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Shop Direct, NEXT & Varner work together to improve conditions for young women in South India’s fabric mills

Shop Direct, NEXT, Varner and the non-governmental organisation (NGO) SAVE have engaged almost 9,500 people in the first phase of a project to improve employment conditions for young women in South India’s fabric mills. The partnership is now gearing up for a second phase, due to launch later this year. [...]

2020-01-12T13:59:39+00:00October 1st, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Seven new brands at home with Shop Direct

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated digital retailer and financial services provider, has added seven big name home and furniture brands to its portfolio of more than 150 over the last six weeks.   The move supports the company’s plans to drive sales within its home category by complementing a strong [...]

2020-01-06T08:40:55+00:00September 30th, 2019|Homepage news, Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Topshop and Topman land at Shop Direct

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated digital retailer and financial services provider, has added Topshop and Topman to its portfolio of more than 500 fashion brands. The business will also become the first UK retailer outside of the Arcadia Group to stock Topshop Beauty. Shop Direct’s retail brands Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com [...]

2019-12-13T15:01:59+00:00August 24th, 2019|Homepage news, Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct launches search for next £600,000 charity partner

Shop Direct, which operates online retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is inviting organisations that invest in children’s future development to submit their £600,000 digital ideas to become its next charity partner. The business will support the chosen partner for two years from late 2019. To be considered, charities should have an [...]

2019-08-22T13:53:33+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct completes external shell of new 850,000 sq ft East Midlands fulfilment centre

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has completed external building works at Skygate, its new 850,000 sq ft* fulfilment centre at East Midlands Gateway near Castle Donington, Leicestershire. The state-of-the-art facility will bring all aspects of distribution and returns for Shop Direct’s Very.co.uk and [...]

2019-10-21T10:20:32+01:00July 29th, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct appoints Guy Farmer as group trading director

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has appointed Guy Farmer as group trading director. He will join the business in September 2019 and report to Sam Perkins, managing director, retail. Guy is currently vice president and global retail own brand director at Walgreens [...]

2019-07-17T11:03:53+01:00July 17th, 2019|Shop Direct|

Iconic brands, famous faces & mobile innovation: A Very happy birthday as Very.co.uk turns 10

Tablets, hair straighteners and UGG boots are among the top selling items that have helped online retailer Very.co.uk become a £1.4bn revenue brand over the last decade. Very, which was launched on 5 July 2009 by digital retailer Shop Direct, celebrates its 10th birthday this week. Online retailing was growing [...]

2019-10-21T10:22:46+01:00July 4th, 2019|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct empowers frontline team with customer service innovation

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has handed the power to deliver customer service innovation to a team of 20 frontline advisors with the launch of a new customer closeness centre at its Liverpool head office. Members of the new customer closeness team [...]

2019-10-21T10:25:07+01:00May 13th, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct announces agreement to transfer returns activity to clipper logistics

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has announced an agreement to transfer the 215,000 sq ft Raven Mill returns centre in Oldham, Greater Manchester, along with returns activity managed from the site, to Clipper Logistics, a leading provider of value-added logistics solutions and [...]

2019-04-25T07:24:22+01:00April 25th, 2019|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct to rebrand to The Very Group

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has announced plans to rebrand to The Very Group, bringing its name and identity in line with its flagship consumer brand Very.co.uk. The new corporate identity, which will be unveiled later this year, will support Shop Direct’s [...]

2019-03-27T11:20:25+00:00March 27th, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|