Shop Direct continues to realign retail team

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated digital retailer and financial services provider, has initiated the next phase of  changes to its retail team, aligning it around the group’s four key product categories – fashion, home, electrical and developing categories. The etailer will begin consultation with Usdaw, its recognised trade union, [...]

2019-01-30T17:21:25+00:00January 30th, 2019|Shop Direct|

Strong Christmas trading for Shop Direct in challenging market

 Shop Direct, which operates multi-category digital retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, increased group revenue by 3.7% year-on-year for the seven weeks up to and including 28 December 2018. The group’s performance was driven by 8.8% year-on-year growth at Very, its largest and fastest growing retail brand. Trading highlights Revenue at [...]

2019-10-21T10:33:36+01:00January 14th, 2019|Shop Direct|

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 hires first fashion director

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading digital department store retailer, has appointed Zoe Matthews to the new role of fashion director. Zoe joins the home of Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com on 15th July 2014 from her current position as European buying director at Gap. Earlier in her career, Zoe was senior head [...]

2019-10-21T14:49:42+01:00June 20th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Rochelle Humes launches first fashion collection for Very.co.uk

The Saturdays’ Rochelle Humes has become the latest celebrity to join the fashion ranks of digital department store, Very.co.uk.   Drawing on her personal sense of style, and taking inspiration from the season’s trends, the singer has created a capsule collection perfect to turn up the heat on your summer [...]

2019-10-21T16:36:18+01:00June 9th, 2014|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct strengthens ties with Israeli tech scene

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer, has formed commercial partnerships with two Israeli start-ups after successfully trialling their innovative new ecommerce technologies with customers in its in-house user experience lab. Cimagine Media has created the world’s first truly markerless augmented reality app, allowing customers to visualise how items [...]

2019-10-21T16:39:44+01:00May 9th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct accelerates testing programme with in-house UX lab

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, is aiming to treble the number of tests it runs on its websites within 18 months, after opening an in-house user experience (UX) lab. The UX lab is a permanent facility situated in Shop Direct’s head office in Speke, Liverpool. Its aim [...]

2019-10-21T16:42:47+01:00May 8th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Record Christmas for Shop Direct

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer, with digital department stores including Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and isme.com, provides a Christmas trading update for the six weeks up to and including Friday 27th December 2013. Trading highlights: Total group sales for the six-week period (excl. VAT) up 5% on last year [...]

2019-10-21T16:45:55+01:00January 13th, 2014|Shop Direct|