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December 10, 2013

Pack Like a Pro with FedEx Office – All Your Gift Packing How-To’s Right Here

With the seasonal shopping season well underway online and in the stores, it’s no surprise that FedEx Office locations are filling up with gifts our customers are sending out to loved ones near and far.

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December 5, 2013

Your Busiest Day Powers Our Busiest Day: Celebrating Small Businesses

While most of us are sound asleep, Julie Campbell hammers away in the garage of her California home. She’s not tuning up her car, rather fine tuning her passion—creating the intricate details that take shape in her one-of-a-kind jewelry. 

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December 2, 2013

The Story of the Purple Hat

And now, introducing the story of the purple hat...

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December 2, 2013

We aren’t just busier this year – we’re earlier, too!

Working for FedEx during the holidays is like being a quarterback before the big game – you’ve spent all year preparing, and now the moment is here.Today is the day we’ve all been working for – the busiest day of the year when we are expected to ship 22 million packages –11% more than our busiest day last year and more than twice as much as an average day at FedEx. Today also marks the beginning of the busiest week of the year, when we expect to handle more than 85 million shipments globally.

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December 26, 2012

Another Fruitcake? Take a Break from Holiday Returns Stress

It has happened to all of us.  The gift you never saw coming and would never use.  Mine was a Thighmaster (Yes. THAT Thighmaster!)   A well intentioned aunt (to remain anonymous) wrapped and shipped what she thought was the perfect holiday gift for yours truly.  I unwrapped the paper, opened the box and wow, if that was what she thought was the right gift for me, perhaps I should lay off the Christmas cookies!

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December 5, 2012

Don’t Spoil the Surprise, Keep Your Gifts Under Wraps!

One of the best moments of every holiday season is seeing the excitement in the eyes of a loved one when they unwrap a gift you chose carefully, wrapped perfectly and kept secret for weeks or even months. But nothing can spoil that moment faster than having that gift delivered and waiting on your doorstep for snooping eyes to find.  Worse yet, some holiday gifts orders coming from online retailers feature full-color images of the contents on the outside of the box.

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November 19, 2012

Think Twice Before “Dashing Through the Snow” this Holiday Season

Thanksgiving Day is almost here, with its turkey and stuffing, cranberry sauce and car accidents.  Don’t remember hearing about that last part?  That’s right, folks.

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November 14, 2012

The Best Gift for the Economy: More Time for Shopping and Shipping

Although you may still be polishing off Halloween candy, walk into almost any retail store and the holidays will hit you in the face—ornaments, gift suggestions, bold advertisements reminding you to shop early for the lowest prices. Retailers will likely pull out all the stops this year, especially since shoppers have 32 days to purchase and send gifts—the maximum—between Black Friday and Christmas.

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