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Aug
2019
Amazon Parcels Can Now Be Delivered to Hundreds of PayPoint Stores Nationwide

PayPoint rolls out Amazon Hub Counter service into retail network 

Welwyn Garden City, 30 August 2019: PayPoint today announces its participation in Amazon Hub Counter – a network of pick up points that allows customers to collect their Amazon orders in-store. 

Following successful trials, Amazon Hub Counter goes live in over 500 stores today and will be rolled out in thousands of shops across the UK, combining online shopping with the convenience of accessing PayPoint’s wide network of retailers. 

Amazon Hub Counter is available on tens of millions of items sold on Amazon.co.uk. The service adds more choice and convenience for online shoppers by giving them the flexibility to pick up their parcels within 14 days from their chosen convenience store or high-street shop. 

The Counter launched in the UK, Italy and the U.S. earlier this year and has been positively received, driving strong customer engagement and additional foot traffic for partners. 

Assunta Keenan, Director of Amazon Hub in Europe, said: “We’re excited to be working with PayPoint on expanding the Counter service in the UK. This partnership allows us to offer even more choice and flexibility to Amazon customers while supporting small businesses around the country.” 

Patrick Headon, CEO for PayPoint, commented: “We’re delighted to partner with Amazon to allow our retailers to offer parcel services to even more customers. Online shopping is only continuing to grow in popularity, and retailers who offer parcel collection can tap into that by introducing new customers to their stores and increasing sales.” 

Retailers can find out more about the benefits of joining the PayPoint network by visiting www.paypoint.com or calling 01707 537 014. 

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Steve O’Neill 

Marketing Director +44(0)1707 600 440 steveoneill@paypoint.com 

PayPoint Press Office 

MHP Communications paypoint@mhpc.com +44 20 3128 8100 

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In thousands of retail locations, at home and on the move, we make life more convenient for everyone. 

For retailers, we offer innovative and time-saving technology that empowers convenience retailers in the UK and Romania to achieve higher footfall and increased spend so they can grow their businesses profitably. Our innovative retail services platform, PayPoint One, is now live in over 14,000 stores in the UK and offers everything a modern convenience store needs, from parcels and contactless card payments to EPoS and bill payment services. Our technology helps retailers to serve customers quickly, improve business efficiency and stay connected to their stores from anywhere. 

We help millions of people to control their household finances, make essential payments and access in-store services, like parcel collections and drop-offs. Our UK network of 28,000 stores is bigger than all banks, supermarkets and Post Offices together, putting us at the heart of communities nationwide. 

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