Today, 13 January 2020, Shop Direct becomes The Very Group.
Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay online retailer and financial services provider, has appointed former European president of Clarks Shoes, Ben Fletcher, as group CFO. He will join on 6 January 2020 and report to group CEO, Henry Birch,
Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated digital retailer and financial services provider, has added seven big name home and furniture brands to its portfolio of more than 150 over the last six weeks.
As the UK’s largest integrated pureplay digital retailer and financial services provider, Shop Direct is committed to continuous innovation that makes it a preferred online shopper destination while delivering strong business results. Having made a deliberative selection to adopt AI-based
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
Very customers have boosted revenue and customers at Shop Direct in the 52 weeks to 30 June 2018. The Group, which operates digital multi-category stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, VeryExclusive.co.uk and LittlewoodsIreland.ie, said Very revenue increased 9.9% to £1,389.1m, driving total revenue growth
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay digital retailer, has appointed Emma Alexander as fashion director, heading up its branded and own brand clothing and footwear offerings. She will report to group product director and executive board member, Sam Perkins.
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has selected Revionics Price Suite to drive dynamic pricing and respond to market, shopper and competitive trends. The company has also selected Revionics Promotion Suite and science-based analytics on its promotion performance,
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has appointed Derek Harding to its executive board as group finance director. Harding will join later this year from Senior PLC, the FTSE250 international engineering group, where he has held the role
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
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay digital retailer, has reported a 43.6% increase in pre-tax profits to £150.4m and sales up by 4.3% to £1.86bn in the 53 weeks to 30 June 2016. The period represented Shop Direct’s first full
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.
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has announced its third data-focused senior appointment in under a month, bringing in McKinsey & Company junior partner Assi Gol to lead its customer intelligence teams. Gol, who will take up the
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has continued its investment in big data and personalisation by hiring Gael Decoudu as head of data science and digital analytics.
FICO, the predictive analytics and decision management software company, has announced that Shop Direct, the UK’s second-largest pure-play online retailer, has had great success fighting multiple types of credit fraud using FICO technology and FICO analytics. The FICO fraud solution
IBM today announced it has signed an agreement as part of a £50m personalisation programme with Shop Direct to redesign the retailer’s financial services platform that will be hosted and managed through IBM’s hybrid cloud. The new platform will provide
Shop Direct boosts sales conversions 2.7% with social proof messages and re-signs Taggstar agreement
Shop Direct, the multi-brand online retailer, has re-signed its agreement with Taggstar following a massive uplift of 2.7% in sales conversions, after adding the social proof messaging to flagship websites, Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com.
Digital retail group Shop Direct claims it 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
IBM thas signed a 10-year, large-scale services agreement with Shop Direct to move the multi-brand digital retailer to a hybrid cloud model to increase flexibility and quickly respond to changes in demand as it grows. IBM’s cloud will underpin the
Mobile payment innovation Zapp, has announced a range of retail partnerships that will work to introduce Zapp from 2015. Five of the most customer-focused and innovative retailers across a range of sectors lead the way – Asda, Sainsbury’s, House of Fraser, Thomas Cook and Shop
Shop Direct, the online retailer which operates the Very, Isme and Littlewoods brands, is focused on the UK and has no current plans to expand internationally, according to Gareth Jones, group retail and strategy director. Speaking at the BRC Omni-Channel
Arrow XL, a leading UK two-man delivery specialist, has launched a 48-hour delivery service for retailers. Geared at improving the customer experience, this new service extends the cut-off time for retailers to place orders up to 9pm, instead of the previous
UK retailer Shop Direct Group has been presented with the Best Enterprise Solution award for retail technology in Europe for its implementation of Teradata analytic data solutions by the EHI Retail Institute in Germany. The recognition was made at EuroCIS 2013, Europe’s leading retail