Retailers fume at new postal charge
- Will postage change really stifle creativity? Rubach, Emma // Precision Marketing;5/31/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 35, p11
Focuses on the proposal of Consignia to change British postal rates by charging on size and not the weight of the mail. Benefit that can be gained by Consignia from its proposed pricing structure; Claims of Consignia to the pricing structure; Concerns over the proposed pricing structure.
- Brand on the run? Reed, David // Precision Marketing;5/3/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p19
Focuses on the postal services industry. Companies involved in a debate over how postal services should be deregulated; Information on Consignia's troubles; Details on Royal Mail.
- Christmas cards safe from strike. Conrad, Mark // Public Finance;12/14/2001-1/10/02, p8
Reports the undisrupted postal services during Christmas season in Great Britain. Threat of strike on Consignia; Plans of the Communications Worker labor union; Bankruptcy of the company.
- Is it in the post? // Printing World;7/15/2002, Vol. 279 Issue 3, p14
Announces Consignia's plan to make changes to mail delivery patterns, including the abolition of the second post and a longer time scale for the first.
- Why size does matter, after all. McKelvey, Charlie // Precision Marketing;5/31/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 35, p15
Argues that the proposal of Consignia to charge mail by size and not by weight could hinder creativity in direct marketing in Great Britain. Response of direct marketers to the proposal; Implications of the proposal.
- How companies can offset the postal rate increase. Vernon, Lillian // Fairfield County Business Journal;8/5/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p34
Provides tips to offset the postal rate increase in the U.S. Discounts offered by the Postal Service; Need of companies to avoid mailing to marginal customers; Cost-effectiveness of email marketing.
- A 1Â¢ Franking on a Bulky Envelope. Fricke, Charles A. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;3/21/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 12, p16
Describes a bulky envelope which was mailed at the 1Â¢ printed matter rate using a postal meter to imprint the 1Â¢ in postage.
- Post Card Collector: Short-lived Postal Rates. Fricke, Charles A. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;10/5/2001, Vol. 189 Issue 14, p18
Discusses several factors associated with short-lived postal rates.
- Quirky Postal Rates Lead to Multi-Use Card. Fricke, Charles A. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;1/19/2007, Vol. 200 Issue 3, p13
The article focuses on the rise of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) first class postal card rate in 1925.