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Poor policymaking is strangling retail growth but we can bring about a change, argued Next chief executive Lord Wolfson at a recent lecture
Shaky Next forecast signals fragile high streetSubscription
Next is expected to report a further decline in quarterly sales later this week, underlining the fragile state of the high street.
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Next boss calls for greater clarity on Brexit Subscription
Lord Wolfson, chief executive of Next, has urged the government to clarify its plans for the Brexit, saying that it would be “helpful” to have a clearer vision of the principles of the Brexit strategy.
Next to report further dip in salesSubscription
Next is expected to release another disappointing trading update this week, as weak consumer confidence offsets a boost from the warm weather in March.
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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.
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.
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, 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.