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Hemingways is a specialist e-commerce, sales and distribution company representing a wide range of major UK and international brands, promoting and selling their products to consumers and corporate markets.
The company is independently owned & managed and has traded profitably since 1947. It’s heritage traces back to 1918.
Voucher Express is the UK’s leading online resource for gift vouchers, gift cards and e-vouchers for consumer and business use. Its product portfolio includes all major UK voucher products.
Operating since 1999, Voucher Express is recognised as the UK’s leading online sales channel for gift vouchers and cards and offers products covering every major category. Innovations include the VEX Gift Certificate; VEX Experiences – days out and experience days operated in conjunction with Virgin Experiences; Vex Rewards, and mobile and e-voucher products.
For maximum choice choose a VEX Gift Certificate. This versatile product is redeemable for any gift card or voucher on www.voucherexpress.co.uk covering everything from department stores, supermarkets and fashion outlets, to sport, experience days and holidays. If you need a genuinely catch-all product for gifting then a VEX Gift Certificate is the nearest thing to giving cash. VEX Gift Certificates are available in a range of media: printed presentation cards; mail and SMS text.
Unlike many other lists we have a full 100% payback on pledged funds with no processing or management fees; use of a free, customisable home page; complimentary stationery and no postage and carriage fees. Users setting up their accounts invite friends and family to pledge to their account which is repaid in the form of gift vouchers and gift cards. The Voucher Express Gift List is used by other major international retail brands to power their own gift list operations.
Our corporate service offers trade discounts on orders over £500 and free next day delivery on all branded gift vouchers including Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, House of Fraser and Argos. Our corporate service is used by many thousands of UK and international companies ranging from single traders to large blue-chip multi-nationals who use gift vouchersand gift cards for staff and customer gifts; sales and motivation incentive schemes and loyalty programmes.
Utilising the Voucher Express VERSE platform, over 40 retailers such as Argos, Debenhams, John Lewis and Selfridges work alongside Voucher Express to provide a seamless, branded experience for customers online.
All elements of the service are provided by Voucher Express including development, hosting, customer service, payments, fraud management, pick, pack and despatch. This role now extends to distributing electronic ‘e-voucher’ products to recipients by sms, email and Facebook.
IKEA, B&Q and National Garden Vouchers trust Voucher Express to build, host and manage their bespoke wedding gift lists. Each gift list is built to the retailer’s individual specification offering customers the ability to create unique home pages and invite friends and family to pledge funds towards their special day. Voucher Express service includes full customer management, payment and hosting.
Voucher Express performs corporate and B2B services for well known retail brands. Operations include client management, order processing, fraud and liability control, payment, pick, pack, despatch and after sales. Our corporate services can be used as either full or part replacement to a retailer’s own in-house process and can include sale of both gift cards and vouchers; and product through full managed, branded e-commerce systems.
Voucher Express is leading the way in electronic delivery of gifts. Our technology is used by retailers to process online orders via SMS and email allowing instant despatch and receipt of gifts. Our solutions are driving high rates of incremental sales and now extend to gifting on Facebook.
Unique chocolate gifts featuring all the famous Cadbury chocolate brands, Cadbury Gifts Direct is run under licence by Hemingways. Operating from purpose built facilties in North Yorkshire, Cadbury Gifts Direct offers a range of individual and bespoke hampers and chocolate gifts sourced from across the Cadbury range.
Our dedicated corporate service; Cadbury Gifts Direct for Business features exclusive, made-to-measure hampers at all price points offering generous trade discounts; multiple deliveries and bespoke gifting.
Green & Black’s Direct – The online shop for Green & Black’s organic chocolate – offers hampers and bar selections from across the G&B range and includes a ‘bespoke hamper’ section, wedding favour service and corporate gift service beautifully packaged and delivered to your door.
Bespoke corporate gifts, multiple deliveries, tailored packaging, trade discounts, unique lines and dedicated account management make this online shop the perfect business choice for inspiring Green & Black’s gifts and incentives.
Hemingways takes its name from the company’s founder John Hemingway who started his business issuing Star Credit Vouchers – an early form of gift vouchers.
We remain an independent company operating in a number of niche markets, primarily retail gift vouchers, gift cards and branded confectionery. In all cases our operations involve working nationally with big brands and high volume sales. Operations now include wholesale and consumer sales for Cadbury and Green & Black’s, white label gift voucher and gift card solutions for over 40 major UK retailers, corporate fulfilment services via our dedicated handling operation – Vex Rewards, The Gift List – an online wedding and gift list service and consumer and corporate voucher sales via Voucher Express.