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Very app, new customers & category growth drive Shop Direct performance

Very.co.uk revenue increased 7.1% to £1,488.1m, driving Group revenue growth of 1.8% to £1,993.4m Group EBITDA grew 3.3% to £271.0m Very customers increased 5.7% to 2.98m, boosting Group customers by 0.7% to 4.05m Very app orders up 22.9%, reflecting 29.5% of total Very orders Strong sales growth in categories including [...]

2020-01-06T08:54:25+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Financial results, Homepage news, Shop Direct|

VeryExclusive.co.uk launches menswear offer with 25 brands and plans for concession model

VeryExclusive.co.uk, Shop Direct’s online luxury fashion retailer, has today gone live with its premium menswear offer. The etailer has launched men’s clothing, footwear and accessories for autumn winter 2016 with 25 brands, including the likes of Kenzo, Whistles, PS by Paul Smith, Hackett and Vivienne Westwood. In what will be [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:56+01:00September 20th, 2016|Shop Direct, Very Exclusive|

Profits surge at Shop Direct as technology investments pay off

[rev_slider alias="results 2015/2016"] Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay digital retailer, generated strong underlying profit before tax (PBT)1 growth in the 53 weeks to 30 June 2016. The group, which operates digital department stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, VeryExclusive.co.uk and LittlewoodsIreland.ie, grew underlying PBT by 43.6% to £150.4m and sales by [...]

2016-09-06T05:18:36+01:00September 6th, 2016|Financial results, Shop Direct|

Shop Direct continues big data drive with customer intelligence director hire

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has announced its third data-focused senior appointment in under a month, bringing in McKinsey & Company junior partner Assi Gol to lead its customer intelligence teams. Assi, who will take up the position of customer intelligence director in September 2016, will [...]

2019-10-21T13:12:08+01:00July 21st, 2016|Shop Direct|