Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Shop Direct officially rebrands to The Very Group

Shop Direct formally rebrands to The Very Group

Shop Direct has officially rebranded as The Very Group today, as part of wider ambitions to transform and grow the business.
Yoox Net-A-Porter has named Nisreen Shocair as Chief Executive Officer, Middle East to further establish it's strong hold in the region.

Yoox Net-A-Porter appoints new Middle East CEO

Yoox Net-A-Porter has named Nisreen Shocair as Chief Executive Officer, Middle East.
Naked Wines CEO Rowan Gormley leaves today amid 11% sales rise

Naked Wines CEO Rowan Gormley leaves today amid 11% sales rise

Naked Wines has posted sales growth over the peak Christmas trading period.
PrettyLittleThing pledges $300,000 (£157,000) to support relief efforts in the Australian bushfire crisis. $100,000 pledged for Wires Wildlife Rescue, $100,000 for Red Cross Australia & $100,000 for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service.These are in addition to donations already made to the St Vincent de Paul charity

PrettyLittleThing donates £157,000 for Australian bushfire relief efforts

PrettyLittleThing has joined a growing list of Australian retailers in making a £157,000 donation to Aussie bushfire relief.
Simba expansion Steve Reid

Simba secures £18.2m fund to push through expansion plans

Online mattress retailer Simba has secured an £18.2 million investment to go ahead with its expansion plans.
Reliance industries Mukesh Ambani Amazon

Hamleys owner Mukesh Ambani to challenge Amazon with JioMart launch

Hamleys owner Mukesh Ambani has launched an ecommerce platform from his multinational conglomerate company Reliance Industries
Amazon Deliveroo partnership

Amazon and Deliveroo tie-up to be probed by CMA

Amazon's tie-up with food delivery service Deliveroo is being investigated by the competition watchdog
Amazon said it will have delivered a total of 3.5 billion parcels throughout 2019, smashing estimates to become its own largest delivery company.

Amazon has delivered 3.5 billion parcels in 2019 smashing estimates

Amazon said it will have delivered a total of 3.5 billion parcels throughout 2019, smashing estimates.
Moonpig sales

Moonpig sales reach £100m

Moonpig has reported sales of £100 million thanks to the increase in demand for personalised cards.
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Mr Porter Fiona Firth

Mr Porter buying chief Fiona Firth promoted to MD

Yoox Net-a-Porter has promoted buying chief Fiona Firth to the position of managing director of menswear division Mr Porter.

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