WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — While Christmas is the season of giving, January should be considered the month of returns.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 5,459 Additional Cases, 118 Deaths Reported Saturday
UPS expects to deliver 1.3 million packages back to retailers on Jan. 5th, celebrated by the delivery service, but no one else, as “National Returns Day.”
Surging online sales have been followed by a surge of returns by air and if UPS is right, it will be its busiest returns day ever, topping last year’s 1 million.READ MORE: Inter Miami CF Unveils 'La Palma' 2021 Secondary Jersey, As Team Gets Ready For 2021 MLS Season
By the end of January’s first week, the Atlanta company said Tuesday that it will likely have returned 5.8 million packages, topping last year’s 5 million, which was also a record.
A survey by the National Retail Federation estimated that more than $260 billion worth of merchandise was returned in 2015.MORE NEWS: Precautionary Boil Water Notice In Effect For Section Of Victoria Park
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