It's hard to believe, but we're staring down the barrel of another holiday season. If you're shipping holiday-themed merchandise such as greeting cards or calendars, you're going to need to be aware of some shipping deadlines so your items can arrive in time. And even if you're simply shipping books and other standard merchandise from your store, you have to assume the liklihood that the buyer might be intending to give the item to someone else as a gift.
If you're shipping UPS or FedEx, the standard shipping estimates will apply.
If you're using the U.S. Postal Service, here are some deadlines to keep in mind if you want your items to arrive on or before Dec. 25: