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.
We understand that it is crucial for our customers to plan ahead so we want to let you know that it is our intention to publish our new prices in early March. These prices will come into effect 30 days after publication.
Register your details now to receive new pricing information straight to your inbox and to order price wall charts.
Note: March orders will be restricted for retailers to receive only the average order per month you made between May 2012 and January 2013 with an addition of up to 10% on this amount.
All age groups buy stamps
We’ve found that all age groups buy stamps, some on a regular basis and some now and again. 1st Class Stamps are much more popular than 2nd Class now with all age groups with 71% in 2008 compared to 50% in 2001.
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.
At the time of the survey, 20% of consumers stated that their aim of buying stamps in a Retail store was the key reason to visit the store.
Selling stamps means increased sales on other products
In addition to 49% of consumers buying groceries, 30% purchased cards and stationery too.
Customers make the effort
56% of consumers confirmed that they would make a special visit to a Retailer to buy stamps.
Detail taken from a survey carried out by Bluewater Field Merchandising April 2008.
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.
Please note this file requires a password to open. If you do not have a password, please contact your account manager or call us on 08457 640 640.
We can provide you with a range of Point of Sale materials – from sticker sheets and scan tags for your tills, to handy card headers and signs showing customers if they need a Letter or Large Letter stamp. For a full list of available materials, and to make an order, contact your Account Manager. If you don’t have an Account Manager, you can call our sales 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).
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 – 6pm. Or fax us on: 0131 316 7392.
Use this online form to log your interest and have a member of our sales team contact you back. Please be sure to include your contact number if using this option.
At Royal Mail, we would like your business to get the most out of selling stamps. In order to improve your Royal Mail Retail experience, please feel free to send us your feedback or suggestions relating to the selling of stamps.
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Please take the time to complete the following form. Your feedback and opinions will help us with our ongoing process to improve our Retail service.