Who is Ryman

By Ryman Virtual Assistant | Updated 7 Jan 2019 | Created 4 Jan 2019

Find out information about Ryman online store including products, history, contacts, address, opening hours, tag line, website, brands, reviews, departments and more.



Ryman is a British online store of stationery, electricals and office supplies, based in Crewe, Cheshire. It was founded by Henry J Ryman in 1893. Ryman is owned by Ryman Limited company. The company has 220 stores in United Kingdom.


Ryman specialises in stationery, office supplies, furniture, storage, ink, toner, paper, print, electricals and technology.


The online store sells several brands including Acco, Avery, Basildon Bond, Beldray, Berol, Bic, Bi Office, Bisley, Black n Red, Bostik, Brita, Brother, Cambridge, Canon, Casio, Collins, Command, Concord, Crayola, Cross, Daler Rowney, Decopatch, Deflecto, Dell, Diplomat, Durable, Duracell and Dymo.


The online store stocks pens, pads, notebooks, pencils, diaries, planners, calendars, school supplies, arts & crafts, toasters, large appliances, dishwashers, freezers, fridges, washing machines.


In 1893, Henry J Ryman opened his first store in London at Great Portland Street.

In 1931 Henry John Ryman passed away. Ryman Ltd.’s Bond Street branch in central London, becomes the first self-service stationery store in the UK in 1956. In 1968, Ryman Stationery briefly joins forces with Terence Conran of Habitat, forming the new company ‘Ryman-Conran’.

The company ‘Ryman-Conran’ partnership ends in 1971. Ryman was taken over by the Burton Group in the ensuing year, 1972. The company was bought by entrepreneur Jennifer d’Abo in 1981.

In 1983, the number of branches had grown to forty four. In 1995 Theo Paphitis acquired Ryman Ltd. Ryman Direct’ mail order catalogue was launched in the next year, 1996.

Theo Paphitis launched the Ryman website as a transactional point of sale, in 1998. In 2009 Ryman joined Twitter. Ryman Stationery launched YouTube channel, in 2012.

Ryman celebrated 120 Years since opening their first store in 1893 in the next year, 2013. In 2014, Ryman had 232 stores. Ryman YouTube channel had 628,795 views, in 2019.

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Ryman's customer service telephone number is 0800 801901.


Ryman is based at: Ryman Ltd, Ryman House, Savoy Rd, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6NA.

Opening Hours

The online store opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 9am to 5pm.


Ryman has an overall rating of 3.5 out 5 stars - Review: "Average".

Source Rating Review
Users Rating 3.8 out of 5 stars Average
Products Rating 4 out of 5 stars Good
Services Rating 1 out of 5 stars Very Poor
Payments Rating 4 out of 5 stars Good
Deliveries Rating 5 out of 5 stars Very Good
Returns Rating 5 out of 5 stars Very Good
Price Match Rating 0 out of 5 stars No Rating
Security Rating 5 out of 5 stars Very Good
Overall Rating 3.5 out of 5 stars Average

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Tag Line

Ryman tag line is Rely on Ryman for all your home, office and convenience needs.


Ryman website address is https://www.ryman.co.uk🗗.


Ryman is owned by Ryman Limited company. The company is registered in England and Wales with company number 03007166 (view Companies House details here🗗).

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