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The Front Porch: Twentieth Edition

December 13, 2017

Postal Rate Could Jump 41% In Next Five Years


Great news! The cost to attend the 2018 SubSummit is currently $800, but if you sign up as a SUBTA Member — Basic or VIP — you can access a special Early Bird price of $650!

Please note that SUBTA Memberships are reserved for subscription boxes. If you’re a vendor, apply to be a Partner today!

The SubSummit is the largest event dedicated to our industry, and this is the place to be, especially if you’re a box company. Join us for the next conference on May 30-June1, 2018 in Denver, Colorado to discover new data, learn best practices for growth and network with all those who work in the subscription space.

Once you’re a SUBTA Member, you can secure your SubSummit tickets here.

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Did You Know?





The potential percentage increase of publishers’ postal rates over the next five years if the Postal Regulatory Commision bails out the U.S. Postal Service. A vote on the situation will likely be scheduled for spring of 2018.

Read more here.


Partner Highlight




Thill Inc., a leading fulfillment company and proud SUBTA Partner, was recently named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL Provider for 2018. This listing recognizes e-commerce-qualified and experienced third-party logistics providers, and each company was selected based on their industry experience, range of capabilities and ability to handle high order flow, according to Mike O’Brien, Senior Content Manager of Multichannel Merchant.

Congrats and keep up with the excellent work, Thill!

Read more here.





Busy holiday season? We understand! That’s why we’re taking a small break from our podcasts. Look out for new guests in 2018!





The 2018 Subscription Summit

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