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Postal Service To Close 140 Facilities

The United States Postal Service (USPS), in an effort to stem a projected $14 billion net loss in fiscal 2012, announced that it is moving forward with its plan to close some of its facilities.

More Closures May Be On The Way »

Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags

Following a vote of approval by Honolulu County legislators, Hawaii has become the first state in the U.S. to ban the use of plastic bags by retailers.

"This Is Groundbreaking," Honolulu Mayor Pete Carlisle Told MSNBC »

Alibaba Repurchases $7 Billion Yahoo Stake

Ahead of a potential public offering, e-commerce firm Alibaba Group has agreed to buy back a 20% stake in itself from U.S.-based Web portal Yahoo.

Alibaba Valued At $35 Billion »

Cintas Signs Partnership Deal With Touchstone

Top 40 distributor firm Cintas (asi/162167) has signed an alliance partnership deal with Mason, OH-based Touchstone (asi/345631)

Deal Is A Long-Term Contractual Relationship Effective Immediately »

Staples Reports Q1 Financials

Chief executive Ron Sargent reported the company "achieved high single-digit growth in promotional products."

Find Out Their Total Sales »

Survey: Small Business Optimism Rises

Buoyed by better sales and profits, optimism among small business owners increased in April, according to a just-released survey.

Find Out Just How Much Optimism Rose »

E-Mail Scam Targets Small Business Bank Accounts

Cyber crooks are using the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) good name to target American small businesses with a new e-mail phishing scam.

Attempts To Steal Money From Firms »

Florida Amends Health-Care Law

In a reversal that's a victory for the ad specialty industry, legislators in Florida have amended a law that prohibited "remuneration of any kind" – including promotional products – to any doctor, nurse or referral source in the health-care sector.

Find Out Why It's A Win For Promos »

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