Heather Fletcher

Heather Fletcher

Heather Fletcher is senior content editor with Target Marketing.

USPS Prices Go Up on Sunday

At 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, First Class stamps will cost 49 cents. USPS says it will also increase postage prices on other products, such as Standard Mail, periodicals and package services. USPS says the postage increases are happening because of the removal of an exigent surcharge...

How Trump Won (and What It Tells Marketers)

Yesterday during his press conference, President-elect Donald Trump vowed to bring jobs to the states whose voters helped him win. Just what does that mean? Examining how Trump won the election matters—because many believe it was his campaign’s command of data that put him over the top...

USPS Gets OK for 2017 Price Increase

USPS prices are going up in 2017. First Class mail goes from 47 to 49 cents on Jan. 22, with other products seeing varying price increases. On Tuesday, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approved all postage raises USPS requested, except for special services price adjustments...

Congressmen Ask for 2.15 Percent USPS Rate Increase

After business hours on Wednesday night, a catalog association warned its members that USPS may get half of its exigency rate hike back. First Class postage dropped from 49 to 47 cents in April when USPS lost its 4.3 percent exigent surcharge imposed as a result of its losses during the Great Recession...

USPS Requests May 31 Rate Hike

The U.S. Postal Service may raise postage rates by as much as 2 percent on May 31. First, though, the Postal Regulatory Commission needs to approve the request USPS submitted at 4:20 p.m. on Thursday.

Joining Forces

Coordinating philanthropic and community involvement efforts is a one-stop shop away, says Diane Solinger, executive director of San Jose, Calif.-based Entrepreneurs Foundation. She's talking about the partnership her organization and Mountain View, Calif.-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced on Dec. 20, 2010, to make it simple for companies to implement giving programs.

Fundraisers to Donors: 'Buy4' Me!

Nonprofits can alert donors that, when they shop online at various retailers using Buy4.com, eligible purchases will provide commissions of 1 percent to 30 percent to their favorite charities.