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International Shipping Rules Changed In Favor Of U.S.

The Universal Postal Union, in an Extraordinary Congress, has given the United States the go-ahead to raise postal shipping rates on packages under 4.4 pounds, and end a break that gave international firms a big advantage over domestic companies in moving small-item packages.

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Jayme Smaldone, Mighty Mug

The August 20 edition of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® revealed the 13th annual “Players,” people to watch in housewares during the next 12 months.

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HSN Holiday Promotion Spotlights Key Brands

Among its initiatives for the holiday season, HSN will leverage ongoing and exclusive relationships it has with celebrity chefs Curtis Stone and Wolfgang Puck, luxury product developer Wedgwood, and fashion designer Iris Abfel, the retailer revealed at a press event in New York City Thursday, October 13.