Online retailer Shop Direct – owner of the Very and Littlewoods brands – is to open a 500,000 ft2 automated fulfilment centre near Castle Donington in Leicestershire. The new facility will replace three operations in Greater Manchester and will allow Shop Direct to increase its cut-off time for next-day delivery from 7pm to midnight and to explore the potential of same-day delivery in the future. Shop Direct says that this will be made possible due to the location of the […]
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