I want to ship some fruit as a gift to a friend (within the US). I know that apples and pears from Harry and David are tasty, but I'm interested in other options. [more inside]
posted by cushie
on Mar 3, 2014 -
I love the idea of Dollar Shave Club. What are some other subscription-type services I might enjoy? [more inside]
posted by jbickers
on Feb 27, 2014 -
We're thinking of getting a friend of ours some kind of Tea of the Month club subscription as a (slightly belated) Christmas present. We're not big tea drinkers ourselves; can anyone recommend a particular company to get it from? [more inside]
posted by Horace Rumpole
on Dec 23, 2013 -
Help me create a list of mailable, share-able, care-package items from all the U.S. states/DC for my college student son and his friends. [more inside]
posted by headnsouth
on Jun 24, 2013 -
I want to buy a book from a publisher in France, but the shipping rates they charge are astronomical. What options do I have? [more inside]
posted by Merzbau
on May 19, 2013 -
Mail-order pills from a reputable overseas vendor (have seen them recommended in Ask) turned out to not contain any active ingredient according to a blood test. I switched meds when I found out, but am at a loss as to what to do beyond that. [more inside]
posted by tigrrrlily
on May 19, 2013 -
Mail order bride site that is not a scam? Does one exist?
If you have successfully found yours how did you do it?
posted by digividal
on Sep 15, 2012 -
Is there a way that I can get Amazon to periodically send me items from my wishlist without me telling it to? [more inside]
posted by punchtothehead
on Feb 29, 2012 -
How do I (legally!!) sell my homemade booze products from PA within the USA? And what do I have to know and think about and plan for and be prepared for, when I want to ship hundreds of jarred vegetarian food items from Germany to be sold via mail order in the USA? [more inside]
posted by GermanChef
on Jul 8, 2011 -
what's your favorite online tea store?
Bonus question: tell me about pu-erh. [more inside]
posted by k.
on Nov 16, 2009 -
Can you suggest more sites like lovelyshoes.net? Rainbow totes, $7!
I want to receive parcels of entertaining, extremely cheap goods. I don't mind reasonable minimums but I'm not a reseller. [more inside]
posted by kmennie
on Sep 17, 2009 -
InsuranceFilter: What exactly makes a medication fall into the maintenance medication category in the eyes of insurance companies? Is it the fact that the doctor writes the prescription and allows for refills? Would getting a new prescription with no refills every month circumvent the whole maintenance medication designation? [more inside]
posted by lrkuperman
on Oct 3, 2008 -
What is the iconic (or just "your favorite") dead-tree product catalog (listing of merchandise for mail-order sale) for your hobby, industry, or trade? [more inside]
posted by cadastral
on Apr 1, 2008 -
Do you get a lot of your food via mail order? I mean everyday foods, not stuff from expensive specialty places. What are your favorite sources for this? (I'm in the U.S.) [more inside]
posted by sparrows
on Nov 2, 2007 -
I run a small mail-order shipping business and for years have been using an Excel spreadsheet to process and fulfill orders. Is there a database-based application that will do this instead? [more inside]
posted by zek
on Sep 17, 2007 -
What are the finest mail-order food goods available at reasonable prices? I'm talking best bread, brownies, cakes, fruits, frozen pizzas, cookies -- any recommendations for extraordinary food at not-exhorbitant rates.
posted by shivohum
on Feb 6, 2007 -
Where online can I buy saffron grown in Pennsylvania? I did a quick google, but I'm not coming up with anything other than articles and recipes and links to buy saffron grown everywhere else.
posted by digitalis
on Oct 7, 2006 -
Ham it up: Need recommendations for an especially delicious and good-quality mail-order ham, as a holiday gift for ham-lovers. Something that costs less than Harry & David's $100 ham would be appreciated.
posted by Miko
on Nov 27, 2005 -
(E)URO-COMMERCE filter - i run a mail order business and web site and entertain fantasies of doing the same in europe. does anyone have any knowledge of the shipping/postage/tax/duties situation for inter-european shipping? are there examples of companies who serve europe the way small e-tailers are able to server the whole US via UPS or thhe US mail?
posted by subpixel
on Dec 9, 2004 -
University student on a budget looking to buy a new digital camera. Looking at the Canon G5 or Sony V1 right now, but wondering if I'm overlooking others. Also questions about ordering from the US to Canada with duties and taxes (more) [more inside]
posted by sinical
on Feb 22, 2004 -