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
Landsec, the UK’s largest commercial property company, announced that two major retailers have opened new and enhanced stores at White Rose, with another retailer signing up to upsize. Next opened its new and improved 55,000sq ft flagship store, River Island
Next has renewed its longstanding partnership with DHL Supply Chain in a new three-year contract. DHL will continue to deliver big ticket furniture items to Next customers from its UK out-base network. DHL will also continue to support the Next customer
White Rose Shopping Centre, owned and managed by Land Securities, confirms that Next has chosen to invest in a major new 55,000sq ft flagship store, utilising the former BHS department store space. Next, one of Britain’s most dominant fashion retailers, will
Ian Tomlinson, founder at cloud technology firm, RetailStore, argues cloud will be critical for retailers to stay ahead and keep customers satisfied in 2017
The Bracknell Regeneration Partnership has secured five additional new lettings for The Lexicon Bracknell retail and leisure destination. Four of these deals were signed post the EU referendum in June, demonstrating the resilience of the occupier market, and continued confidence
Next leapfrogs TK Maxx and New Look to be UK’s favourite fashion retailer, Market Force Information study shows
In fiercely competitive times for the sector, Next has been named as Britain’s favourite fashion retailer, according to an independent study by Market Force Information. In the large-scale consumer research study, New Look, TK Maxx and Zara all tied in
Next unveiled the upsized and revamped store at Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination on 21 October 2015. The store has been in development for the past 10 months and has extended by 7,000sq ft to 44,226sq ft, bringing with it
Lend Lease Retail Partnership (LLRP), a fund managed by Lendlease, has today announced that Next is to upsize its store at Touchwood, the leading retail destination in the West Midlands. Next is to create a new 25,000sq ft store trading from
Land Securities has today announced that Next, the leading fashion brand, is to open a new 44,226sq ft store at Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. Situated on Bluewater’s Thames Walk, Land Securities is creating the store by amalgamating
Legal & General Property (LGP) announces that it has agreed a third major anchor for its £85m extension to the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne, with a pre-let secured to Next. Taking a 10-year lease at the Centre, Next, the British multi-national clothing, footwear and
Blue Yonder, a leading provider of big data analytics and Predictive Applications, has announced that an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, has committed $75m to support the company’s further growth and expansion. Blue
London Designer Outlet, the capital’s only designer outlet centre, located in Wembley Park, is welcoming two new retailers this month, with Next and Sole Trader becoming the latest big name brands to join its ever-growing retail line-up. Fashion favourite, Next,
Investec retail stock analyst’s note: Next has strong first half but Directory arm sees margin dilution – hold
Retail Times has teamed up with Investec to publish analysts’ notes on leading retail stocks. Today, Investec Securities analyst, Alistair Davies, says Next has suffered margin dilution in its DIrectory business, despite a strong first half performance, and recommends “hold” Against lofty expectations, Next