Shop Direct’s London hub opens for business

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay digital retailer, has opened its London hub at 111 Buckingham Palace Road. The office, known as Sky Victoria, will host colleagues working across data science, IT, eCommerce, product and brand. The 25,000 sq ft space, designed by award-winning interior design specialists SpaceInvader Design, [...]

2019-10-21T11:58:34+00:00August 1st, 2017|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct to open London hub in 2017

Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has announced plans to open a London hub at 111 Buckingham Palace Road, which will host colleagues working across data, eCommerce, IT, product and brand. The 25,000 sq ft space, which will open in summer 2017, will have capacity for up [...]

2019-10-21T12:51:24+00:00November 15th, 2016|Shop Direct, Uncategorized|

Shop Direct wins four at Retail Week’s Tech and Ecommerce Awards

Shop Direct took home four prizes at the Retail Week Tech and Ecommerce Awards, including the overall prize for excellence. The event, which was held at the O2 Intercontinental Hotel in London, celebrated the smartest, most creative digital ideas, the most forward-thinking technology initiatives and the teams that are driving innovation. [...]

2016-09-15T08:58:43+00:00September 15th, 2016|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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00January 13th, 2014|Shop Direct|