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Valtech partners with The Very Group to support its digital transformation

April 03, 2023

March 2023: Valtech announces its partnership with The Very Group, operator of digital retailer Very. Valtech will act as a trusted strategic partner for The Very Group, aiding the business with specialist skills to support its ongoing digital transformation.

The Very Group, which combines multicategory retail with flexible payments, is in the midst of its largest digital transformation to date, implementing a composable architecture while innovating its end-to-end customer experience.

From strategic counsel to the implementation of processes and technology, Valtech will help The Very Group accelerate its transformation journey by using the Valtech_Inside model.

Under the Valtech_Inside proposition, Valtech will give The Very Group access to specialist developers and engineers to support its strong existing team in enhancing its digital operation. It optimises The Very Group’s skills in key technologies and guarantees knowledge continuity.

As one of the founding members of the MACH Alliance*, Valtech are amongst the few companies with the experience to provide businesses with the processes and technical expertise to respond at pace and scale with composable technologies. With the Valtech_Inside model, The Very Group will have the support of the MACH Alliance in its digital transformation.

Karl Wintrell, CTO at The Very Group said: “We’ve already taken some big steps forward in our tech transformation, which will ultimately allow us to make changes in our digital shopping journey faster and more frequently than ever before for our 4.4 million customers.

“The opportunity to benefit from Valtech’s infrastructure and delivery centres is the level of support we need to remain at the top of our game. Not only do we get a depth of expertise, but we also get a trusted advisor.”

Chris Daplyn, Managing Director and UK Country Manager at Valtech said: “We are incredibly proud of our growing partnership with The Very Group. It provides the opportunity for our people to make a real impact on one of the UK’s leading online retailers and deliver better experiences for its consumers.

“Our Valtech_Inside model has enabled us to combine expertise and scale in order to support multiple tribes within The Very Group to implement new technologies and innovative solutions that put them at the forefront of digital change.”

*[The MACH Alliance is a non-profit industry body that advocates for open and best-of-breed enterprise technology ecosystems. Standing for microservices, API-driven, cloud-native and headless technologies, MACH is a set of architectural principles that put flexibility, agility and the pursuit of better business outcomes at the forefront of technical solutions.]

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About Valtech

Valtech is a global business transformation agency that delivers innovation with purpose. We enable our clients to anticipate tomorrow's trends and connect more directly with consumers in their digital and physical spaces, optimising time to market and return on investment.

Valtech is the preferred strategic business transformation partner for many of the world's best-known brands, including L'Oreal, P&G, MAC Cosmetics, Volkswagen & Dolby.

Established in 1993, we currently employ more than 6,000 professionals, including experienced designers, marketers, data scientists, creatives, and software engineers across five continents, with more than 60 offices in over 20 countries.

With strong experience in design, technology and marketing, our passion is to address our clients' transformational business challenges. We reimagine the customer journey and build new connected experiences, put data to work for businesses in this new era, and help our clients transform their operations.

Our services include strategic consulting, service design, technology services and optimisation of essential digital platforms for omni-channel marketing and merchandising.


About The Very Group

With annual revenue of £2.15bn, The Very Group is a unique digital business that combines online retail and flexible payments. Our digital retail brands, Very and Littlewoods, help to bring over 2,000 desirable labels within easy reach of more customers.

Across electrical, home, fashion and more, we sell everything our 4.4 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.

We have over a hundred years of history behind us, but at our heart there is a passion for change – to constantly improve what we do, to innovate with data and technology at our core and to be the best possible place to work.

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