Mon, 08/04/2013 - 08:30
Independent booksellers are concerned the latest changes to postal charges will have a further negative impact on their businesses this year. Business rates increased by 2.6% this month, and Royal Mail changed its postal pricing at the same time.
Royal Mail began charging 30p more for a first-class parcel weighing up to 750g to...
Mon, 05/07/2010 - 12:37
Royal Mail has developed a free tool to enable e-tailers to improve customers' buying experience and thereby reduce "shopping cart abandonment".
The Delivery Promise Tool takes 15 minutes to complete, and provides analysis of any e-tail website from a...
Wed, 19/05/2010 - 05:02
The Royal Mail has launched an e-commerce fulfillment tool, aimed at helping e-tailers manage their back office logistics.
The E-commerce Engine is aimed at store-based, online and multi-channel retailers with a turnover of more than £500,000. It has been designed to help with sales orders, inventory and stock control, pricing by...
Fri, 06/11/2009 - 05:40
The union representing Royal Mail staff has said there will be no more postal strikes before the new year, to provide "a period of calm" for talks to continue.
Strikes had been planned for Friday and Monday, which were to be all-out action involving up to 121,000 union members on each day.
According to the...
Wed, 20/06/2007 - 08:02
Royal Mail has lost a contract worth £8m a year to deliver goods for Amazon, the online retailer of books, CDs, DVDs and other merchandise, reports the Times.
Royal Mail said that Amazon, one of the UK’s biggest online retailers, has decided that it will remove only its second-class mailings. Its first-class deliveries will...
Tue, 22/05/2007 - 08:36
The Royal Mail is to issue a set of Harry Potter-themed stamps that will be stuck on to a flurry of letters and sent into millions of homes.
On 17th July Royal Mail will issue a series of seven stamps depicting the colourful covers of each of the books in J K Rowling's series. The commemorative designs will be released to coincide...