posts tagged with Christmas

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

FEBox_XL_X1_Lifestyle.jpg 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.

To help those still packing up gifts, we’ve got a Top 10 list of insider tips to help you pack like a pro...

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.

Five years ago, the self-taught designer turned a crafting hobby into juliethefish designs, introducing many of us to the concept of “hand stamped” jewelry. Today, Campbell’s hands are stamping more than ever. She expects to do more holiday business she did last year, as her jewelry continues to reach new fans from England to Italy to Australia...

The Story of the Purple Hat

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

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

master_k03367 (1).jpg.jpeg 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.

Another Fruitcake? Take a Break from Holiday Returns Stress

photo for returns blog post 12 26 12.jpeg 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! She meant well, but one look and I knew this gift was one that would never leave the box (along with the roasting pan my grandmother gave my cooking “challenged” wife the year before). So I did what a lot of us now do – I returned that unwanted item.