Royal Mail to trial Sunday retail parcel deliveries

royal mail

Royal Mail is set to pilot Sunday deliveries of orders from retailers amid the growing ecommerce boom.

The Royal Mail said the pilot would open the possibility of seven-day deliveries as Royal Mail seeks to recover from coronavirus-related delays and compete with private companies such as Hermes and DPD, which deliver every day of the week.

It said “a number of retail brands are trialling the service” but would not name them. 

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading

Retail-Week.com provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • Two free article views per calendar month on Retail-Week.com
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.