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12 August 2020

European consumer survey: Permanent increase in online shopping expected

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, a sharp rise in online purchases has been reported from virtually all European countries. For example, sales in German B2C internet trade in June 2020 w...

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30 July 2020

Stronger in E-Commerce: Zalando’s customers choose where and when to pick up in Italy

60% of those who make purchases online consider the possibility of choosing where the product will be delivered very important, while 49% give the same importance to the choice of delivery time. To me...

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22 July 2020

Omniva and Hrvatska Pošta launch strategic partnership to establish parcel locker network in Croatia

Hrvatska Pošta entered into an agreement with Estonian state-owned company Omniva for the use of their parcel locker software. Strategic co-operation will also be launched between the two parties, du...

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03 July 2020

Royal Mail launches Inflight options for parcel deliveries

Royal Mail has launched new Inflight delivery options to offer greater convenience and flexibility for receiving customers. This has been the number one ask from our parcels customers. When retaile...

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30 June 2020

German federal government stimulus package roll out: Deutsche Post and DHL pass on VAT reduction to customers

Numerous domestic and international products such as Packsets, Plusbriefe and ExpressEasy will become cheaper for private customers. Numerous domestic and international products such as Packset...

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25 June 2020

PostNL scaled up its network to accommodate parcel growth

In a recent announcement from PostNL on their Q2 business trends and FY2020 outlook, parcel volume growth had accelerated from close to 14% at the end of March to above 25% in April and May. PostNL sc...

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25 June 2020

The bpost services during lockdown, drivers of growth and guarantee of stability for customers

Throughout the lockdown, although Belgian society was simply ticking over, all citizens have been able to count on the stability of the services across the bpost networks, from postal staff to post of...

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15 June 2020

bpost Group launches an exclusive growth platform for SMEs

Jean-Paul Van Avermaet, CEO bpost Group: “Online shopping has boomed in Belgium since the beginning of the lockdown. bpost has continued to fulfil an essential economic role over this whole period,...

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08 June 2020

Deutsche Post has opened its 5,000th public parcel locker (“Packstation”)

Deutsche Post was the first company on the German market to introduce the “Packstation” service back in 2003. With 5,000 machines in operation, it now runs a unique nationwide parcel locker networ...

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06 June 2020

24% of ecommerce in Europe is cross-border

The total online cross-border market (excluding travel) in Europe represented a turnover of 108.75 billion euros in 2019. This is an increase of 14.4 percent compared to the situation one year before....

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28 May 2020

Royal Mail – What has the nation been ordering under lockdown

New Royal Mail research reveals what exactly the nation has been having delivered during lockdown, as nearly half (45%) of UK adults have been receiving more parcel deliveries since measures began....

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25 May 2020

57% of Europeans shop online more than ever

Europe has turned into a continent of online shoppers during the corona crisis. Since the beginning of the current contact restrictions, 57 percent of European consumers shop online more than ever. Ab...

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22 May 2020

E-commerce continues to grow rapidly: Posti will soon have 2,000 parcel lockers

Posti is responding to the strong growth of e-commerce by greatly extending its parcel locker network. Over the summer, the number of Posti parcel lockers will increase by over a hundred to 2,000. Pos...

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22 May 2020

Almost half of UK adults have been receiving more parcels during the coronavirus pandemic

New Royal Mail research reveals the full extent of Britain’s online shopping habits during lockdown, as nearly half (45%) of UK adults have been receiving more parcel deliveries since measures began...

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22 May 2020

An Post commits €2m funding and expertise for Irish SMEs

Direct Mail fund worth €1m for 1000 SMEs to market their business across Ireland, Discounted Prices for the Covid-19 period, starting with 25% discount on parcels Dedicated eCommerce advic...

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