Category Archives: Consumer

The Tour de France is coming to the UK July 5th, 2014

Posted on 04/07/2014 by Marketing

This weekend sees the 101st Tour de France starting in the UK.  With the tour visiting Leeds, Harrogate, York, Sheffield and Cambridge before coming into London it is a great start to the world’s premier cycling event. The race starts on Saturday, July 5th and will have some effect on the movement of parcels from CollectPlus stores along the route. This means that on Monday, July 7th there will be no deliveries to, or collections from, stores on the route of the tour from Cambridge into London. Any store affected by this event will have parcels delivered and collected as normal on Tuesday, July read more…

Posted in Consumer News Updates

Celebrating the Launch of Click & Collect at Westfield London

Posted on 14/05/2014 by Marketing

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Would you like to win a fantastic day out at Westfield London, Plus £500 of Very Vouchers to Spend?  We are celebrating the launch of the new CollectPlus Lounge at London’s Westfield, White City. Now you can shop ’til you drop at Westfield and combine your online and offline shopping worlds. You can order your fashion steals online, try them on in our VIP lounge and then hunt for those all important accessories and stylish pieces to complete your look. To celebrate us bringing this new concept to life at Westfield London, Very have put together an amazing competition to combine read more…

Posted in Consumer Offers

Save 10% On All Parcels

Posted on 08/04/2014 by Marketing

10 percent off promo

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. Sorry, this promotion has now ended. 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 only. The promotional prices are valid from 07/04/2014 until midnight 14/04/2014; any label purchased after read more…

Posted in Consumer Updates

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

Posted on 13/12/2013 by Marketing

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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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Is online shopping delivering the goods?

Posted on 30/07/2013 by Marketing

Online shopping is so convenient. Shopping 24 hours a day from the comfort of your own home? Wonderful. But there’s a flaw: dodgy deliveries can cause more trouble than you bargained for. The postman stands on your doorstep clutching a parcel. He rings the doorbell – but you’re not in. Does he take your package back to the depot? Leave it with a neighbour? Hide it in the wheelie bin? Or stuff it behind the garden gnomes? It’s something that almost all of us have experienced after ordering products online. But different companies have very different policies when it comes to read more…

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