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February 2016

22/02/2016
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Scouts are prepared with tough new kit boxes

Every Scout makes a promise to keep the Scout Law, and for one Troop in Lancashire part of that pledge has been made easier thanks to online retailer PlasticBoxShop. “Part of the Scout Law is that a Scout ‘is careful of possessions and property’,” said Doris Haigh, Group Scout Leader of the 1st Earby Scouts. “We try to impress this on all the young people in every section of our Troop ─ Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers. But the truth is our camping gear had got into a shocking state... Read More

16/02/2016

Key public sector buyers crucial to growing online retailer

Devolution of spending power to more localised bodies such as NHS Trusts, new Academy schools and local councils is helping an award-winning online retailer win more business. Schools were among the first big customers for Yorkshire-based PlasticBoxShop, which specialises in selling all manner of plastic storage boxes for business, industry, the public sector and the home. “It was word of mouth between schools local to us around North Yorkshire which brought in some of our first key orders,” said Gary Lyons, who founded the online business with his wife Lisa just... Read More

04/02/2016
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Retailer boxing clever with Jesse doll giveaway

Thousands of ten-inch-tall, tough-talking, sideburn sporting storage superstars are set to invade British homes, thanks to award-winning online retailer PlasticBoxShop. Jesse McClure, star of hit American TV show Storage Hunters and its British spin-off Storage Hunters UK, is brand ambassador for the Yorkshire-based company, which sells plastic storage boxes in all shapes and sizes and for every purpose. Now the UK’s leading online retailer of plastic boxes is giving away free limited edition talking Jesse McClure dolls with every order over £60 placed through its website, www.plasticboxshop.co.uk “This has gotta... Read More