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Consumer Rights Directive – What you need to know

Posted on 11/06/2014 by Marketing

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If you trade as a business online you will need to comply with the Consumer Rights Directive from Friday June 13th. All online sales made from that time onwards must comply with the new legislation. In December 2013 the Consumer Rights Directive was passed in to law and officially supersedes the Distance Selling Regulations on June 13th 2014. Written by guest contributor Brenda Goudie, Editor-in-chief of eCommPoint.com – an easy digest summary of what these changes mean for you and your online business. “I launched eCommPoint.com to share the fruits of my experience designing order management, fulfilment, home delivery and customer service systems read more…

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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…

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Heartbleed Bug Security Update

Posted on 11/04/2014 by Marketing

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You may have heard about the “Heartbleed Bug” which has been in the news over the last few days. At CollectPlus, we both value your privacy and take security seriously. We feel it is important to update you on the measures we’ve taken to ensure your account is secure. What exactly is the ‘Heartbleed Bug’?  The Heartbleed Bug was discovered on April 7th in the OpenSSL library, a piece of encryption software used by a majority of Internet servers (about 66%). Researchers from Google and from a security firm named Codenomicon have found a serious bug in OpenSSL that could potentially expose names, passwords read more…

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Save 10% On All Parcels

Posted on 08/04/2014 by Marketing

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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 collectplus.co.uk only. The promotional prices are valid from 07/04/2014 until midnight 14/04/2014; any label purchased after read more…

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Join us: The Delivery Conference

Posted on 04/02/2014 by Marketing

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Come and Join us today at the Metapack Delivery Conference. Convenience is key for the modern consumer,but increasingly consumers are frustrated with fulfilment. The emerging breed of cross-channel consumer is frustrated with fulfilment and wants more control of the fulfilment environment. Hear Neil speak and learn about: Convenience for the modern consumer, Emergence of the cross- channel consumer. ‘’Noise’’ which confuses the consumers & how to make it easy for consumers. We are also exhibiting at The Delivery Conference and would love to discuss how we can help you. So, visit us at Stall No 5 for a chat with the CollectPlus team and explore how read more…

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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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