Courier, Express, and Postal Observer: The Courier Express and Postal Observer has calculated that the share of retail sales that are delivered direct to consumers in May hit 21.3% of all deliverable retail sales. This figure is based on the latest release of the Census Bureau's monthly retail sales report released on July 16th. Over the first five months sales requiring delivery grew by 16.3% over year ago levels. Current trends indicate that the share of deliverable retail sales that the Postal Service, FedEx, United Parcel Service and regional carriers deliver will hit at least 24% by January of next year by the end of the decade one-third or more of retail spending of consumers that could be delivered will be delivered. Read more!