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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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CollectPlus and Parcel Motel Offer Retailers An International Returns Service in the Republic of Ireland

Posted on 02/12/2013 by Marketing

Online retailer offers a free returns service to customers for the first time CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, has teamed up with Parcel Motel to give Irish online shoppers an easy and convenient way to return unwanted items back to UK retailers., which is part of Shop Direct and has a UK-based fulfilment operation, is the first Irish retailer to offer this service to its customers. Since launching in July last year by the Republic of Ireland’s largest independent delivery firm, the Nightline Group, the Parcel Motel network of locker terminals has attracted read more…

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CollectPlus Moves into Profitability as Demand for Services Delivers Record Growth

Posted on 21/11/2013 by Marketing

23% increase in brands using CollectPlus for the period Now handling over 250,000 parcels a week November 2013: CollectPlus, the largest store-based parcel delivery service in the UK has announced that it has further increased its parcel volumes and is now handling 5.7m million transactions a year, helping increase revenue growth to £14.3 million for the first six months of the year. CollectPlus now works with over 260 retail brands, which is a 23% increase in clients taking up CollectPlus’ services since the end of the last financial year (ended 31st March 2013).  New returns Clients include Estee Lauder, Fat read more…

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CollectPlus Introduces New Standard Parcel Service and Loyalty Scheme

Posted on 05/06/2013 by Marketing

5th June 2013: CollectPlus customers now have two parcel services to choose between when sending items, with the launch today of a new two working day Standard service. The UK’s largest store-based parcel service has also re-branded its existing three-five working day option to ‘Economy’. Both options have been designed around the needs of CollectPlus’ customers and offer choice and simplicity when sending items. With parcels typically delivered in two working days, the Standard service is perfect for customers who have items that need to arrive at their destination more quickly, whilst the Economy service offers a value for money read more…

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Wiggle Offers Click & Collect Delivery Service with CollectPlus

Posted on 07/05/2013 by Marketing

Wiggle has partnered with CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, to offer its customers the ‘Click&Collect’ delivery option. The popular pure play sports retailer has used the CollectPlus returns service since 2011 and its customers can take advantage of having their cycling, running or swimming accessory purchases from Wiggle delivered to their local CollectPlus store the next day. With over 5,000 convenience stores and petrol stations in the CollectPlus network, most of which are open early until late, seven days a week, the Click&Collect service makes it easy and convenient for customers to pick up their read more…

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Posted on 15/03/2013 by Marketing

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ASDA PARTNERSHIP WITH COLLECTPLUS SEES CUSTOMERS COLLECT AND RETURN PURCHASES FROM MORE THAN 5,000 NEW LOCATIONS ACROSS THE UK Customers can buy George and Asda Direct items online and collect and return them at more than 5,000 convenience stores and petrol stations Asda is the first major retailer to include next day delivery to CollectPlus scheme. As Asda CEO Andy Clarke spoke at today’s Retail Week Live, Asda revealed it is seeing strong growth week-on-week with its next day CollectPlus service. The new service allows customers to order fashion and non-food items online and pick them up from one of more than 5,000 locations the next day, for read more…

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