For the same period the year before, the company had made a profit of£12.4 million. Group turnover for the last financial year was£1.76 billion.
The company said that it has now completed a£330 million integration programme and expects to recoup the costs within four years.
Last week, Littlewoods chief executive Mark Newton-Jones outlined ambitious plans to double its online sales to£1 billion by 2011. Online sales account for about 50 per cent of Littlewoods' sales and are expected to hit£500 million in the year to April 31.
For the six weeks to January 4, Littlewoods' sales rose 7 per cent, driven by strong online sales. Internet sales rocketed 44 per cent compared with the same period last year, with clothing and footwear leading the performance.