Next sales rise as home-shopping takes off

Next has reported faster sales growth in the third quarter as the expansion of the Next Directory home-shopping unit outweighed worsening sales at the company’s stores.

2nd November, 2011

Britain’s second-largest clothing retailer, Next has reported faster sales growth in the third quarter as the expansion of the Next Directory home-shopping unit outweighed worsening sales at the company’s stores.

Shares in the company jumped 7.2 per cent this morning as it announced that total brand sales rose 3.3 per cent, excluding value-added tax. That is more than the first half’s 3.2 per cent gain and beat analysts expectations. Revenue from...

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