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Very crowned Best Retailer and Best Place to Work at the Retail Week Awards

May 27, 2022

  • Very takes home Best Retailer with revenue over £250m
  • Digital retailer also crowned Best Place to Work
  • Judges hail company's customer focus and commitment to people

The Very Group, which operates digital retailer, won Best Place to Work and Best Retailer with revenue over £250m at the Retail Week Awards 2022 last night (26 May).

The prestigious event, which is one of the most highly anticipated awards ceremonies in the retail calendar, celebrates the innovation, vision, resilience and drive behind the industry’s greatest achievements.

Taking place at London’s Old Billingsgate, the awards saw Very crowned a winner alongside other retailers including Tesco, ASOS and Hello Fresh.

The Retail Week judges said of The Very Group: “They know who their customers are and they’re excellent at serving them. Their passionate commitment to their people also comes through loud and clear.”

Henry Birch, CEO of The Very Group, commented: “I am proud of everything our teammates have achieved. They’ve shown ingenuity and commitment over the last 18 months to support our customers, and I’m delighted those efforts have been recognised.

“We’ve also prioritised the needs of our people and our customers through embracing and investing in our new ways of working, focusing on wellbeing and efforts to bring our people closer to our customers. Being handed best place to work is fantastic acknowledgement of this work.

“Most of all, I’d like to say a huge thank you to every one of our teammates. These awards are for you.”

Notes to editors

About The Very Group

 With annual revenue of £2.3bn, The Very Group is a unique digital business that combines online retail and flexible payments. Our family of digital retail brands, led by and supported by and, helps to bring 2,000 desirable labels within easy reach of more customers.

 Our team of passionate people has a shared purpose: making good things easily accessible to more people, and we’re here for the millions of online shoppers across the UK and Ireland.

 Across electrical, home, fashion and more, we sell everything our 4.8 million customers could need, except food. And our flexible payment options, which are provided responsibly via our Very Pay platform and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, help our customers manage their household budgets.

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