On January 27th, 2013, the United States Postal Service implemented its annual price hike. While domestic service within the United States was not significantly affected, the international rates have gone up considerably. In some cases, the cost of shipping one piece of vinyl will turn out to be more than the record itself.
Our best recommendation for reducing the impact of this price increase on you, our customer, is to increase the size of your orders and plan on purchasing less often. Ordering one piece of vinyl on two separate occasions will be much more expensive than buying two records on one order.
For more on how this affects businesses like Ghostly, read this feature from NPR's Morning Edition.
For an exhaustive look at the 2013 rate increases, view this USPS Postal Bulletin.