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After hitting $1 billion in sales, gears up for holidays

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The Postal Service’s retail site,, eclipsed $1 billion in sales this year.

The Postal Service’s retail site, on the heels of a major milestone, is gearing up for a busy holiday season.

The site,, generated more than $1 billion in sales during fiscal 2015 (Oct. 1, 2014-Sept. 30, 2015). It was the site’s biggest year since its launch in 2000, the Postal Service reported Dec. 8.

The site is now ready to serve holiday shoppers, allowing them to conduct virtually all of the same services they can at a brick-and-mortar Post Office.

“We’re everywhere so you can be anywhere,” said Acting Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Jim Cochrane. “With, your Post Office is as close as your desktop or smartphone, so doing business with us is fast and convenient during this busy holiday season and all year long.”

Customers can use the site to ship and track packages, schedule free package pickups, purchase shipping and mailing supplies, calculate postage and more.

The nation’s 32,000 Post Offices also will be ready to serve customers during the holiday season, which is expected to set another record for package volumes.

“Our dedicated employees stand ready to serve customers with prompt service,” Cochrane said.

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