Blog: How digital retailers use drop-shipping

By Chris Haighton, head of outbound logistics at The Very Group The Very Group’s transformation from catalogue retailer to digital pureplay had a huge impact on our supply chain. We used to distribute four catalogues a year, with a rigid buying cycle planned far in advance to maintain availability throughout [...]

2020-02-19T09:51:45+00:00February 19th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

BLOG: The sky’s the limit at our new fulfilment centre

By Phil Hackney, Chief Operating Officer at The Very Group Our Greater Manchester fulfilment operations supported The Very Group on the journey from catalogue business to one of the UK’s largest digital retailers and we’re proud of the role they’ve played in our success. However, we knew that to continue [...]

2020-02-04T09:10:19+00:00February 4th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

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 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 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|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Uncategorized, Very.co.uk|