Category: Business

  • Paperchase: The Brand But Not The Shops

    The last time Paperchase ran into problems and was sold on, some publishers never got paid. Ah, that was in the dim and distant past, wasn’t it? No, it was last August. And now it is happening again. Except this time the buyer is Tesco and they are buying the brand but not the shops. […]

  • Falling Revenues and Delayed Post

    The Post Office website has the latest recommended posting dates for all services to UK addresses for 2022. For Royal Mail 2nd Class & 2nd Class signed-for, the last date is Monday 12 December. For Royal Mail Ist Class & Ist Class signed-for, the lsat date is Friday 16 December Unfortunately, the Post Office does […]

  • Royal Mail Asks Government to Cut Deliveries to Five Days

    International Distribution Services PLC, the parent company of Royal Mail, published its half year results on 17 November. As several news outlets have commented, the section that deals with Royal Mail contains an unwelcome proposal “Government has been approached to seek an early move to five day letter delivery, whilst we continue to improve parcel […]