New Postage Prices 2012

StampsA few weeks ago- Royal Mail announced their annual price increase on postage.  The day that the news was announced, my Twitter feed was ablaze with stunned small business owners- and rightly so: with postage prices increasing by between 30% and 39%.

The unfortunate reality of this is that many of the postage prices in my shop are going to have to increase- however, I am relieved to say that it won’t be by as much as 30%.  The service which I use most frequently (Royal Mail Packets, for sending individual cushion orders) has only increased very slightly for the average weight I send- so in the case of individual cushions- the P&P on these will only see a small increase.

P&P on smaller items (for example brooches and prints) will sadly have slightly higher % price increase than that of the cushion P&P- with the price on large letter stamps jumping from 75p – 90p.

New postage prices will take effect in all of my online outlets, including Big Cartel,Etsy & Folksy from the 30th of April 2012. 

Apologies for such a gloomy post- I promise I’ll have some good news in my next blog article!

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