The Very Group, operator of Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, has this week donated 300 new laptops as part of educational bundles for 30 primary schools across Liverpool, Bolton and the East Midlands with the help of its charity partner, Coram Beanstalk.
The pandemic, national lockdowns and the closure of non-essential retail haven’t just changed the way we live and shop. The way things are delivered – and their impact on customers, retailers and the environment, have changed too.
The Very Group, the UK’s largest integrated online retailer and financial services provider, has hired Matt Grest as chief information officer (CIO). He will become part of the Group’s executive board and report to CEO, Henry Birch.
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 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
Spar is partnering with website Very.co.uk in a voucher offer, which it claims will help boost income for retailers and reward their customers. The move follows trials at the end of last year with Very.co.uk and Vista Print. In the