Shoppers continued splashing the cash online in March, deciding not to wait for the imminent reopening of stores, with sales increasing by 0.6% according to official figures. It meant the value of online sales were up 62% on March 2020 – the first ever lockdown month – and was the largest monthly online sales growth since June last year, according to the office for national statistics (ONS). It added that feedback from retailers suggested “that the upcoming easing of coronavirus […]
DPD has expanded its international home delivery service with the launch of DPD Direct, collaborating with domestic parcel carriers in 12 countries.
The effects of a major fire that destroyed ArrowXL’s Worcester hub in 2017 are continuing to reverberate through the business, with the company reporting a 92% fall in pre-tax profits last year.