VERY.CO.UK AND M-COMMERCE DRIVE PROFITS SURGE AT SHOP DIRECT

Record profits as digital transformation accelerates Shop Direct, the UK’s second biggest online pureplay retailer, with the digital department stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com and VeryExclusive.co.uk, has announced a third consecutive year of record profits for the financial year ending June 30, 2015. The retailer has grown profits by 78% to £71.7m, [...]

Shop Direct winds down Woolworths as it ramps up investment in Very.co.uk

Shop Direct is winding down Woolworths and transferring customers’ accounts across to Very.co.uk as it focuses on investing in its bigger brands. The transition, which will take place in mid-June, will give Woolworths shoppers access to the wider product range, enhanced credit offer and free, speedy delivery offered at the [...]

2019-10-21T13:36:28+01:00June 2nd, 2015|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Very.co.uk boosts branded offer as raft of high street labels sign up

Digital department store Very.co.uk is boosting its branded fashion offer with the launch of high street names such as Miss Selfridge, which made its debut on the site this week. The young fashion label is one of a tranche of brands to join Very.co.uk’s roster, including Warehouse and Coast, which [...]

2019-10-21T13:39:25+01:00April 2nd, 2015|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct crowned Best Online Retailer as it takes home three awards in ‘retail Oscars’

Liverpool-based Shop Direct scooped three gongs at the retail industry Oscars, the Oracle Retail Week Awards, including the coveted Pureplay Etailer of the Year award. The digital retail group, which runs Very.co.uk, emerged as the big winner on the night, also taking home the Retail Technology Initiative of the Year and [...]

2019-10-21T13:41:41+01:00March 23rd, 2015|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct moves closer to goal of building the world’s most personalised shopping experience

Digital retail group Shop Direct can now give customers a fully personalised homepage at flagship brand Very.co.uk, in what is understood to be a retail first. The breakthrough is a major step towards Shop Direct’s goal of building the world’s most personalised digital stores, which will give customers an easier, [...]

2019-10-21T13:43:59+01:00March 13th, 2015|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct set to shake up luxury sector with VeryExclusive.co.uk

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, has today launched new brand VeryExclusive.co.uk, which is set to shake up the luxury sector. VeryExclusive.co.uk, headed by sector expert and British Fashion Council patron Sarah Curran MBE, aims to make luxury fashion and beauty accessible to more people. The website stocks [...]

2019-10-21T13:46:00+01:00February 19th, 2015|Shop Direct, Very Exclusive, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct launches new Very.co.uk iPhone app with image recognition technology

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, has launched a new Very.co.uk iPhone app to give its customers an easier, more engaging user experience. The app includes cutting-edge image recognition technology that allows shoppers to take snaps of clothes they covet and search for similar patterns across Very.co.uk’s vast [...]

2019-10-21T13:51:56+01:00January 26th, 2015|Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Outstanding performance of Very.co.uk and continued mobile surge drive another record Christmas at Shop Direct

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer, with digital department stores including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, provides a Christmas trading update for the seven weeks up to and including Friday 26th December 2014. STRONG TRADING • Total group sales for the seven-week period (excl. VAT) were up 4% year-on-year, on [...]

2019-10-21T14:19:37+01:00January 14th, 2015|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct boosts board with internal promotions

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, has boosted its executive board with two internal promotions. Retail finance director Greg Pateras will succeed Mark McMenemy as group finance director following Mark’s decision to retire as a full-time executive. Mark, who has had a long and distinguished career in retail [...]

2019-10-21T14:21:46+01:00December 15th, 2014|Shop Direct|