Bitcoin logo displayed in a shop May 14, 2019

Where can I spend Bitcoin?

Most people buy Bitcoin primarily as an investment. However, if it really is burning a hole in your virtual pocket, there are an increasing number of places to spend your crypto cash. Traditionally there is no getting around the fact that cryptocurrencies have been associated with the sale of drugs, and other illegal items, on […]

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October 22, 2018

Forget Looking for Love: Just Treat Yourself on Single’s Day

By now we have all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, online sales for a new contender from the East, Single’s Day, dwarf these numbers. Single’s day was born in  Nanjing University where the large number of single males on campus celebrated 11th November because it is all the ones: 11/11. In China it’s […]

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Shoppers hurry past January 16, 2018

A Business Guide to Handling Returns

Costing UK retailers £60bn every year, returns can make a huge dent in even the healthiest profits. Whether you’re selling online, or a traditional brick and mortar shop it’s important to know what you do and don’t have to offer when it comes to accepting returned goods. Luckily all the facts you need are in […]

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Your Consumer Rights when Making a Return

From damaged goods to clothes that don’t fit, if you need to return something you bought then it’s important to know your rights. Whether you shop online or on the High Street, you may have more time to return damaged or even just unwanted goods, than you thought. Let ParcelHero untangle the legal mumbo jumbo […]

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Have Retail Returns got out of Hand?

Costing British businesses £60bn per year, returns have become a make-or-break issue for stores big and small. As healthy profits disappear under reams of refunds, ParcelHero reveals the winners and losers of the returns revolution. Download our exclusive report, featuring interviews and data from hundreds of consumers and retailers, for an in-depth look at the […]

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June 15, 2016

Infographic: The Hidden Cost Of Festivals: Where Your Ticket Money Goes

Although festivals are giant fields of fun, they are a risky (and sometimes) fatal financial commitment for many organisers. It would explain why your average ticket price has skyrocketed to £200, as prices to keep people safe, fed and hydrated are rising annually. With bad weather closing increasing numbers of festivals around the world, how […]

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May 09, 2016

10 Gifts For A British Expat

You will rarely hear any expat complain about their lifestyle abroad.  If anything they will always encourage their family and friends that they too should follow them to their chosen destination. But of course when it comes to products and traditions, now that’s another story.  In that case most expats are continuously asking their friends […]

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February 09, 2016

Is Valentines Day Getting More Expensive (And More Sexy?)

Every year on Valentine’s Day the scramble to buy the same gift takes-place, but maybe our tastes are finally changing? We can confirm that more of us are sending alternative presents like hats and designer labels to our loved ones than ever before – move over chocolate and jewellery – our tastes are getting more […]

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January 21, 2016

Infographic: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About Uber

Uber is expanding beyond it’s highly successful taxi-app service in new, exciting and diverse ways. Soon, while thinking about how you will arrive at your exclusive London rooftop party, you will be able to order an UberCOPTER and discover the sights and sounds of the city you love from above. And when you arrive home […]

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January 06, 2016

2016: The Year of Supersonic Delivery?

When news that Airbus had patented a supersonic jet reached us, we immediately saw a flurry of possibilities for both courier and customer alike. Technology has rapidly progressed since the first light bulb flickered into life, and logistics has helped keep the ideas rolling. But with talk of supersonic jets, drone delivery and driverless vehicles hitting […]

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January 05, 2016

£225 Million of Unwanted Gifts Will Travel Back To the Shelf Today

The 14 day ‘cool-off cancellation period’ is nearly up so it’s National Returns Day; time to get rid of those ill-fitting jumpers and garish earrings from your Nan. Send a package to anywhere in the UK from only £2.19> Don’t panic if you haven’t quite decided if you wanted to keep that dog shaped biscuit […]

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Which is the best Payment Gaeway for you? December 22, 2015

Picking The Best Payment Gateway For Your SME

With Stripe’s recent announcement of lowered transactions fees, it’s becoming cheaper than ever to process payments. Here at ParcelHero, we love SMEs and getting the best bang for your buck, so we thought we’d help you out by having a look at whether Stripe really is the best way to take payments for your business. […]

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