Ryman


    Ryman

    Ryman is one of the UK’s leading stationery and office supplies retailers with more than 220 stores and outlets. Selling everything from pens, pencils, printers, office furniture, paper, calculators and any other type of stationery that you can imagine, this is the place to go whether you are an office, business or somebody looking to stock up their kids in time for school. Furthermore, alongside their brick and mortar stores, Ryman also has a catalogue service and an online store that can be used to order their products.

    Ryman Opening Times And Store Locations

    London, as you might expect with it being the capital city, is where you will find the most Ryman stores but other major cities have a good number of outlets as well. Ryman can be found in retail parks, shopping centres and on the high street with each of them providing the same high level of quality and customer service that you would come to expect from this leading brand.

    The logo for Ryman is a distinctive red lettering of the brand on a white background and this should ensure that it is easily identified if you are looking for their stores. As for the Ryman opening times, these can differ depending on the location of their branch, but most of them will operate between the hours of 8 AM and 7 PM from Monday to Saturday and between the hours of 10 AM and 4 PM on Sundays.

    Those Ryman opening times are more than likely to change on major holidays such as over Christmas, Boxing Day and over Easter on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Bank holidays will also see a change in the normal advertised Ryman opening hours. To avoid the confusion and the ever-changing schedules, head on over to the branch locator tool here at openign-times.co.uk and find Ryamn opening hours near you.

    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryman

    Here are five facts about Ryman that many people will not have known about until now:

    1. Ryman still has a store on Great Portland Street, the street which was the location of their first ever store
    2. Ryman has been a staunch supporter of Comic Relief and has raised more than £5 million for the charity since 2008
    3. Ryman has extended its product range over the years and now even sells furniture for gardens
    4. The amount of printer ink that Ryman sells on a yearly basis would be enough to fill more than 10,000 bottles of wine
    5. Ryman stayed as a family firm from 1893 right up until 1972

    Products and Services

    Stationary, office supplies, furniture and storage, ink and toners, paper and print and electricals and tech are the main categories of products that Ryman sells as you will see from their website and this has grown rapidly in size from just stationary when it was first launched back in 1893.

    They have moved away from simple office needs and now cater for home as well. This is an expected move as stationary is not as commonly used in the digital age as it once was, so moving to towards digital equivalents was always going to be the logical move.

    In another sign of keeping up with the times, Ryman launched a direct mail order catalogue in 1996 and was also swift in creating an online store as well.

    Office stationery, printer inks and furniture still remain some of its biggest earners but you can now buy electrical home appliances such as televisions, computers, tablets, phones, CCTV systems and many other digital devices.

    A Brief History

    Ryman has a long and esteemed history after it was founded way back in 1893 by Henry J Ryman. His first store opened on Great Portland Street and even then it was selling stationery. The company stayed in the Ryman family for many generations with son Jack Ryman taking over the reins in 1931 and then his own son's Desmond and Nicholas who started to steer the ship in 1951. After running the company for 21-years, the two brothers decide to sell the business to the Burton Group for around £8 million in 1972.

    After being passed through a number of owners for the next 20-odd years, current owner Theo Paphitis bought the company and under his guidance, Ryman has gone on to be more successful than ever.

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