Shop Direct raises £140,000 with third charity ball

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer with digital department store brands including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, raised almost £140,000 at its third bi-annual charity ball. The ball was held on Friday 5th December at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool and featured a spectacular evening of entertainment. Over 1,000 [...]

2019-10-21T14:23:57+01:00December 12th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct smashes sales targets on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday eclipsed Cyber Monday at Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer, and became the biggest trading day in its history. Shop Direct more than doubled its sales target on Black Friday with orders at flagship brand Very.co.uk surging 134% year on year on the day. All six [...]

2019-10-21T14:29:58+01:00December 2nd, 2014|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct places big bet on Black Friday

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer, is placing a big bet on Black Friday 2014 after last year’s event drove its biggest ever sales day, generating three orders per second via Very.co.uk alone during the busiest hour. Shop Direct will this year gear up for Very.co.uk’s Black Friday [...]

2019-10-21T14:32:18+01:00November 7th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Very.co.uk and m-commerce boost profits at Shop Direct

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand online retailer, with digital department stores including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, announces its full year results for the 12 months to 30th June 2014. STRONG FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE • Group sales up 3% to £1.74bn (2012/13: £1.69bn) o Very.co.uk delivered sales growth of 23.1% and is [...]

2019-10-21T14:34:31+01:00October 28th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct appoints deputy CEO

The UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, Shop Direct, has appointed Gareth Jones as deputy CEO. The appointment is in addition to Jones’s existing role of group retail and strategy director, where he is responsible for ecommerce, customer intelligence, marketing, trading and creative across the group’s six digital department store brands. [...]

2019-10-21T14:36:44+01:00October 17th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct announces launch of luxury etailer

After bringing in my-wardrobe.com founder Sarah Curran MBE last year to accelerate the development of its luxury strategy, Shop Direct has announced plans to launch a standalone etail brand offering edited collections and products from accessible and high street luxury fashion and beauty brands. VeryExclusive.co.uk will launch during London Fashion [...]

2019-10-21T14:38:52+01:00September 12th, 2014|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct celebrates 20 years of online shopping

Shop Direct, the UK’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, has marked twenty years since the first ever online sale by commissioning research[1] into our online shopping habits in 2014, as well as looking back at those early days to find out when and what our first purchase was. On 11th August [...]

2019-10-21T14:47:26+01:00August 11th, 2014|Shop Direct|

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|