Chief Marketing Officer Manabe to leave Postal Service

Marketing Officer Manabe to leave Postal Service Nagisa Manabe, chief marketing officer for the United States Postal Service and supervisor of the stamp program, told associates she plans to leave the agency May 22, Linn’s learned March 18. No announcement of the often-controversial officer’s departure has been made at Postal Service headquarters, but a source […]

U.S. Postal Service eyes e-commerce to offset declining mail

12.24.14 (Reuters) – Facing a slump in the mail it had been delivering since the days of America’s Revolutionary War, in 2012 the U.S. Postal Service began aggressively targeting e-commerce and lapsed customers as the way to salvage its declining business. “Really it started almost at the level of cold-calling, talking to people who really […]

Unused ‘Just Move’ stamps lie waiting in Postal Service warehouse

Unused ‘fitness’ stamps lie waiting in Postal Service warehouse The US Postal Service is going to take another shot at developing stamps promoting Michelle Obama’s fitness campaign after White House officials vetoed the ones they came up with last year. The stamps, costing $146,250 to print and worth more than $22 million if sold, were […]

USPS Chief Marketing Officer Manabe speech raising eyebrows

The woman who supervises the stamp program at the United States Postal Service is once again raising eyebrows. This time the cause is a speech that Nagisa Manabe gave April 10 at a Washington Conference called PostalVision 2020. There the chief marketing officer of the USPS announced that the federal agency is “actively looking for […]

USPS wants to mine and sell data about your mail

The United States Postal Service is looking to get in on the big-data-for-profit game played by tech giants like Facebook and Google, and begin mining and selling private data gathered from personal mail sent from and received by Americans everywhere. USPS chief marketing and sales officer Nagisa Manabe recently told the forward-looking PostalVision 2020 conference that […]

PMG not aware of decision to destroy ‘Just Move’ Stamps

It seems the media missed this part of the article.about the PMG.. USPS had planned on releasing a sheet of stamps in May to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity in achieving a healthy lifestyle.  The ‘Just Move’ stamps featured an illustration of a different child engaged in one of 15 activities, in […]

Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee Suspends Meeting In protest against USPS

An account of rare turmoil within the secretive stamp committee at USPS. According to Linn’s Stamp News Bill McAllister Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC): “staged an unprecedented protest at their  September 23 meeting” in Washington; voted to suspend the meeting; and all 13 members signed a three-page letter to  Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe requesting a […]