The Royal Mail Podcast

The Subscription Box Economy - Part 1

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A podcast from Royal Mail providing insight into the business itself and the wider delivery industry
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A podcast from Royal Mail providing insight into the business itself and the wider delivery industry

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Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) - Royal Mail's partnership with TfL
Monday 8th April sees the launch of an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in central London. The introduction of the ULEZ will help reduce emissions and improve air quality in the city. Naturally, ULEZ has a significant impact on Royal Mail's fleet and the two organisations have been working together for many months in preparation. In this episode, we hear from Royal Mail colleagues who have been directly involved in the ULEZ project, as well as representatives from TfL and Royal Mail's delivery operation.  To find out more on the London ULEZ and check if your vehicle is compliant, visit and search ULEZ 
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International Women's Day Special
To celebrate International Women’s Day, this special episode features contributions from a number of female Royal Mail colleagues discussing what it’s like to be a woman at Royal Mail.
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The Subscription Box Economy - Part 6
In the final part of our six part series on the Subscription Box Economy, we talk to three businesses offering three very attractive propositions. Bloom & Wild, Garcon Wines and Lola's Cupcakes offer flowers, wine and brownies all through the post, we find out how and why.
March 4, 2019
Valentine's Day Special - Royal Mail Couples
On a very special episode of The Royal Mail Podcast, we talk to a selection of couples who all have one thing in common, they met whilst working at Royal Mail.
February 14, 2019
The Subscription Box Economy - Part 5
In this tasty episode, we talk to food and drink subscription businesses including Pasta Evangelists and the Chocolate Cellar, as well as industry experts and subscribers to find out why more and more of us are swapping the supermarket for the subscription box.
December 18, 2018
The Subscription Box Economy - Part 4
In this episode, we look into why more and more people are giving the gift of a subscription box. Hear from subscription businesses Moi-Meme and Mila and Pheebs, as well as subscription box experts
November 22, 2018
The Subscription Box Economy - Part 3
In Episode 3, we hear from subscription businesses and industry experts to find out why six in ten subscription box businesses intend to invest in new or existing services in the next year, and over half of businesses agree that subscriptions are set to be a major focus of their company in the future.
October 26, 2018
The Subscription Box Economy - Part 2
In the second part of our series on the subscription box economy, we look at the regional trends driving the subscription box boom. Why are boxes so popular in London and Wales? And what is the UK's most popular type of subscription box? We hear from a range of subscription box businesses including Taffy Mail, Mila and Pheebs and Letterbox Lab and ask IMRG for some expert analysis.
September 28, 2018
The Subscription Box Economy - Part 1
The first series of Royal Mail Podcast episodes tell the story of the emergence of the subscription box economy. With contributions from leaders of businesses at the forefront of the movement alongside experts and research firms tracking its progress, this six part series will uncover the reasons behind the increasing prominence of subscription boxes. In part one, we hear from Oliver Bridge, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone, a subscription box business with an ever increasing share of the lucrative men's grooming market and John Phillips of subscription technology firm Zuora amongst others.
September 10, 2018
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