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AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD HAS £850 OF ‘CASH IN THE ATTIC’

Posted on 24/09/2012 by Marketing

AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD HAS £850 OF ‘CASH IN THE ATTIC’ People could make ‘a tidy profit’ by selling unwanted goods online The average Brit has over £850 of consumer goods gathering dust that could be sold for a tidy profit online. According to the research we conducted, more than half of UK residents (56%) fail to cash in because they find it too tricky to send items to those buying goods. With the majority of people having less than £300 left in their bank accounts at the end of the month after bills, and 24% less than £50, it is no surprise read more…

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CollectPlus to deliver wardrobe updates within the hour at V Festival

Posted on 20/07/2012 by Marketing

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Online clothing retailer Very.co.uk will make its CollectPlus next day delivery service available to festival goers at V Festival in Chelmsford in August. The retailer has a collection of “Festival Favourites” clothes available to purchase via a mobile site, which can be picked up at a CollectPlus  parcel point within an hour.   Matthew Jacques, client development director at CollectPlus, said: “CollectPlus is constantly looking to provide its customers with the most convenient ways possible to collect their online purchases. It’s very exciting to be partnering with Very.co.uk to offer festival goers our Click & CollectPlus service, giving them the read more…

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Meadowhall shoppers offered new parcel service with CollectPlus

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Marketing

June 2012: CollectPlus has chosen British Land and London & Stamford owned Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield as a pioneering new location for its innovative parcel service. The new CollectPlus Parcel Point gives Meadowhall staff as well as the 25 million plus shoppers that visit the shopping centre each year the choice of dropping off parcels, or collecting online purchases, at a time and a place convenient to them. The opening underlines CollectPlus’ response to the busy lives of its customers and commitment to creating convenient destination points throughout the UK. Like all other CollectPlus stores, the customer service desk read more…

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CollectPlus doubles volumes to handle over four million parcels a year

Posted on 24/11/2011 by Marketing

The CollectPlus half year results have underscored its position as a viable alternative to the Royal Mail/Post Office’s parcel service. The innovative delivery and returns service has doubled its parcel volumes and is now handling over four million a year. The strong growth has been a result of powerful demand from online and multi-channel retailers for its returns and delivery services. CollectPlus, which is available through 4500 selected stores within the national PayPoint network, has expanded its service offering by 20% in the past six months, taking it to a third of the size of the Post Office’s parcel delivery read more…

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CollectPlus arrives at myParcelDelivery.com™

Posted on 24/10/2011 by Marketing

As of the beginning of October, myParcelDelivery.com™ is offering its customers the chance to benefit from CollectPlus’ network of outlets to send their packets and parcels. With all CollectPlus outlets open from early until late and most open seven days a week, myParcelDelivery.com™ customers can now choose to drop their parcels off at a local store at a time that suits them. The CollectPlus service offers flexible and convenient deliveries throughout the UK and Northern Ireland via Yodel, the UK’s leading parcel delivery company, and participating shops within the PayPoint network. CollectPlus’ network of stores has grown significantly since the read more…

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CollectPlus discover increase in online traders

Posted on 02/10/2011 by Marketing

The online parcel and delivery service CollectPlus has discovered that the number of those earning money from online businesses has doubled in the last year. The survey revealed that over a third of ‘e-pportunists’ take home over £10,000 per year,1 with over half of these traders having set up their businesses within the last year. Over 26 percent of e-pportunists are aged between 25 and 34 years of age, reflecting the current decline of the job market in certain sectors of industry and lower wages. The findings suggest that many individuals are supplementing their existing incomes with online trading as read more…

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