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$90 Million in Billings at Stake

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WASHINGTON (AdAge.com) -- The U.S. Postal Service is putting its account into review, saying it hopes it can achieve savings from consolidating contracts for advertising, media buying, direct and in-store merchandising with one supplier.

The Postal Service said the accounts together represent $90 million, though not all of that is media. Another

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$10 million of Postal Service advertising aimed at minorities is not being put in review.

The Postal Service accounts are handled by Bcom3 Group's Leo Burnett USA, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide, New York, for direct, Publicis Groupe's Frankel for in-store and Grey Global's MediaCom for media buying.

The Postal Service has been desperately trying to cut costs in the wake of the impacts of the recession, the Sept. 11 terror attacks and later anthrax attacks.

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