Black Friday 2018 Deals | Shop US Retailers

Black Friday 2018 Deals | OPAS Blog

Black Friday is just around the corner, so we wanted to compile a list of ads from top US retailers that are partaking in the favorite shopping tradition. Black Friday has been a staple shopping day for many years in America. It marks the official start of the Christmas shopping season and typically features the … Read more

Tips for Shipping to Australia from USA Stores

Shipping to Australia from USA | OPAS Blog

If you are shipping to Australia from USA retailers it’s important to be aware of the barriers you can run into and how to shop so you can avoid them. In this post, we cover why Australian consumers are buying products from America, how customs and duties works, what is items are restricted when it … Read more

Shipping Dangerous Goods: What You Need to Know

Whether you are shipping internationally or domestically, it is essential to understand the term dangerous goods and what products fall under that category. By understanding how this aspect of the shipping process functions you can avoid any unforeseen delays and costs that accumulate at customs later down the road. This post will cover what is … Read more

Holiday Shopping Season Preparation | Black Friday Tips

Holiday Shopping Season Preparation | OPAS Blog

The 2018 holiday shopping season has started as shoppers are planning their Christmas lists and patiently anticipating Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale announcements. November through December is historically known as the busiest shopping months of the year in America as consumers stock up on heavily discounted items and purchase gifts for the holidays. It’s … Read more

The Benefits of Declaring Items in Advance When Shipping Internationally

Declaring Items Cover | OPAS Blog

If you ship internationally at all, it’s important to understand how customs works and what declaring items means when you are shipping a package. When shipping with OPAS there are benefits to declaring your items with us in advance, one major benefit being the time saved. In this post, we’ll dive into what it means … Read more

The Benefits of Adding Shared Members to your OPAS Account

Our shared member feature is especially helpful when it comes to having friends and family that want to use your OPAS account to shop. We’ve offered this service to OPAS members for over 10 years. It started as a customized feature for distributors when we realized that all of our members could utilize it to … Read more

October Shopping Trends – Shop your favorite US online stores

October Shopping Trends are focused cooler and cozier weather. It’s a time to relax before the busy holiday season begins. People are dressing warmer and spending more time indoors. Similar to our recent blog entry, “Shopping for Fall: September Trends to Look For”, this post is transitional and will guide you on what to buy … Read more

How to Avoid Online Shopping Fraud

Online Shopping Fraud | OPAS Blog

Within the current age of the internet, increased usage and accessibility has made it significantly easier for scammers to commit online shopping fraud. This can be attributed to the anonymity that internet users can take on and the implementation of digital payment methods. According to We Are Social, there are now more than 4 billion … Read more

Shopping For Fall: September Trends To Look For

September Shopping Trends

Shopping for fall but not sure where to start? We’re going to make shopping for fall items this year that much easier! This post is the start of a new blog series that we’re developing which showcases our favorite shopping items for each month. For this month’s September roundup we focused on the weather transition … Read more

Fall Shoe Trends for Women in 2018 | Shop Fall Fashion

OPAS Blog | Fall Shoe Trends

Fall Shoe Trends for Women in 2018 The transition between summer and autumn is a big one when it comes to fall shoe trends. You go from sandals and flip-flops to boots and loafers. A few things to consider when you are searching for a new pair of shoes to add to your fall wardrobe … Read more