In 2014, “you’ve got mail” — at least, to a Millennial — usually means one of two things: either you’ve received an email or someone is referencing the Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan movie that came out way back when, in a time when AOL was at its prime. Snail mail has become a nostalgic thing of the past.
In a recent conference, PostalVision 2020, USPS Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Nagisa Manabe — in an indication of clear concern — admitted the postal service industry would have to reshift. And this, she said, would come in the form of grocery delivery.
“We are not that far from the point where the refrigerator will simply be able to reorder for you,” she said, in regards to running low on goods like milk and butter. “You will see us looking to collaborate with grocery chains across the country. We’d like to experiment with grocery delivery, so that’s one of the areas where we’re looking in earnest.” Read More