Very launches partnership with Re-Fashion to boost the re-use of clothes

Very.co.uk has launched a partnership with second-hand clothes specialist, Re-Fashion, to reduce clothes waste and fashion items being sent to landfill. The partnership aims to to reduce the amount of good quality, wearable clothes going to landfill by encouraging Very’s customers give up their unwanted clothes for new owners to [...]

2020-10-15T12:53:12+01:00October 15th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

The Very Group returns to profit as revenue tops £2bn for the first time

Very.co.uk retail sales increased 10.5% to £1,230m, driving Group revenue growth of 2.9% to £2,051m Very.co.uk customers increased 14.1% to 3.4m, boosting total Group customers by 10.6% to 4.5m The Group returned to profit, recording profit before tax of £48m and underlying EBITDA of £264m, each including Covid-19 related costs [...]

2020-10-08T07:09:02+01:00October 8th, 2020|Financial results, Homepage news, The Very Group|

Five ways the pandemic has changed how we shop online

With more of us turning to online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic, new insight from The Very Group shows we have ordered different items, browsed at different times and increasingly used mobile apps. The Group, which sells everything from dresses and TVs to wardrobes and paddling pools via Very.co.uk and [...]

2020-10-08T07:20:41+01:00October 8th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

Hornby to re-join Very as digital customer experience director

The Very Group, the UK’s largest integrated online retailer and financial services provider, has hired Paul Hornby as digital customer experience (DCX) director. He will join in January 2021 and report to chief technology officer (CTO) Andy Burton. Paul, who previously held roles including head of ecommerce and head of [...]

2020-10-02T12:59:43+01:00October 2nd, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

The Very Group hires chief data officer

The Very Group has appointed Steve Pimblett as chief data officer (CDO). Steve joins The Very Group from Wejo, a UK scale-up behind technology used in connected cars. Most recently he held the dual role of CDO and chief information officer (CIO) at the firm, which has tie-ups with General [...]

2020-09-29T11:46:54+01:00September 29th, 2020|The Very Group|

The Very Group announces strong revenue growth, an expected return to profit for FY20 and a robust liquidity position

The Very Group (the “Group”) is providing a trading update in advance of its year end results for the year ended 30th June 2020. Summary A 65% increase in website visits driving exceptional retail sales growth of 36% at Very.co.uk in the final quarter of FY20 and leading to full year [...]

Vogue Williams kicks off Very story time with Coram Beanstalk

TV presenter, DJ and model Vogue Williams joined Very.co.uk to kick off the first in a series of story time sessions to help keep the little ones entertained and inspired during lockdown. Held alongside reading charity Coram Beanstalk, Very’s charity partner, the programme will see a range of celebrities reading [...]

2020-04-20T09:51:40+01:00April 20th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group, Very.co.uk|

Supporting our customers, colleagues and communities through coronavirus

We understand this is an extremely challenging time for everybody. Our websites remain open, so we can bring our customers the things they need. Find out more about how we're protecting our customers and colleagues, and doing our best to make a difference in our communities here.

2020-04-16T16:16:09+01:00April 16th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

Very.co.uk embraces size diversity with new feature to help customers choose right size and fit

Very.co.uk is stepping up its commitment to embracing size diversity with the launch of a new feature that will help customers find the right size and fit by viewing over 80 Nike and adidas product lines on their choice of model. The feature allows customers to see how the items [...]

2020-03-10T16:38:39+00:00March 10th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group, Very.co.uk|