23 12, 2019

Scented Stamps and Musical Postboxes – it must be Christmas!

2019-12-11T14:04:42+00:00December 23rd, 2019|

THE FESTIVE SEASON GIVES POSTAL OPERATORS AROUND THE WORLD THE OPPORTUNITY TO CELEBRATE Many postal services across the world devote their annual issues to Christmas. However, the subject of which country issued the first ever Christmas stamp has created much debate! Here are the main contenders: Canada 1898 - It’s

16 12, 2019

Happy 40th Birthday to the Barcode … and Happy 60th to the Postcode!

2019-12-11T14:01:49+00:00December 16th, 2019|

BARCODES AND POSTCODES HAVE MADE A REVOLUTIONARY IMPACT ON ALL OUR LIVES The first UK barcode scan took place on 2 October 1979, at supermarket chain Keymarkets in Spalding, Lincolnshire. When first introduced to retailers, sunlight shining through windows at the front of stores prevented barcodes from being read. Fortunately,

12 12, 2019

Royal Mail Announce Charges for Non-Compliant Mailmark Letters

2019-12-12T14:47:08+00:00December 12th, 2019|

Royal Mail have announced today that from 3rd February 2020 they will be re-introducing charges for non-compliant Mailmark items.  This decision follows a 2-year period when charges were suspended, during which Royal Mail conducted a number of trials to help find ways customers could improve the barcode read-rate on their

18 11, 2019

Boost your DM Response Rates with the ONEPOST Christmas Digital Stamp

2019-11-18T10:03:55+00:00November 18th, 2019|

Why use a Digital Stamp? Digital stamps are a tried and tested way to improve open and response rates on your mailing campaigns. They look and function just like regular stamps – but are digitally printed on to your mail. Customers perceive mail that has a Digital Stamp (versus a

11 11, 2019

Multichannel approach is the key to successful marketing

2019-11-04T09:35:08+00:00November 11th, 2019|

Future success will rely on direct marketing and social media skills - claim businesses in new skill census New research from the Data & Marketing Association (DMA) reveals that, according to marketers, a multichannel approach to marketing remains pivotal to future business success – and direct marketing and digital