As Internet Booms, the Postal Service Fights Back

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    As Internet Booms, the Postal Service Fights Back - New York Times

    Amid unrelenting bad news, the Postal Service is striving to make the case that mail is here to stay.

    “We’re very optimistic about the future of mail because mail has great value,” said Susan Plonkey, vice president for sales. “Mail works.”

    Top postal officials say the recession is to blame for the agency’s $7 billion deficit and a steep drop in the volume of mail, and they express confidence that mail, particularly advertising, will rebound.