Tuffnells owner Connect Group is to sell its care and education division in order to focus on the growth of its parcels and news services. Connect will sell the division to education resource provider RM for £64.4m, including £56.5m cash and deficit of £7.9m. The group said the move will reduce its borrowings and allow it to grow its news and media division, Smiths News, and its parcels operation (Tuffnells). Connect Group bought Tuffnells and its famed “big green parcel […]
Newspaper and magazine distributor Smiths News has begun a partnership with Amazon to offer online shoppers a same-day parcel collection service.
Tuffnells Parcel Express has appointed Chris Ward as MD, effective 29 June.
Connect Group has seen its annual profit collapse by more than 200% after a calamitous period, which saw its one time star-performer Tuffnells lose its way and attempts to restructure the group hit the wall.