What Is a Shipping Gift Allowance?

Are you planning to ship gifts to friends and loved ones this holiday? Before you do, be sure to double-check the price tag! Gifts no longer become gifts when they exceed a certain dollar amount, which will vary from country to country. This is called a gift allowance—you must stay within the allowance determined by … Continued

Shipping Canadian-Specific Snacks to the U.S. and Abroad During the Holidays

From ketchup chips and authentic maple candies to Nanaimo bars and many other beloved treats, there are many Canadian snacks not easily accessible to those living out of the country, making them highly coveted items for friends and family living abroad. If you’re planning on sending some Canadian-specific snacks this holiday season, or you want … Continued

How To Make Sure Your Holiday Deliveries Arrive On Time

It’s no surprise that online shopping has become increasingly popular over the past few years, especially around the holiday season. There’s been a surge in e-commerce sales, as well as continued supply chain issues. As a result, retailers and carriers are might struggle to fulfill holiday deliveries. With a huge increase in online orders, coupled … Continued

Holiday Card Messages to Send to Your Customers

Finding ways to build upon your client/customer relationships as a small business owner can be important for a strong relationship all year long. With the holidays around the corner, sending a personalized memento, such as a holiday card, can be a great way to show you care and that you value their patronage. But the … Continued

Preparing Your Return Package – Tips for a Stress-Free Return

That moment when you realize the items you ordered online are not exactly what you thought they were going to be – we’ve all been there. Keep reading to find out how to ensure the return process is as quick and easy as possible, with a little help from The UPS Store. Returning item(s) with … Continued

What Happens If You Miss a Parcel Delivery?

Expecting a package from UPS but missed their delivery attempt? This article will take you through the next steps that you can take to retrieve your package and provide some important information about the retrieval process. Did you receive a notice at your door advising you that UPS attempted a delivery? That’s your your UPS … Continued

How To Choose the Right Packaging Fillers

Whether you are a small business owner who ships products to customers, or you are looking to personally send items to someone, there are several ways to help protect your items while they are in transit, including selecting the appropriate packaging fillers. In this article we will be reviewing some common packaging fillers used for … Continued

Secure Delivery Options for Online Shoppers Over the Holidays

With the holiday season approaching, more and more shoppers are turning to online retailers to purchase everything on their list. In fact, it’s predicted that online sales will reach a new highs this year. If you shop online frequently, you understand the frustrations that can come with the delivery of your items, including: Potential theft. … Continued

What Is the Pack & Ship Guarantee at The UPS Store?

Sometimes, when it comes to package delivery, “ship” happens along the way. To help alleviate concerns that “ship” may happen to your package, The UPS Store has a solution that can help lessen the worry. It’s our Pack & Ship Guarantee, and it’s only available at The UPS Store. Below, we’ll take you through our … Continued