Royal Mail predicts that ‘Take-back Tuesday’ – the first working day in the New Year – will be the busiest day for online shopping returns through the post as shoppers rush to send back unwanted Christmas gifts.
On Tuesday 3 January,
One in 10 shoppers plan to burn the midnight oil to bag a Black Friday bargain this year. One in four confess they are gearing up to shop from work, as the deal frenzy takes hold, according to new research
Royal Mail has secured a one-year contract with Joules to handle its customer deliveries. Royal Mail will deliver to Joules’ customers across the UK using its Tracked 24 and Tracked 48 services.
Royal Mail has recently extended late acceptance times at
Royal Mail predicts that ‘mail-back Monday’ – the first Monday in the New Year – will be the busiest day for online returns through the post as shoppers rush to send back unwanted Christmas gifts and online purchases.
On Monday 4
Royal Mail has confirmed the top 10 towns and cities where the most online shopping took place on Black Friday 2015, Friday 27 November 2015.
Royal Mail and Alibaba have strengthened their strategic arrangement with the launch of new services to link Chinese sellers directly with UK online shoppers. AliExpress, Alibaba Group’s global retail marketplace for consumers, will offer Chinese exporters new Royal Mail shipping
Royal Mail has launched a drive to recruit around 19,000 temporary workers to help sort the Christmas post. Temporary positions across a variety of shifts will be available between mid-November through to early January 2015. The peak of the additional
Royal Mail has secured a stake in Market Engine Global Pty Limited, an Australian e-commerce technology start-up. Market Engine enables businesses to manage online shop fronts in global marketplaces that are fully-translated for the local market, Through Market Engine’s unique market management
Royal Mail today announced the launch of a new portal to help online retailers better manage returns while also improving the experience for their customers. The returns portal gives retailers full visibility of returned items – from exactly which items
Royal Mail announced today that it is joining the Chinese e-commerce boom with the launch of its shop front on Alibaba’s Tmall Global e-marketplace, providing Chinese consumers with increased access to premium, authentic and high quality British products. Royal Mail
Royal Mail has launched Click & Drop, a new online postage and label solution to make it easier for eBay sellers to ship parcels using Royal Mail. This is part of Royal Mail’s programme of investment in IT to support customers, making
UK SME online retailers are planning to start their Christmas promotions this week – a week earlier than last year – as they prepare to win their share of festive sales, according to research by Royal Mail. The study of over 300
Royal Mail is to nearly double the maximum size of its small parcel format for the busy Christmas parcel posting period. From 20 October, the Royal Mail maximum small parcel format will be much bigger in size. This means that consumers
Royal Mail is to make its Local Collect ‘click and collect’ service with Post Offices available to its 20,000 SME contract customers. This will enable many of the UK’s leading small and medium size online businesses to offer shoppers the option of
MICROS Systems, a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is delighted to announce the publication of the third International eCommerce Delivery Report, sponsored by Royal Mail. The 2014 edition of this research put UK retailers
Royal Mail is launching its first TV advertising campaign aimed at parcel business customers for almost five years. The campaign, which aired last night ( 5 March 2014) during England’s World Cup warm-up against Denmark on ITV1, is promoting Royal
Royal Mail is launching an International Tracked and Signed delivery service for businesses and individuals posting to 43 destinations worldwide. The new combined end to end tracking and signature capture on delivery service is said to be part of Royal
UK SME online retailers are planning to combine clicks with bricks to boost sales in 2014, a study by Royal Mail has revealed. One in six UK SME e-retailers is planning to expand into physical stores during this year as
European retailers are planning to expand internationally within the next two years, yet still view the UK and continental Europe as the best commercial opportunity for e-commerce, according to research by cloud-based e-commerce solutions provider ChannelAdvisor. The research, conducted at Catalyst Europe
Royal Mail, working with the Post Office, is planning to launch the UK’s largest click and collect network to support online shopping growth by providing greater choice of convenient parcel delivery options for online retailers and their customers. The Post