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Old Lags and Postal Bags

It’s strange how calling things by different names can change the way you think of them. Take postal bags, for example. Call them that and all that comes to my mind is the range of practical packaging products in our warehouse (of which more later). But call them mail bagsRead More

A (very) short history of mail order

Shopping from the comfort of your own home still feels like a new thing. Which is bizarre when you think that the first mail order catalogue, selling scientific and academic books, was reputedly produced by Benjamin Franklin in 1744. The real pioneer in the field, however, was Aaron Montgomery Ward.Read More