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Heartbleed Bug Security Update

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You may have heard about the “Heartbleed Bug” which has been in the news over the last few days. At CollectPlus, we both value your privacy and take security seriously. We feel it is important to update you on the measures we’ve taken to ensure your account is secure. What exactly is the ‘Heartbleed Bug’?  The Heartbleed Bug was discovered on April 7th in the OpenSSL library, a piece of encryption software used by a majority of Internet servers (about 66%). Researchers from Google and from a security firm named Codenomicon have found a serious bug in OpenSSL that could potentially expose names, passwords read more…

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76% of online shoppers to use click & collect by 2017

New research by Planet Retail shows that the number of UK shoppers using click & collect is poised to more than double by 2017. Currently, 35% of online shoppers in the UK buy online and self-collect, compared to 13% in the US and 5% in Germany. Within the next three years, Planet Retail expects this figure to jump to 76% of online shoppers in the UK. To see the full Planet Retail Report Click Here

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Save 10% On All Parcels

We’re offering an exclusive discount to all of our customers, a 10% saving when you buy your labels on our website, meaning that you can send your parcels from £4.40 (including VAT). Hurry though, as the offer is only available until midnight April 14th. Click here for the full offer www.collectplus.co.uk/april10 Promotional terms and conditions statement: The CollectPlus offer associated with promo code ‘APRIL10’ is a temporary price change to the recommended retail price of CollectPlus send services. This offer is valid on all our send services, bought from collectplus.co.uk only. The promotional prices are valid from 07/04/2014 until midnight 14/04/2014; read more…

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CollectPlus Fresh Look Website

  Welcome to the new look CollectPlus website. We have given our website a spring clean to make it simpler for you to quickly get to the features you use the most. As well as the fresh look we have reorganised our navigation and added new pages so you have more information at your fingertips. You can still Send and Return direct from our Homepage and you can also navigate there from the ‘Our Services’ tab. If you are new to using us we offer Send, Return and Click & Collect services – a summary of which is now available on read more…

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Adverse weather update

Image courtesy of The Met Office Recent weather conditions across the UK means there may be delays to some deliveries and collections in certain areas. As a result of localised flooding, high winds and road closures parcels may be delayed in reaching their final destinations. Each parcel sent by yourself or a retailer will travel through a range of locations in our network, including stores, depots and our national hubs to be sorted. Please note that even if the area you are in is unaffected or the area that you have sent a parcel to is unaffected, the parcel may read more…

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Join us: The Delivery Conference

Come and Join us today at the Metapack Delivery Conference. Convenience is key for the modern consumer,but increasingly consumers are frustrated with fulfilment. The emerging breed of cross-channel consumer is frustrated with fulfilment and wants more control of the fulfilment environment. Hear Neil speak and learn about: Convenience for the modern consumer, Emergence of the cross- channel consumer. ‘’Noise’’ which confuses the consumers & how to make it easy for consumers. We are also exhibiting at The Delivery Conference and would love to discuss how we can help you. So, visit us at Stall No 5 for a chat with the Collect+ team and explore how read more…

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The True Cost of Waiting in for Christmas Gifts & Parcels will Cost the British Economy £868 Million This Christmas

Waiting in for online shopping to be delivered will cost the British Economy £868 Million this Christmas. Research by CollectPlus reveals the true cost of waiting in for Christmas gifts and other parcels throughout the year – Waiting around: The average Briton will spend 142 minutes waiting for gifts to be delivered this Christmas – and almost 32 hours over the course of the whole year – Time off work: 41% of people have taken time off work to wait in for a delivery in the past – Waiting in for deliveries is a turn off: More than one in four read more…

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Rise in Returns – Boomerang Thursday

Returns is an area increasingly in need of retailer focus, and possibly innovation, and something we’ve been focusing on at CollectPlus. There is an increasing enthusiasm for ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Mega Monday’. But, with cash flow still crucially important for business, ‘Boomerang Thursday’ – when online customers returns peak in the immediate aftermath of these two huge online sales days – gives retailers an opportunity to quickly recover unwanted and very valuable items back into the supply chain. With the growing move to ease of online shopping ease of returns gives our customers confidence to buy and then try. CollectPlus’ read more…

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CollectPlus Christmas Sale

Save on all our Economy Labels this Christmas Terms and Conditions Apply Buy your labels between now and 15th December to take advantage of the 13% saving on economy labels Don’t get caught out this Christmas – last date for economy parcel drop off at store is 15th December 2013.

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