IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY ■ bpost announces agreement of acquisition of Lagardere travel retail ■ AMERICAS Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 22% to US$35.7Bn ■ UPS Delivers Peak Profits ■ US delivery firms get back to business after heavy blizzards ■ ASIA PACIFIC Alibaba Group Announces December Quarter 2015 Results ■ Yamato Transport and Neopost ■ DHL extends TAPA certification stronghold in Asia Pacific ■ Kerry Logistics identifies express targets in South-East Asia ■ EUROPE Fall in delivery volumes to reduce Posti’s incomes by €75m ■ Deutsche Post DHL Group and United Nations celebrate 10-year partnership ■ DHL facilitates imports into European markets ■ Deputy Prime minister renews social welfare contract for Post Offices ■ Prime Now Expands to more UK cities ■ Rico acquires majority holding in Circle Express ■ Björn Ekstedt to take over from Joss Delissen as PostNord’s CIO