On the heels of a record-breaking holiday shopping season, United Parcel Service is anticipating a record number of shipped returns. UPS said Thursday that it expects to process 1.9 million return packages on Jan. 2, what the shipper calls “National Returns Day,” when it expects peak gift returns. That’s up 26% from a year ago.
It was a decade of change, of progress, of loss, of growth. From warming temperatures to rising college costs, these 10 lists help define the 2010s. Consider just a few signal events from the 2010s: Donald Trump won the presidency. Unemployment fell to 3.5%. Britain decided to leave the European Union. Facebook became more valuable
Your heart attack risk can peak during the holidays. As it turns out – the holidays are a time for excess, and that’s not so good for your heart. Whether at parties or visiting with family, opportunities that test your resolve around food and alcohol are plentiful. While it’s fine to indulge a little bit,
There’s only so many boxes that can be delivered in a day. Warehouse space is nearly full, with vacancy near an all-time low. Streets are crammed with delivery vans blocking traffic. City curbs are increasingly a turf war between delivery drivers and everyone else. Even grocery store aisles can feel crowded — at least, when
Between shopping for gifts, booking flights and buying enough groceries to feed all your house-guests, it’s easy to forget about one other holiday-related cost: tipping the people in your life that make it that much easier. How Much Should You Tip During the Holidays? Determining how much you are going to tip during the