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myHermes launches time windows for parcel deliveries

22 September, 2017

Great news! We have started to roll out a new and exciting service...

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myHermes cuts prices

31 July, 2017

myHermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has launched a summer sale...

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28 June, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, myHermes is supporting the ‘Help a South African School’ .

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How retailers can go green for 2017

20 March, 2017

Steve Bower, Head of MH Service Development, on how retailers can promote sustainability...

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myHermes price change

2 March, 2017

Check out our blog on the recent myHermes price change

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myHermes becomes world's first company to introduce carbon negative packaging

21 February, 2017

See the press release on our new carbon negative packaging!

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Parcel Cover Update

6 January, 2017

Check out the new update for Parcel Cover and Signature.

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Why SMS has become a preferred communication channel for customers

19 December, 2016

I’ve noticed recently, that more businesses have gradually started sending me text messages.

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Local pupils learn road safety with Hermes

30 November, 2016

More than 220 enthusiastic pupils from Middlemarch Junior School in Nuneaton braved...

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How you should prepare for Black Friday

23 November, 2016

The busiest time of the year is fast approaching, the busiest shopping day of the year is closer still.

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How can SMEs make the most of Singles Day?

11 November, 2016

Until recently, Black Friday has been the “must do” shopping event for British retailers.

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Which social platform works best for your business?

19 October, 2016

It’s widely known that to increase brand presence, you should be active on some form of social media.

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Five minutes with The Good Health Company

5 October, 2016

Recent research from Mintel has shown just how health and...

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3 simple steps to take your ebay business to the next level

24 August, 2016

If there’s one foolproof way to attract a truckload of customers to your precious products, its eBay.

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Five minutes with Mark Januszewski

18 August, 2016

Launched in 2009, Designer Habitat is one the fastest growing...

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Emerging markets to look out for: knitting

27 July, 2016

The past few years have been good for the knitting industry...

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Five minutes with Scott Torrens

25 July, 2016

Pet Planet strongly believes the key to their success has been...

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Emerging markets to look out for – watches?

25 July, 2016

The recent move into luxury goods by many Asian and Chinese collectors has resulted in the pre-owned watch market becoming ...

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Capitalise on the booming UK Arts and Craft market

20 July, 2016

The arts and crafts market is enjoying a true boom time. From knitting and crocheting to glass-blowing, ceramics and ...

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Tips on finding the right ideas for your new business

18 July, 2016

If you’re considering starting up a business, you first need to critically examine whether your business idea is of a high ...

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Psychology of Gift Giving

12 July, 2016

Think you're an expert gift-giver? You might be surprised by some of the results shown in our video - see for yourself!

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Use all routes to market to grow your e-commerce business

7 July, 2016

There are many channels you can use in order to market your wares and grow your e-commerce business. It makes sense to use as ...

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Your customers are mobile – are you responding?

4 July, 2016

As a nation we’ve fallen in love with our mobiles and tablets. 76% of adults now own a smartphone, while. 40% of us have ...

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10 different ways to effectively market your small business

30 June, 2016

As a small business owner you probably don’t have unlimited cash to spend on advertising. So how can you make sure your ...

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5 minutes with Beccy Daykin

13 June, 2016

With the popularity of Trolley Bags witnessing year-on-year growth of almost 100% since the introduction of the 5p plastic bag ...

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Tips to boost your online business

19 May, 2016

In a crowded online marketplace, it can be difficult to make your products stand out. In this post we’ll look at a few ...

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Hermes employees raise over £2,500 in charity bike ride

13 June, 2016

Eight Hermes employees have raised over £2,500 completing a 105 mile bike ride for charity. The team rode from our ...

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Get prepared to capture mobile shoppers

2 June, 2016

Just a decade ago the PC was the ‘go to’ device for every digital interaction. Things certainly have changed. ...

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10 Tips to help new eBay sellers succeed

31 May, 2016

Marketplaces are a great way to get your products in front of shoppers, and with 162 million active users*, eBay offers you a ...

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June price change 2016

23 May, 2016

From 00.00am Wednesday 1st June, we will be announcing changes to our current ParcelShop and Courier Collection service. The ...

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6 useful apps all small businesses need

23 May, 2016

In the early days of starting your business, you’ll find yourself being pulled in so many different directions on a daily ...

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Simple steps to start your business part two

23 May, 2016

The importance of a choosing a business name doesn’t need to be stressful. A memorable business name can make all ...

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Tips to boost your online business

19 May, 2016

In a crowded online marketplace, it can be difficult to make your products stand out. In this post we’ll look at a few ...

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Quick guide to packaging clothes

19 May, 2016

Delicate clothing can easily get damaged if packaged incorrectly. Make sure this doesn’t happen to your parcelled apparel ...

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How to weigh your parcels correctly

19 May, 2016

Incorrectly weighed items may incur extra charges further down the line - so protect yourself from this potential expense by ...

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Packaging heavy items

19 May, 2016

Failing to use sufficiently sturdy packaging is a common mistake when parcelling up heavier items, leaving them vulnerable to ...

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Packaging fragile items

19 May, 2016

If you’re planning on sending fragile items check out this video first. Delicate items can easily become damaged or broken ...

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How to package books, shoes and toys

19 May, 2016

They’re not considered fragile but books, shoes and toys can be tricky to pack – they often need a little extra ...

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Labelling your packages

19 May, 2016

Knowing how to correctly label your parcels is an essential requirement to ensure they enjoy a quick and direct journey to their ...

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Perfect packaging

19 May, 2016

There’s only one way to guarantee your items will arrive in prime condition – and that’s to make sure ...

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Ten things new Amazon sellers should know

19 May, 2016

Amazon offers you the opportunity to get your items viewed by a large and loyal global customer base in excess of 300 million, ...

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How to make home-working work for you

19 May, 2016

Homeworking can have huge advantages and can be a real opportunity to re-organise your life. There’s no boss standing over ...

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How to start a business whilst working full-time

9 May, 2016

For most of us, quitting a full-time job to start up your own business venture is quite a risk. With families to support and ...

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Simple steps to start your business: Part one

3 May, 2016

So you’ve got your brilliant business idea but you’re not sure what your next steps should be. Turning your dream ...

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Hermes grows Operations in the South West with hub move

13 April, 2016

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has embarked on the next stage of its growth by strengthening its infrastructure across ...

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Over 1,000 boxes of donated books sent to South African Schools

22 March, 2016

Schools in the UK were invited to donate their unwanted English language, text and reading books as part of the Help a South ...

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Quick thinking courier saves lives

16 March, 2016

In February, Maidstone courier, Julie Williamson found herself ending what should have been an ordinary day in a truly ...

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myHermes ParcelShops trial convenient in-store printing solution

8 March, 2016

myHermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is trialling a new in-store printing solution that provides added convenience to ...

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myHermes delivers 120 gift parcels for small children's charity, Post Pals

8 March, 2016

The consumer delivery specialist, myHermes, recently leant its support to volunteer led children’s charity, Post Pals. The ...

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The UK's view on shopping with independent retailers

8 January, 2016

To understand the current state of independent retail in the UK, we conducted research into how shoppers felt about, independent ...

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A guide to re-gifting the right away

21 December, 2015

As the festive season approaches, it's the time of the year when re-gifting hits an all-the high. Research shows that 70% of ...

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Hermes transports 25,000 teddy bears for Project Paddington

23 October, 2015

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has played a key role in a heart-warming initiative to deliver teddy bears to deprived ...

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Hermes raises £2,455 for Teenage Cancer Trust

23 October, 2015

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has raised £2,455 for Teenage Cancer Trust following a raffle at the ...

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How you should prepare for Black Friday

23 October, 2015

The busiest time of the year is fast approaching, but the busiest shopping day of the year is closer still.

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myHermes announce price drop

23 October, 2015

myHermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has dropped the price of its most popular parcel in the run up to peak.

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Hermes boosts Warrington hub capacity to one million parcels per day for peak 2015

23 October, 2015

Hermes, the leading consumer delivery company, has completed the construction of a secondary sortation tier at its fully ...

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Hermes announces partnership with Teenage Cancer Trustt

23 October, 2015

There are around 160,000 UK registered charities so choosing the right one for Hermes was not an easy task but we are finally ...

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Make the most out of every sale you make

23 October, 2015

Amazon are the masters of upselling and cross-selling, but you too should make sure that you make the most out of every sale you ...

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Increase in e-commerce sales makes Germany an ideal marketplace for British SMEs

23 October, 2015

The strongest economy in Europe, the fastest increase in e-commerce sales in Europe in 2015* and the fifth most online sales of ...

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How can UK SMEs make the most of singles day

23 October, 2015

With this year’s Black Friday estimated to be the first £1 billion shopping day, November 27th has quite rightly been ...

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7 must-have social media tools for your business

23 October, 2015

When running a small business every second counts and you may be put off leaping into the world of social media because you are ...

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You’ve got the customer to your site, now get them to spend money

23 October, 2015

It’s great that you managed to get people to your site – congratulations! Now it’s time to get them to part ...

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How to manage your time effectively as a small ecommerce business-

23 October, 2015

If you’re a small business selling online then your time is extremely important to you, and knowing how to make the most of ...

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Why SMEs should export to France

23 October, 2015

It may be the world’s number one tourist destination but France is also quickly becoming one of the key countries to export ...

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Why export to Poland

23 October, 2015

Solid brand awareness in the marketplace is vital for SMEs so for those businesses looking to sell their products abroad, ...

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5 Pinterest boards for your vintage clothing shop

23 October, 2015

Pinterest is a brilliant way of creating your online shop’s brand and establishing its identity. However, understanding how ...

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Everton put their shirt on myHermes

19 June, 2015

Football fanatics up and down the UK are now at a loose end following the climax of the domestic season.

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Belfast among most generous for gifts in the UK

16 June, 2015

Dads from Belfast are in for a treat this weekend after the city topped a poll to find the UK’s most generous children.

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Deliveries over Christmas

29 November, 2016

Check out our blog on deliveries over the busy, peak period.

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