Hive is all about promoting local independent shops selling those entertainment mediums we still hold dear, in a clever modern way. One that utilises the benefits of the internet to make shopping easier for you but also has the option for you to collect your purchase from your local independent bookseller! Encouraging you to remember the joy of browsing through titles, to discover a new book or an unusual author and help small businesses survive the Amazon takeover.
Hive has over 350 independent retailers listed on its broad google mapped network throughout the UK. Simply type in your postcode to find your nearest Hive retail member and discover a shop you may not have previously known about before. Also every order you make via the Hive website donates a percentage of your sale to your selected shop.
Choose your discount, copy your code and go to the Hive website.
Select your titles, add to the basket and then press on ‘View your Basket’ in the top right-hand corner.
Underneath your list of items in your shopping basket it says ‘Do you have a promotional code?’ Paste the code into the box and press ‘Apply’
Then press ‘Checkout Now’ to continue with the payment process.
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How do I find a local Hive bookseller?
Enter your postcode into the store locator to find your nearest Hive associated store.
What payment methods do Hive accept?
Hive accept all UK-issued credit and debit cards as well as PayPal, for payments online.
How do I download my eAudiobook purchase?
Hive will send you a link in your order confirmation email for you to click on to download your purchase. If you'd like to know more, check out Hive's help and FAQs section.
Message: Fill out the Hive 'Contact Us' form.
Phone: 0203 176 3838 (Open Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.30)
Free standard delivery to your home or local store takes 3-5 working days from day of dispatch
Premium delivery costs £2.99 and takes 1-2 working days from day of dispatch
Signed for delivery and tracking costs £3.50 for next day delivery.
Extra information on UK deliveries, pricing and overseas shipments can be read on the delivery section online.
Items can be returned in their original condition within 30 days for a full refund. Exchanges are not currently possible but you're free to make a new order after getting refunded. For step-by-step instructions on how to begin your return, head over to the Hive 'Returns and Exchanges' page.