Category Archives: Updates

eBay Free private seller listings 1st-9th Sept

Posted on 31/08/2012 by Marketing

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source: eBay UK are running a nine day free listing promotion for private sellers kicking off on Saturday the 1st of September and running until Sunday the 9th. The promotion covers items with a start price of £1 or more (items with a lower start price can already be listed for free) with a limit of 150 free listings per eBay ID. I find the limit of 150 items rather strange, it’s not many listings per day and eBay have typically run promotions of up to 100 free listings per day or per weekend recently. That makes this a 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 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 to offer festival goers our Click & CollectPlus service, giving them the read more…

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CollectPlus Service During London Olympics 2012

Posted on 13/07/2012 by Marketing

The London 2012 Olympics start on the 15th July with the official opening of the Olympic Village. The Olympic Games begin on the 27th July and will run for two weeks, with the Paralympic Games then running between the 29th August and the 9th September. The Olympic Park will close the 14th September 2012. During this busy time, CollectPlus will continue to deliver to all London postcodes and all CollectPlus stores will continue to accept parcels. However, whilst we have detailed contingency plans in place, stores and homes within the red zone on the map below may experience some disruption. 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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April 2012 Twitter Competition Terms and Conditions

Posted on 13/04/2012 by Marketing

To be in with a chance of winning £50 worth of ASOS vouchers simply follow @collectplus on Twitter and retweet the phrase below between 9:00am on the 13th April 2012  and 4:00pm on the 20th of April 2012. ‘Competition time! ReTweet this post & Follow @collectplus for your chance to win a £50 #ASOS gift voucher #CollectPlusWin‘ Good luck! Competition terms and conditions Only open to UK residents aged 18 years or over. The competition excludes CollectPlus employees, their families, agencies, or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. The Prize: 1 x £50 ASOS ( voucher To take part in read more…

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Boomerang Thursday: the busiest day for parcel returns in 2011

Posted on 01/12/2011 by Marketing

CollectPlus has warned retailers to expect a surge in returned goods following ‘Mega Monday’ as online shoppers rush to secure replacement gifts before Christmas. CollectPlus conducted research showing that one in ten (10%)1 festive gifts bought online last year were returned before Christmas. Due to this we forecast that over two million parcels will be returned this week, with the peak day set to be 1st December, dubbed ‘Boomerang Thursday’. The next five weeks are set to be one of the busiest periods for returns, following significant growth in online retail, which is predicted to hit £7.75bn in the five read more…

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