Celebrate Hanukkah with your customers


Celebrate Hanukkah with your customers

Around 17 million customers come through the doors of branches each week, and with the largest retail network in the UK, Post Office also has a diverse network of customers. At the beginning of December many customers will be celebrating...

Black Friday Fast Facts


Black Friday Fast Facts

Last year 21% of us purchased something on Black Friday or Cyber Monday that they later regretted. Here are some fast facts about the event, and how branches can make the most of the opportunity.

  • 22-11-2018

    Top tips for a booming Black Friday

    Last year, UK shoppers spent £1.4bn online on Black Friday – 11.7% more than the previous year. And the trend is set to grow as more consumers hit the high-street for more bargains before Christmas. Here...

  • 21-11-2018

    Post Office goes purple

    There are 13.9m people in the UK that have a disability - that’s 1 in 4 people. Disability can affect anyone and everyone. These can be congenital conditions or can be thrust upon someone at any point...

  • 08-11-2018

    Purple Tuesday – are you taking part?

    Did you know there are over 13 million people with a disability in the UK, and they have a combined spending power of £249 billion? On 13 November, it’s ‘Purple Tuesday’, the UK’s first accessible shopping...

  • 08-11-2018

    Black Friday is getting bigger

    Customers spent £1.39 billion during Black Friday in 2017. A significant proportion of this came from online sales so the opportunities for Click & Collect and Returns are huge.

  • 08-11-2018

    Online retail sales continue to evolve

    The UK high street is undergoing significant transformation. While online sales are growing, there is increasing appetite for different kinds of services, too.

  • 08-11-2018

    For the Fallen

    Chief Executive Paula Vennells led the wreath-laying ceremony as part of a week of events commemorating those who lost their lives in war.

  • 08-11-2018

    Help your customers this Black Friday

    Black Friday (23 November) and Cyber Monday (26 November) are key opportunities to help your customers and here’s how you can take advantage by using social media to remind customers they can collect and...

  • 07-11-2018

    We will remember them

    Remembrance: 100 years on, we sign Armed Forces Covenant We’re proud to be the 3,000th business to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, at a special Remembrance service commemorating former employees who fought...

  • 01-11-2018

    Bill payments – what customers say

    Now our acquisition of Payzone’s bill payments business is complete, Post Office and Payzone together have around 25,000 locations for customers to pay their bills.

  • 01-11-2018

    Key dates to observe with your customers: November - February

    This month’s events include Diwali, Remembrance Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. See the full list to help with your planning and promotions in your business.

  • 31-10-2018

    Spooktactular sales this Halloween

    It might be an evening where ghouls and ghosts come out to play, but there’s nothing scary about Halloween for retailers. Here we take a look at how the once minor holiday has become a major staple of...