Next PLC operates within the Women's clothing stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Next PLC with three other
apparel stores in Europe:
sales of 3.63 billion Euro [US$3.89 billion]
(£682.30 million [US$846.52 million]
of which 100%
was Retailing), and
(£597.50 million [US$741.31 million]
of which 71%
During the year ended January of 2016, sales at
Next PLC were £4.18 billion (US$5.18 billion).
increase of 4.4%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were £4.00 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Next PLC.
Sales of Property Management saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
21.4% in 2016, from
£5.60 million to £6.80 million.
Next PLC also saw significant increases in sales in
Next Directory (up 9.1% to £1.66 billion)
Not all segments of Next PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Lipsy fell 20.7% to £28.80 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Next PLC also experienced decreases in sales in
Next International (down 11.9% to £75.90 million)
Next Sourcing (down 4.0% to £7.20 million)