Yodel said it made a record 220,000 flower deliveries on Valentine’s Day, up 77% on last year. The company put its success down to significant investment in its capability to handle everyday premium items, which has put it in a strong position to meet the unprecedented demand for online gifting. Yodel has specialist sort facilities for flowers and other delicate items, such as wine and fresh food, and delivers on behalf of major floral retailers such as Euroflorist. Alongside upgrading […]
Even before coronavirus, bricks and mortar retailers were facing an existential crisis. Soaring business rates, rent reviews, and minimum wages were already putting pressure on the size and scale of physical shops.
APC delivery network member Delivered UK has opened a new parcel depot at Concorde Park, Fareham, increasing its storage space by 180%.
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