The United States Postal Service® (USPS®) is an independent agency of the United States government responsible for providing postal service in the United States. It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States Constitution. USPS services include: First-Class Mail®, Priority Mail®, Priority Mail Express®, Media Mail®, and Parcel Select® among many others. Stamps.com is licensed by the USPS to allow customers to buy and print postage online. Stamps.com participates in USPS' Information Based Indicia Program (IBIP), an initiative spearheaded by the Postal Technology Management group at the Postal Service.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software for personal computers. The company offers a wide range of products and services for business and personal use, each designed with the mission of making it easier and more enjoyable for people to take advantage of the full power of personal computing every day. Stamps.com is integrated into Microsoft Office. With just one click, Microsoft Office users can print postage directly within applications such as Microsoft Word.
Founded in 1939, HP (NYSE:HPQ) is one of the world's largest information technology companies and operates in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Stamps.comís strategic partnership with HP enables HP customers to open a Stamps.com account via HPís various marketing channels./p>
Avery® Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a major global manufacturer and distributor of pressure sensitive adhesive materials (such as self-adhesive labels), office products, and various other paper products. The company was originally founded in Los Angeles in 1935. Stamps.com and Avery Dennison have an alliance that brings a best-in-class, co-branded PC Postage product to small business users and consumers enabling them to print official USPS postage with Stamps.com on Avery self-adhesive labels. The co-branded product is distributed by Avery Dennison at office superstore retailers.
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) is an American computer software company founded in 1982 and headquartered in San Jose, California. The company has historically focused on the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards rich Internet application software development turning engaging digital experiences into more valuable interactions every day - across all media and devices worldwide. Stamps.com is integrated in the Adobe Photoshop Elements software enabling consumers to design and order PhotoStamps directly from within the Elements application.
Snapfish by HP is the number one online photo service, with more than 70 million members in over 20 countries and 2 billion unique photos stored online. Snapfish is a division of HP, one of the world's largest and most trusted technology companies. Since 2004, Snapfish has expanded to 22 countries worldwide, making it the largest international photo service in the world. Snapfish customers can purchase PhotoStamps directly from the Snapfish website, using photos from their Snapfish albums.
The Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG) is the largest drugstore chain in the United States. The company was founded in 1901 and today operates over 7,500 drugstores across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Walgreens provides access to consumer goods and services and pharmacy, health and wellness services in America through its retail drugstores, Walgreens Health Services division and Walgreens Health and Wellness division. Consumers can order PhotoStamps at self-service kiosks located inside Walgreens' photo departments.
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a recognized world leader in providing Relationship Technology™ solutions for the retail, financial, communications, travel and transportation and insurance markets. NCR's Relationship Technology solutions include store automation, ATMs and privacy-enabled Teradata® warehouses. NCR produces Stamps.com's NetStamps label sheets and rolls. NetStamps incorporate Stamps.com and NCR patented technologies to provide a convenient, secure, and affordable postage solution for Stamps.com customers.