PostNL Announces Test of ‘Home Delivery Box’

PostNL has announced that it has been undertaking a market ‘test’ of a home delivery box since May 2015. The company has been employing a plastic box which makes it possible for consumers to have packages delivered to their home whilst they are away from their homes. PostNL has developed a plastic kit which can ...

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New Report Shows Pawnbroking Market Recovery Following Gold Price Fall and Payday Lending Cap

Apex insight has just published a new edition of its report on Pawnbrokers and high street loan stores. The market consists of high-street shops which offer combinations of pawnbroking and ...

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Commercial due diligence in the Middle East

By Vincent Schuller Commercial due diligence to support private equity and corporate investors on transactions can be more an art than a science. In markets like the UK, the US ...

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Apex Insight comment on the acquisition of the FT by Nikkei from Pearson

By Vincent Schuller Last week, following intense deal discussions, Pearson sold the Financial Times group to the Japanese media group Nikkei. There was significant interest from other bidders like Axel ...

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UK Mail Issues Warning on Annual Profits

UK Mail has issued a warning on its annual profits. In a recent trading statement, UK Mail stated that it is in the middle of a period of major investment ...

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Estonia Postal Operator Omniva Sees Growth From Parcel Lockers

The Estonian postal operator Omniva, has reported that parcel volumes grew by 10% in the first six months of 2015. The company states that the development of e-commerce is contributing ...

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Deutsche Post DHL Posts 12% Growth in Express in H1 2015

Deutsche Post DHL has published its first half financial figures for 2015. The Group reports financials for four segments: Post – eCommerce – Parcel; Express; Global Forwarding, Freight and Supply ...

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Doddle Opens New Parcel Shop in London

Doddle has announced the opening of a new parcel store in Surbiton, London. The new parcel store is located opposite Surbiton train station, which according to Doddle means enjoying the ...

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New Report Shows Germany At Forefront of European Parcel Shops and Locker Networks

Apex Insight announces the publication of a new report covering European Parcel Shop and Locker Networks. The report focuses on the networks of locations designed to facilitate the last mile ...

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Hermes Acquires 49% Share Held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia

Hermes has announced that it has acquired the 49% share held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia, strengthening its parcels business in Russia. Hermes is now the sole shareholder and the ...

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