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Sending gifts this Christmas? Check out our packaging tips

Posted on 25/11/2015 by Marketing

Screen shot 2015 11 25 at 09.31.57 When you’re sending presents through the post, you want to feel completely confident that they’ll arrive in the best possible condition. How can you ensure that your Christmas gifts reach their destination safely and in one piece? We’ve put together this handy guide to packaging like a pro, focusing on how you can avoid the careless mistakes that could result in disappointment under the Christmas tree. Be a savvy sender this Christmas by following these simple tips – and don’t forget to check our last Christmas sending dates before you drop off your parcels. Add this infographic to your website read more...

Posted in Features Tagged christmas christmas post collectplus fragile items how to package infographic last posting dates neomam packaging presents sending tips

What to wear for winter running – with Lucy Hurn

Posted on 24/11/2015 by Marketing

Castelli viva thermo headband yellow fluo As any keen runner will tell you, winter is a great time to make progress on your PBs: cooler temperatures make for ideal running conditions without the overheating that can blight your summer regime, and running is also one of the easiest and most accessible forms of sport. All you need is the right attitude and a desire to get out and go – but with nights drawing in and greater chances of wind and rain, it’s also important to make sure you’ve got suitable kit. Tights: £75 at John Lewis. Jacket: £107.77 at Wiggle. Shoes: model’s own. Lucy Hurn, Personal Trainer and read more...

Posted in Updates Tagged AW2015 get fit kit lucy hurn running running gear shopping tips winter

Final sending dates for Christmas 2015

Posted on 17/11/2015 by Marketing

Screen shot 2015 11 16 at 15.06.47 The sound of Christmas music is starting to fill the High Street, online stores have unveiled their festive selection and, back in September a third of Britons had already started their shopping. There is not long to go now to get all your Christmas shopping done and wrapped, so make sure you don’t get caught out by last posting dates. If you’re sending a parcel with us this year, make note of the dates below to ensure your deliveries arriv read more...

Posted in eBay News Updates Tagged 2015 Christmas service update

Store of the Quarter Winners Announced

Posted on 10/11/2015 by Marketing

Beaumont The latest winners of Store of the Quarter have just been presented across the UK. These awards are designed to recognise and reward the best stores in the CollectPlus network based on a mixture of performance measures. The winning stores are chosen based on an increased number of new customers and a high level of in store satisfaction and compliance. The national winner of the competition is Beaumont’s in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. This is a family run business and was one of the first stores to join the CollectPlus network back in 2009. Co-owner Pauline Davey commented: “We work read more...

Posted in Retail Tagged SOTQ Store of the quarter

Donate your coats to Wrap Up London via CollectPlus

Posted on 09/11/2015 by Marketing

10979560 1087762261235363 1488137406 n Have you got an old coat hanging around in the back of your wardrobe, gathering dust that you’re really not likely to wear it again? This week, your old coat could be put to good use by helping someone in need. Wrap Up London is a charity drive set up by Hands on London to collect unwanted coats and then distribute them to homeless people across the capital. The good news is that you don’t need to be in London to get involved in this great cause. This is the fifth year the campaign has run and last year they read more...

Posted in Consumer Promotions Tagged charity coat Hands on London Wrap up London

9 Inventions that changed the way we shop

Posted on 26/10/2015 by Marketing

Screen shot 2015 10 26 at 10.41.48 The rise of internet shopping has had a profound impact on the way we shop, and is perhaps the biggest retail innovation that most of us have witnessed in our lifetimes. But the move from physical shop to screen is just one step forward among many, bringing with it a wide range of services such as click & collect, one-click payment and more. Take a look at our infographic to learn more about the biggest revolutions in retail – from the first catalogues to the dawn of the drone age. Add this infographic to your website by copying and pasting read more...

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