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Next engages in the retail of clothing, footwear, accessories, and home products internationally. The Company operates in six segments: NEXT Retail, NEXT Online, NEXT International Retail, NEXT Sourcing, Lipsy, and Property Management. In addition, it provides property management services, including holding and lease of properties.
TypePublic
Founded1864
HQEnderby, GB
Websitenextplc.co.uk

Locations

Next is headquartered in
Enderby, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)28,151
Job Openings23
Revenue (FY, 2019)£4.2 B(+3%)
Share Price (May 2020)£4.6 K(+3%)

Key People/Management at Next

Michael Roney

Michael Roney

Chairman
Amanda James

Amanda James

Group Finance Director
Simon Wolfson

Simon Wolfson

CEO
Richard Papp

Richard Papp

Group Merchandise and Operations Director
Jane Shields

Jane Shields

Group Sales and Marketing Director
Dame Dianne Thompson

Dame Dianne Thompson

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Next Office Locations

Next has offices in Enderby, Leicester, London, Birmingham and in 2 other locations
Enderby, GB (HQ)
Desford Rd
Leicester, GB
Gedding Rd
London, GB
200 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia
Birmingham, US
Birmingham, AL, USA
Midland, US
Midland, TX, USA
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Next Financials and Metrics

Next Revenue

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Next's revenue was reported to be £4.17 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

4.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

35.4%

Net income (FY, 2019)

590.4m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

882.4m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

762.0m

Market capitalization (21-May-2020)

6.2b

Closing stock price (21-May-2020)

4.6k

Cash (26-Jan-2019)

156.3m

EV

6.4b
Next's current market capitalization is £6.2 b.
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.1b4.1b4.2b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(1%)

Cost of goods sold

2.7b2.7b2.7b

Gross profit

1.4b1.4b1.5b
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

49.7m53.5m156.3m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.2b1.3b

Prepaid Expenses

91.7m94.2m

Inventories

451.1m490.1m502.8m
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

635.3m591.8m590.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

116.7m123.0m

Inventories

35.3m(39.0m)

Accounts Payable

(49.7m)(16.9m)
GBPY, 2019

EV/EBITDA

7.2 x

EV/EBIT

8.4 x

EV/CFO

9.8 x

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.1 x
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Next Operating Metrics

Next's Stores was reported to be 530 in FY, 2018. Next's Customers was reported to be 4.9 m in FY, 2018.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Customers

4.12 m4.55 m4.73 m4.90 m

Customers (UK Credit Account)

2.72 m2.58 m2.50 m2.49 m

Customers (UK)

3.62 m3.79 m3.88 m3.99 m

Stores

539 540 538 530
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Next Revenue Breakdown

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Next revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.1% from NEXT Sourcing, 46.5% from NEXT Retail , 39.9% from NEXT Online and 1.5% from Other

Next revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 88.9% from United Kingdom, 6.0% from Rest of Europe and 5.1% from Other

Next Online and Social Media Presence

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Next Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Next founded?

    Next was founded in 1864.

  • Who are Next key executives?

    Next's key executives are Michael Roney, Amanda James and Simon Wolfson.

  • How many employees does Next have?

    Next has 28,151 employees.

  • What is Next revenue?

    Latest Next annual revenue is £4.2 b.

  • What is Next revenue per employee?

    Latest Next revenue per employee is £148 k.

  • Who are Next competitors?

    Competitors of Next include Asda, Tilly's and The Buckle.

  • Where is Next headquarters?

    Next headquarters is located at Desford Rd, Enderby.

  • Where are Next offices?

    Next has offices in Enderby, Leicester, London, Birmingham and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Next have?

    Next has 6 offices.