United Parcel Service Inc. UPS, -0.69% said Thursday that it has expanded its UPS My Choice service to an additional 96 countries and territories including parts of Africa, the Caribbean and Central America, in time for the holiday season. That brings the total number of countries served to 112. UPS My Choice offers email notifications about a pending delivery, a delivery window, and other perks, which have gained significance for e-commerce shoppers. The service launched seven years ago and currently has 52 million members. Users can also send packages to an Access Point location for pickup. UPS shares are down nearly 3% for the year so far while the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.67% is up 3.2% for the period.
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