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, [...]

2019-12-13T15:01:59+00:00August 24th, 2019|Homepage news,, Shop Direct,|

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

Shop Direct, which operates online retailers and, 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|, Shop Direct,|

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 and [...]

2019-10-21T10:20:32+01:00July 29th, 2019|, Shop Direct,|

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

Tablets, hair straighteners and UGG boots are among the top selling items that have helped online retailer 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,|

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|, 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 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|, Shop Direct,|

Very customers drive continued growth at Shop Direct

Very revenue increased 9.9% to £1,389.1m, driving Group revenue growth of 1.5% to £1,958.8m Group EBITDA grew 11.0% to £262.3m Very customers increased 8.5% to 2.82m, boosting total Group customers by 2.2% to 4.02m Shop Direct, which operates digital multi-category stores,, and, today announces its full-year [...]

2019-10-21T10:53:59+01:00September 19th, 2018|Financial results,, Shop Direct,|

Shop Direct signs an agreement to lease new Leicestershire fulfilment centre

Shop Direct has announced more details of its new 850,000 square foot*, state-of-the-art distribution and returns centre at the East Midlands Gateway development near Castle Donington, Leicestershire, which is scheduled to be fully operational in 2021. The facility began construction in May 2018 and Shop Direct has now signed an [...]

2018-08-20T06:59:23+01:00August 20th, 2018|, Shop Direct, Uncategorized,|

Shop Direct reshapes executive board to drive increased customer-centricity

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer and home to and, has reshaped its executive board as it aims to drive increased customer-centricity. The etail giant has brought together its retail and product teams under one executive board member. Sam Perkins, formerly group product director, will [...]

2018-07-25T11:15:19+01:00July 25th, 2018|, Shop Direct,|

Very expands range to better meet customer needs as Shop Direct consolidates fashion proposition

Shop Direct is to migrate its luxury fashion proposition to Very from Very Exclusive during autumn winter 2018, in a move designed to enable customers to shop its entire fashion range in one place. Shop Direct launched Very Exclusive in 2015, with the aim of democratising luxury fashion by combining [...]

2018-05-25T14:46:57+01:00May 25th, 2018|Shop Direct, Very Exclusive,|