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Miss Pap offers free delivery with InPost

Online fashion retailer Miss Pap is to offer free delivery and free returns to an InPost locker, enabling its customers to collect or return their purchases 24/7.

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26pc of refunded goods unfit for resale

26 per cent of refunded retail goods are unfit for resale, new research from Barclaycard has found. According to the credit card company, 57 per cent of merchants give refunds ‘regardless of product condition’ to keep good customer relationships.


Stop thinking so rationally, says IGD chief

Institute of Grocery distribution (IGD) chief executive, Joanne Denney-Finch, has said the UK food and grocery businesses must “stop thinking so rationally”. This comes after the release of IGD research which found that the industry must engage with customers on a “much more emotional level”.

Grocery replenishment driven by ‘gut feel’

Almost half of UK grocery retail directors say replenishment is still driven by gut feel, according to research by Blue Yonder, which supplies predictive applications of retail.


Belcorp chooses Kuehne + Nagel

Belcorp, the global manufacturer of beauty and cosmetic products, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel to manage its intercontinental cargo flows and end-to-end shipment order management. The contract is based in Bogotá, Colombia.

UPS delivery service reaches 2 million European members

UPS expands early morning delivery service

UPS has expanded its early morning delivery service reach in 25 countries, including: the UK, Canada, China and India. The service will now be available in 3,000 additional UK postcodes, and 2,000 in Canada.


Dwell opts for Milton Keynes site

Furniture retailer Dwell has agreed to a build-to-suit warehouse at Prologis’ Prologis Park Marston Gate in Milton Keynes.

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DIY group picks Ceva for Italy

DIY group Leroy Merlin has awarded a four year contract to Ceva Logistics to handle warehousing and distribution in Italy.


Retail supplier extends Bibby contract

Office and retail fit-out company Havelock has extended its contract with Bibby Distribution for delivery of interiors material to stores, schools and financial offices throughout the UK.