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|

Festive record breaker for Shop Direct as shoppers reach for their smartphones

Shop Direct, which operates digital department stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and VeryExclusive.co.uk, delivered its fifth consecutive record-breaking Christmas sales performance during the seven weeks to 23 December 2016. As shoppers reached for their smartphones, the UK’s second largest pureplay etailer increased group sales by 9% year-on-year – putting the company on [...]

2019-10-21T12:44:20+01:00January 16th, 2017|

Shop Direct ramps up big data investment with senior hire

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has continued its investment in big data and personalisation by hiring Gael Decoudu as head of data science and digital analytics. Gael, who has over 10 years’ experience as a leader in analytics and statistics, will head a team of over [...]

2016-06-30T06:06:48+01:00June 30th, 2016|