offer new delivery option for customers at local convenience stores

30 year old mail order and online bookseller/retailer with Collect+ today announce is the first bookseller to offer a new delivery option for customers at thousands of local convenience stores.
By: Annie Quigley Director Bibliophile Books
July 2, 2010 - PRLog -- 30 year old mail order and online bookseller/retailer together with Collect+, the recently launched new joint venture between Yodel and PayPoint PLC, today announce special plans to offer choice, convenience and control in the delivery of their book parcels.  Best of all for customers, there is no more waiting in all day for that parcel to arrive!
Delivery options can be a deal-breaker for online retailers. Free delivery offers are quite common, yet until now, none offer delivery to specified convenient collection points.
Offering to deliver parcels to local shops can be a compelling prospect for customers who may have work commitments, cannot accept deliveries at the workplace, live in multi-occupancy buildings or find it risky to leave a parcel with a neighbour or outside their home.
Now they can have parcels delivered to any one of thousands of local convenience stores which offer the Collect+ service and pick them up at a time that suits them. Customers enter their postcode online to find their local Collect+ store and have up to 10 days from the date the parcel arrives at the Collect+ location to pick it up. Stores are open at least 9 hours a day 7 days a week.

Customers are asked to provide a mobile phone number or email address when placing their order and will be advised by text or email when the parcel has reached the local store they have nominated for collection. The parcel will be delivered to the store through Yodel (trading name for Home Delivery Network Limited) with whom Bibliophile have had an 8 year relationship.

Collect+  have carefully selected 3,500 outlets from the PayPoint network to ensure that over 90% of the UK population are within 2 miles of a participating store in urban areas. In terms of Bibliophile’s environmental policy, they celebrate that there will be far fewer wasted delivery journeys through the adoption of this service.

Bibliophile Ltd
Established 1978 Bibliophile Ltd is the UK’s leading independent bargain bookseller. Operating from a warehouse in East London, the company serves tens of thousands of customers throughout the UK and worldwide. Their tabloid free newspaper is published ten times a year and is complemented by a well established Internet service . The company stocks over 3,500 up-market individually selected fiction and nonfiction, U.K. and North American titles.
Bibliophile is a registered trademark and aptly defines the business and its customers.

Contact: Annie Quigley, Director
Bibliophile Ltd
Unit 5 Datapoint Business Centre
South Crescent
E16 4TL
Tel 0207 473 0050

Collect+ is backed by PayPoint, the UK's leading payment network, and Yodel.  It has carefully selected from the PayPoint network of over 22,500 convenience stores to provide the best possible service.
Drop and Collect Ltd. trading as Collect+ Registered Number: 06593233 Registered Address: Eldon Way, Crick Industrial Estate, Crick, Northampton. NN6 7SL
Tel 0845 270 9888

•   Home Delivery Network Limited on 1 March 2010 purchased through its subsidiary company, Parcelpoint Limited, the domestic  B2B and B2C businesses of DHL Express (UK) Limited
•   Yodel will deliver over 200 million parcels per year with annual revenues of £600 million
•   It is the second-largest parcel delivery business in the UK after Royal Mail
•   Yodel operates 8 national hubs,123 service centres and a fleet of 5,000 vans
•   The company is headquartered in Hatfield

Contact: Deborah Smith, Yodel PR & Campaign Manager
Tel: 0151 290 8656

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Bibliophile Books, an out-of-print specialist. The company stocks about 3,500 titles.
30 year old postal /internet business dealing in remaindered books 50%-90% off cover price. Flat rate of just £3.50 per order p&p (UK) regardless of size of order
Source:Annie Quigley Director Bibliophile Books
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Zip:E16 4TL
Tags:Books, Bargains, New Delivery Option, Convenience Stores, Collect Plus, Yodel, Bibliophile, Hdn, Paypoint, Workplace
Industry:Hobbies, Books, Arts
Location:Canning Town - London, Greater - England
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