October 19, 2018
Did you know that international postal treaties affect indie stores? They do. Increasingly, consumers are skipping buying local to buy online—and that online purchase is empowered by super cheap shippping rates from Asia. When this transaction occurs online vs in-store, many parties here in the U.S. lose. What do we do? Let’s ask ourselves if it’s fair that shipping something from Hong Long to LA is cheaper than from LA to New York—which it currently is.