Peter Williams, founder of the iconic Jack Wills and Aubin & Wills brands, relaunches iconic Aubin brand and unveils the details of a pioneering new hybrid business model for a post-covid world.
DCK Group, the leading independent global fashion jewellery business, is thrilled to announce the launch of the AELA brand in a new partnership with Next. Designed and developed by DCK Group, the initial bespoke 80-piece range is available through Next’s
Following today’s release of Next figures for the 13 weeks ending 1 May 2021, Jonathan Rock, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Next outperformed its Q1 sales forecast by £75m, driven by
Home and garden experts Homebase is set to bring the best of its gardening products and green-fingered expertise to a selection of Next stores. This is part of a trial across the country between the two well-loved British brands.
Following today’s release of Next figures for FY2020/21; Amy Higginbotham, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Next has taken a logical and pragmatic approach to COVID-19, and has been much more transparent about
Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm and owner of the British heritage brand Laura Ashley®, announced the iconic home and lifestyle brand launched its spring 2021 collection online and in select NEXT plc stores. The collection features
NEXT and Reiss have today announced a long-term, strategic partnership whereby NEXT will acquire a 25% equity stake in Reiss, enabling both parties to leverage their respective strengths to generate strong future growth at a valuation of c.£200m
National retailer Next and luxury men's brand Byford have joined the US Cotton Trust Protocol.
Commenting on Next's trading update, Richard Lim, CEO, Retail Economics said: “Next continued to defy expectations against a hugely challenging backdrop of pre-Christmas lockdowns. It was able to leverage its slick online channel during this vital trading period and offer
High street stalwart Next is partnering with Olympic athlete and gold medallist Denise Lewis OBE to release the first ever Denise Lewis Edit for Spring 2021 – a functional and stylish range of activewear essentials engineered for ‘the gym of life’.
Following today’s release of Next Q3 figures for FY2020/21, Emily Stella, lead analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Consumer demand is currently anything but constant, and Next’s weekly sales over this quarter reflect that. The retailer’s
Following today’s release of Next H1 figures for 2020/21, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Though a sobering set of results that illustrate the decimated demand for clothing & footwear due to COVID-19,
Global Mutual, the specialist real estate co-investor and asset manager, has signed 26,500sq ft across its Affinity Outlets portfolio. Next Outlet is set to open at Staffordshire and Devon, while Next Home is set to open in Lancashire, in addition
Following today’s release of Next Q1 figures for 2020/21, Sofie Willmott, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Since it initially updated on its full year outlook in mid-March, Next’s worst case scenario has gone
After closing its online operations on 26 March, Next yesterday reopened its e-commerce site selling childrenswear and small homewares only and restricting the numbers of orders it will accept each day.
Commenting on Next's announcement to temporarily shut down online operations, Richard Lim, CEO, Retail Economics said: “The decision to effectively shut down the website shows staff shortages are playing havoc with keeping the business operational. Online was the only channel
Following today’s release of Next FY figures for 2019/20, Sofie Willmott, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Informative and detailed as always, Next’s full year results showed a robust performance in FY19/20 but more
Following today’s release of Next Christmas trading figures for FY2019/20, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘UK retail bellwether Next has reported strong revenue growth over the key Christmas trading period after a
Next appoints Savvy for Christmas experiential campaign – Christmas jumpers and jammies hit the road
Leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, are excited to announce that it has been appointed to carry out a festive integrated, campaign for Next - bringing Christmas jumpers and jammies to the UK workforce.
Following today’s release of Next figures for the 2018 Christmas trading period, Sofie Willmott, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Although positive full price sales at Next over the vital Christmas period may ease
Mamas & Papas, the leading nursery brand has opened its first concession in Next Home, at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway Retail Park. The Next Home concession is the first of its kind for Mamas & Papas, offering a carefully curated range of
On Friday 29 June, WED2B will be opening their first commercial wedding dress concession as part of a trial with high street retailer, Next.
Virgin Holidays has formed a new strategic partnership with Next and called upon YourStudio for creative design for the venture. Since Virgin Holidays’ latest innovation, the v-rooms experience stores, as recently debuted in St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff, Virgin Holidays seized
Barnsley Council and development manager Queensberry are delighted to announce Next as the first retail tenant to sign up to The Glass Works – the transformative retail and leisure development in Barnsley town centre.
Hammerson announces that major international retailers, Next and River Island are to debut at The Oracle, Reading, relocating from their historic positions in the town’s Broad Street. As well as welcoming these new stores, Debenhams will undergo a full store