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A new ‘Green’ home delivery tax? How green does the Government think shoppers are, asks e-commerce expert.

A new Green home delivery tax How green does the Government think shoppers are asks expert ParcelHero

As a Government committee recommends imposing a ‘green tax’ on home deliveries to subsidise a business rate cut, a new study from ParcelHero reveals most home deliveries are far more environmentally friendly than traditional shopping. The Government has become dependent on ever-increasing business rates, claims the home delivery expert ParcelHero. …

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ONS retail figures reveal strong Christmas online sales may compensate for patchy High Street performance, says ParcelCompare

ONS figures reveal strong Christmas online sales compensate for patchy High Street performance ParcelCompare

December’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) retail sales estimates, recently released, reveal online sales boomed by 13.9% YOY; and 2.9% over November’s sales figures, which include Black Friday. By contrast total retail sales sales slumped -0.9% against November’s; though they did show an unexpected 3.7% rise on 2017’s December results. …

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Customer-paid returns up by a quarter on Wing-Back Wednesday – as ParcelHero warns of the perils of buying from non-EU sites

ParcelHero warns of the perils of buying from non-EU site

Unhappy shoppers and gift receivers spent 23% more returning unwanted items on Wing-Back Wednesday than in 2018, reveals ParcelHero. It’s warning shoppers to consider the cost of returns from international sellers. Consumers spent 23% more of their own money shipping back unwanted gifts on ‘Wing-Back Wednesday’ (January 2nd – the …

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