Consumers in London, West Midlands and Northern Ireland are most likely to be signed up to subscription services, according to Royal Mail’s new UK Subscription Box Market report.
Buoyed by the impact of the pandemic and associated lockdowns, food and drink subscription boxes* continue to grow in popularity among UK consumers. Over a quarter (26%) of UK shoppers are currently signed up to a food and drink subscription
The UK subscription box market is set to be worth £1.8 billion by 2025, according to Royal Mail’s new UK Subscription Box Market report. The forecast comes as the subscription box market has seen its value more than double in
Royal Mail has announced a ten-fold increase in the number of electric vehicles it runs across its UK fleet with plans to introduce around 3,000 additional, low-emission vans throughout the UK.
Royal Mail is introducing a Sunday parcel delivery service for major retailers.
Royal Mail is working with Echo by LloydsPharmacy to trial faster deliveries of prescriptions to some residents in London and the South East. The trial aims to give customers a speedy, convenient and secure way to order and receive vital
Postal workers are facing a mammoth lockdown challenge after new research has revealed 95% admit it’s busier than it normally would be, and nine in 10 also said that the work is harder than usual.
Spending more time at home during lockdown has resulted in a huge upswing in the amount of engagement customers are giving to physical mail, according to new Royal Mail research.
As Royal Mail gears up for the Christmas rush, the Company is launching a TV advert reminding consumers and business customers of the many ways they can send and return parcels this festive season.
Royal Mail is introducing a weekend extension for over 15,000 existing priority postboxes from 21 November. Collections will now be made from these priority postboxes on a Sunday. Royal Mail has also increased its number of priority postboxes available for
New Royal Mail research reveals the items that the nation has been ordering online during lockdown; with clothing, drinks and plants emerging as some of the most popular products delivered to British homes.
Royal Mail today reveals the areas in the UK where residents have been returning the most unsuitable and ill-fitting items ordered online during lockdown as restrictions ease. Royal Mail has seen a 25% increase in returns traffic, in comparison with
Royal Mail has launched new Inflight delivery options to offer greater convenience and flexibility for receiving customers. This has been the number one ask from our parcels customers.
Royal Mail has revealed the areas in the UK where residents have received the most deliveries over the course of lockdown so far. The data is based on the number of deliveries per individual address.
Royal Mail is ramping up its support in delivering on behalf of the government personal protective equipment (PPE) for key workers in care homes and GP surgeries. As a key partner in the delivery of essential PPE, Royal Mail is
Royal Mail, Post Office and eBay have today shared 10 tips to support small businesses and budding marketplace sellers as they sell and ship more goods online.
Shane O’Riordain, Royal Mail managing director of regulation and corporate affairs said: “As one of the UK’s essential services, Royal Mail remains open for business while the nation remains in lockdown. We know that the Universal Postal Service provides a
As part of its five-year strategic plan, announced today, Royal Mail is investing around £1.8 billion over five years in the UK’s postal service.
On Wednesday 2 January 2019 – Takeback Wednesday – returns of online purchases are predicted to increase by 80 per cent compared to the average number of return parcels per day in December, according to Royal Mail. Takeback Wednesday is
Royal Mail has launched a new mobile app to help consumers manage their deliveries more effectively. The app is now available for download for free on both the App Store and Google Play store.
The UK subscription box market is forecast to grow by 72 per cent by 2022, according to a report commissioned by Royal Mail. The market is forecast to be valued at £1 billion by 2022, compared to £583 million estimated
UK online shoppers make 87% of their retail purchases online, up from 80% last year, according to Royal Mail’s annual UK report. The proportion of money being spent online* has increased as shoppers look for good value for money. The ability
Royal Mail has launched a new shipping tool and API designed to help larger retailers fulfil complex shipping needs.
Royal Mail Pro Shipping provides retailers with a range of capabilities making it simpler to manage orders and returns across distributed sites.
The USA, the largest economy in the world*, is the UK’s top exporting hotspot for business parcels, according to Royal Mail data for the financial year 2017/18. France and Germany take the second and third spots, respectively. Australia takes fourth
Royal Mail is now introducing key enhancements to its tracked services. They are designed to improve the customer experience for both retailers and online shoppers. Online sales are driving delivery volumes in the UK. Royal Mail saw a 5% growth