Tag : Lord Wolfson
Wolfson: Next cushioned by online 'head start'Subscription
Next chief executive Lord Wolfson said he is “concerned” for the future of the high street as competitors struggle to survive, but said the company’s online “head start” has helped to boost sales.
Online drives full-price sales at NextSubscription
Next’s full-price sales were up 4.3% in its half-year results to 31 July, compared with the same period last year, driven by a spike in online sales.
Next poised to reveal further growthSubscription
Next is expected to reveal this week that growth in its online sales continues to offset a decline in bricks-and-mortar stores.
Wolfson: UK can avoid no-deal chaosSubscription
Next chief executive Lord Wolfson has said he believes the UK will avoid serious disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Next chief executive Lord Wolfson has said the high street does have a future as its online business grows, but only if property costs enable the viability of stores.
Lord Wolfson, CEO, NextSubscription
Lord Wolfson stuck his head above the parapet once again in 2018, as one of the first UK retailers to make public in September the steps Next has taken to mitigate against a no-deal Brexit.
It’s no secret that the market is tough. Brexit, rising rents and rates, digital evolution and changing consumer behaviours have created a challenging period for many fashion retailers.
Lord Wolfson: business rates don't reflect reality Subscription
Next chief executive Lord Wolfson has called on the government to reform business rates in a bid to slow store closures on the UK high street.
Next chief executive Lord Simon Wolfson has outlined aims to push for lower rent bills this year, as the retailer seeks to regain momentum after reporting its “most challenging” year in 25 years.
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