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FedEx has announced a big change in how it charges for ground shipping.

Instead of basing the price of a package just on weight, starting in January 2015, FedEx will factor in size, too. Analysts predict UPS will likely follow suit.

Here and Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Sucharita Mulpuru, retail analyst at Forrester Research, about how this could affect online retailers like Amazon, and how they approach both packaging and shipping.


This segment aired on May 13, 2014.

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