Foyles launches same-day delivery, free 2nd class postage
UK independent bookselling chain Foyles has launched a same-day delivery service to all addresses in central London, reports the Bookseller. The service is priced at £7.50 (A$16.12) for the first book and £1 (A$2.15) for each additional book. The company is also offering free 2nd class postage for all online orders in order to ‘harmonise’ its instore and online pricing. Foyles head of digital Mark Thwaite said the changes enable the company ‘to promote the books we recommend through any channel’. Amazon currently offers a one-hour delivery service in London for Prime members, priced £6.99 (A$15.02), and a free two-hour delivery service.
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