Looking for new ways to get the most out of your stamp sales? With information covering areas such as effective use of Point of Sale and our latest discounted prices, we’ve made it even easier for you to buy and sell our stamps.
- Drive sales with a selection of Royal Mail Point of Sale resources
- Opportunity to cross-sell on items such as greeting cards and more
- Potential to increase footfall and add value for your customers
- Make up to 7% net profit.
Make a profit
You will make a profit of 7% on 1st Class stamps, 3% on 2nd Class stamps and 5% on International stamps.
Customers are loyal
Consumers tend to buy stamps in same place on a regular basis.
Consumers have an interest in all stamps
As well as everyday use of 1C and 2C stamps, Christmas & Key Date stamps of great interest to consumers.
Selling stamps means increased sales on other products
People who come into your shop to buy stamps often buy related items such as cards and stationery. While they are in the shop, customers are also likely to buy other items – such as magazines, sweets and snacks.
Fast delivery of stock
No need to worry about holding lots of stock. We’ll deliver your stamps to you the next working day after you place your order.
As per section 7.1 of the Retail Terms and Conditions, any orders for retail products placed from 1st February 2014 to 30th March 2014, either individually or in aggregate, that exceed 20% of the total value spent in the 9 months prior to the 1st February 2014 shall be deemed excessive.
If you bought 1000 books of 1st Class x 12 between 1st May 2013 and 31st January 2014, then from 1st February and 31st March 2014, you will only be able to purchase up to 200 books of 1st Class x 12 stamps.
Books of 12 x 1st Class stamps or 12 x 2nd Class stamps will be counted as one product, whether they are of NVI or Christmas design.
If you have any questions on this, please contact the Royal Mail Retail team on 08457 640640.
As a stamp retailer you can earn excellent returns on your sales of stamps, selling books of First Class, Second Class and international stamps – with the highest margins available on First Class stamps. A variety of book sizes are available, supplied in packs of 25 or 50.
Download our rate card (zip, 106kb) for details of our latest prices and remuneration details.
Download our 2014 rate card (PDF) for details of prices from 31st March 2014.
Please note this file requires a password to open. If you do not have a password, please call us on 08457 640 640.
We can provide you with a range of Point of Sale materials – such as sticker sheets and scan tags for your tills. For a full list of available materials, and to make an order, call our Retail team on 08457 640 640.
Here are some simple ways to help grow your sales:
- Position POS materials where they’ll have greatest impact on customers.
- Sell stamps at or near tills.
- Offer stamps to customers when they purchase envelopes, postcards etc.
- View an example of our free Point of Sale stickers (PDF 890KB).
- Offer stamps for sale on your website, if you also have an online shop.
Creating your own Point of Sale?
First time users
If you are creating your own point of sale materials and have not previously completed a request form to use our images, please complete this request form before proceeding.
We will then provide an ongoing agreement and email the relevant logo and/or stamp images to you in one of 3 formats (eps, tif or jpeg).
If you already have a Point of Sale agreement but require additional images, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This simple guide offers you all the contact information you need to take your interest forward.
Please choose the contact option that best suits your needs.
Please contact your Royal Mail Account Manager directly. They will then be able to personally advise you on everything you need to know to get started.
Contact our sales team on: 08457 640 640. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 8am – 5pm. Or fax us on: 0131 316 7436.
Use this online enquiry form to log your interest and have a member of our sales team contact you back.
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