. Economy
Growth Strategies

UPS Cuts Guidance, Troubling Sign for U.S. Economy

The shipping giant has sharply lowered its financial guidance, suggesting that signs of pickup in the U.S. economy might be overblown.
Entrepreneur Staff
Ways to Get More From Fleet-Management Software
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Ways to Get More From Fleet-Management Software

Learn the five ways this tool can increase efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs
Growth Strategies

How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs

Even if you've studied your shipping expenses closely, chances are savings can still be had in the deliveries your suppliers make to you.
Samantha Drake
Crowdsource Your Next Delivery
Growth Strategies

Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Thanks to some new startups, you might be able to tap the crowd for your next delivery. But should you?
Samantha Drake
Growth Strategies

Holiday Shipping: Plan Now for Last-Minute Shoppers

By strategizing this summer, you can be prepared for December's rush deliveries.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Growth Strategies

6 International Shipping Mistakes and Ways to Avoid Them

Careful preparation can save you money and time at the border when shipping outside the U.S.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory