The US retail phenomenon Black Friday is here to stay in the UK, and this year it is going to be four times bigger, Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has warned. In 2014, online sales promotions such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw an unprecedented and unexpected boom in demand for retailers as shoppers took advantage of low prices in the lead up to Christmas. As a result, some firms, Yodel included, admitted to being unable to handle the […]
Hermes processed 4.8 million orders over the Black Friday weekend, an increase of 34% compared with last year, despite adverse weather conditions.
Palletways has appointed a former TNT UK manager to head up its Oxford operation, as activity at its new Abingdon site gets underway.
City Link is continuing its drive towards the b2c market with the launch of an ad-hoc parcel collection and delivery service for consumers and SMEs.