Not just Netflix: Other businesses, people, stand to lose if Saturday mail is cut


There's been a lot of talk lately about the possibility of the U.S. Postal Service eliminating Saturday mail delivery service, and a lot of discussion about what this will mean for Netflix and its subscribers. After all, the U.S. Postal Service is a big part of Netflix's business model, delivering movies to people who want to watch them over the weekend. According to The Big Money, Netflix will spend $600 million of its dollars on the postal service deliveries in 2010.

Obviously, there are plenty of people who think that no delivery on Saturdays is no big deal.WalletPop contributor Jennie Phipps wrote in February, "Who cares if the Post Office ends Saturday delivery? Short answer: No one."

Well, actually I don't believe that to be the truth. No disrespect to Jennie, but there are plenty of other businesses beyond Netflix as well as individuals who are going to take a hit. Here's a list of the businesses and people who I think will miss Saturday mail deliveries the most: