Retail Week Awards 2017: Shop Direct wins OC&C pureplay etailer of the year three times in a row ; CEO Alex Baldock crowned Clarity retail leader of the year

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct last night (9 March 2017) became the first company to win the OC&C pureplay etailer of the year three times in a row at the Retail Week Awards 2017, the industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. CEO Alex Baldock was also crowned the Clarity retail leader of the […]

Shop Direct announces the appointment of Derek Harding to its executive board as group finance director

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has appointed Derek Harding to its executive board as group finance director. Derek will join later this year from Senior PLC, the FTSE250 international engineering group, where he has held the role of group finance director since September 2013. A […]

Shop Direct delivered its fifth consecutive record-breaking Christmas sales performance during 2016 holiday period

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 sales by 9% year-on-year – putting the […]

Shop Direct’s charity ball raised £150,000 to support development of Claire House Children’s Hospice Liverpool site

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, which operates retail brands including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, raised £150,000 at its fourth biennial charity ball, which this year was a disco extravaganza. Funds raised from the event will go towards helping Claire House Children’s Hospice to begin developing a world class, digitally-enabled hospice in Liverpool. […]

Shop Direct announces plans to open London hub in summer 2017

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

Shop Direct to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Shop Direct to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital   Liverpool,UK, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues at Shop Direct have raised £210,000 in just 12 months to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. In September 2015, the 4,700-strong team at […]

VeryExclusive.co.uk launches 25 brands of men’s clothing, footwear and accessories for autumn winter 2016

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — VeryExclusive.co.uk, Shop Direct’s online luxury fashion retailer, has today (September 20, 2016) gone live with its premium menswear offer. The etailer has launched men’s clothing, footwear and accessories for autumn winter 2016 with 25 brands, including the likes of Kenzo, Whistles, PS by Paul Smith, Hackett and Vivienne Westwood. In […]

Shop Direct wins big at the Retail Week Tech and Ecommerce Awards

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]