A FORMER director of Comet has joined online retailer Buy it Direct.

Toby Lousada (pictured) was until recently services director at Comet Group Plc and has held other senior positions, including roles in operations, commercial and customer service.

Buy It Direct, based at Trident Business Park, Deighton, is a £100m-turnover online retailer of laptops, televisions, kitchen appliances and baby products.