Shop Direct, NEXT & Varner work together to improve conditions for young women in South India’s fabric mills

Shop Direct, NEXT, Varner and the non-governmental organisation (NGO) SAVE have engaged almost 9,500 people in the first phase of a project to improve employment conditions for young women in South India’s fabric mills. The partnership is now gearing up for a second phase, due to launch later this year. [...]

2020-01-12T13:59:39+00:00October 1st, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct appoints Guy Farmer as group trading director

Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, has appointed Guy Farmer as group trading director. He will join the business in September 2019 and report to Sam Perkins, managing director, retail. Guy is currently vice president and global retail own brand director at Walgreens [...]

2019-07-17T11:03:53+00:00July 17th, 2019|Shop Direct|

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+00:00January 16th, 2017|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct opens state-of-the-art training, conferencing and wellbeing facility at Liverpool headquarters

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has opened a state-of-the-art, 12,400 sq ft training, conferencing and wellbeing facility, as the company continues to invest in becoming a world class digital retailer. ‘The CUBE’, which includes a 250-capacity conference space, a juice bar and an exercise area, is [...]

2019-10-21T13:07:40+00:00August 11th, 2016|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct appoints Newson to lead business development

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has hired its first business development director to help grow commercial partnerships that can accelerate the company’s journey to becoming a world class digital retailer. Sally-Anne Newson, who started at Shop Direct on 18 July 2016, brings 16 years of retail [...]

2019-10-21T13:10:02+00:00July 29th, 2016|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|