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CollectPlus reveals the first return of Christmas

Posted on 25/12/2010 by Marketing

When it’s better to return than receive Dispelling the idea of Christmas Day being a time for family reflection and non-stop eating, it is increasingly being used to search for bargains online and make the most of retailers’ promotions. A huge £132m was spent last Christmas Day with around 4.3 million people shopping online on that day. Predictions this year were for even more to be spent – possibly reaching £XX. The reality of the modern Christmas is further uncovered by news from CollectPlus, the innovative delivery and returns service, which is expecting a number of items to be sent read more…

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The changing fabric of Britain’s Christmas stockings

Posted on 20/12/2010 by Marketing

Average stocking shrinks over last decade while computer games replace books Research released today by parcel service CollectPlus reveals that the average number of presents in a child’s Christmas stocking has fallen over the last decade.[1] Shedding light on the modern family Christmas, CollectPlus, which allows shoppers to collect and deliver parcels from their local store, has found that children today receive an average of 12 presents in their Christmas stocking compared with a high of 17 presents a decade ago. However, stockings are still double the size they were fifty years ago. Over the last half century, puzzles and read more…

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Shop Direct Group records a successful first year with CollectPlus

Posted on 11/11/2010 by Marketing

20,000 Shop Direct Group customers using CollectPlus every week 20,000 Shop Direct Group customers use CollectPlus every week, just a year after the innovative logistics company’s services were first offered. CollectPlus, which allows online and mail order customers to pick up purchases or drop off returns at participating local stores, within the Paypoint network, now handles parcels for Shop Direct Group brands including Woolworths.co.uk, Littlewoods and Kays. Building on this momentum, Very.co.uk is running a joint marketing exercise with CollectPlus promoting its convenient returns service. Driven by consumer choice, CollectPlus is taking an increasing share of overall Shop Direct Group’s read more…

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M&M Direct partners with CollectPlus to offer £1 customer returns to online shoppers

Posted on 10/11/2010 by Marketing

Online retailer teams with innovative delivery service to provide low-cost returns option that maintains a focus on offering customers the best price MandM Direct.com, the UK’s largest discount clothing retailer, today announce a new service that allows customers to cover the cost of returning a product, usually £3.99, for just £1.49 when they make a purchase. Launched in partnership with CollectPlus (www.collectplus.co.uk/), a breakthrough parcel service that fits in with the lives of busy consumers, this new service not only brings transparency to the returns processes, but means shoppers can return products via a local store, seven days a week, read more…

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