Strong peak trading for Very.co.uk driven by growth in fashion and sports

Multi-category online retailer Very.co.uk increased retail sales by 6.1% year-on-year in the seven weeks up to and including 27 December 2019, driven by growth across all product categories, with particular strength in fashion and sports, and electrical.  The brand is owned by The Very Group, the UK’s largest integrated online [...]

2020-01-15T07:04:23+00:00January 15th, 2020|Financial results, Homepage news, The Very Group|

Shop Direct rebrands to The Very Group

Today, 13 January 2020, Shop Direct becomes The Very Group. This new corporate identity builds on the history and success of Shop Direct and reflects the next phase of the business’ ongoing transformation. The Very Group, which is the UK’s largest pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has annual [...]

2020-01-14T09:54:13+00:00January 13th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

Shop Direct reshapes executive board to drive increased customer-centricity

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer and home to Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, 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|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct appoints new CEO

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay retailer, which operates digital department stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and VeryExclusive.co.uk, has appointed Henry Birch to the role of group chief executive. He will join Shop Direct later this year. Henry is currently chief executive officer of FTSE 250-listed Rank Group plc, which owns [...]

2019-10-21T11:33:15+01:00March 7th, 2018|Shop Direct|