That peak, however, came six days later than UPS had planned, and it was 7.5 percent more packages than the company had expected on the busiest day of the season. Jim Corridore, an analyst with S&P Capital IQ, suggested the company learned a lesson. "We think UPS did a poor job forecasting the holiday season, but we expect improved readiness this year as online shopping continues to grow," he said in a note to clients. Online shopping, he added, "is a positive trend, but UPS needs to do a better job capitalizing upon it." Kevin Sterling, an analyst with BBT Capital Markets, said UPS had to catch up after icy weather delayed early-December deliveries, only to get slammed by a wave of late online shopping. "I think they'll push through a peak surcharge you'll pay more if your online order is after, say, December 20," Sterling said in an interview.
Retailers turn MLK Day into a shopping bonanza
Even dance parties have come under fire for Martin Luther King Day events. situs belanja barang keren A Michigan party promoter drew intense criticism for planning a "Freedom 2 Twerk" event over the weekend. The party was widely panned for a flyer that showed King's head superimposed on the body of a man wearing a thick gold chain. King's daughter even took issue with the flyer, telling a Fox affiliate in Atlanta that the imagery was "appalling." The owner of the site hosting the party voided the contract with the promoters when he saw the flyers, reports the ABC affiliate in Flint, Mich.
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