Next plc

Next plc (styled as next) is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer, which has its headquarters in Enderby, England.[4] It has around 700 stores, of which circa 500 are in the United Kingdom, and circa 200 across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.[1] Next is the largest clothing retailer by sales in the United Kingdom, having overtaken Marks & Spencer in early 2012[5] and 2014.[6] It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Next plc
FormerlyJ Hepworth & Son (1864–1982)
TypePublic limited company
FTSE 100 Component
Founded1864; 157 years ago (1864)
FounderJoseph Hepworth
HeadquartersEnderby, England, UK
Number of locations
Circa 500 stores (2018)[1]
Area served
United Kingdom
Middle East
Key people
Revenue £3,284.1 million (2021)[2]
£444.5 million (2021)[2]
£286.7 million (2021)[2]
Total assets £ 3.758.0 billion (2021)[2]
Total equity £ 660.9 million (2021)[2]
OwnerNext Holdings Limited
Number of employees
44,193 (2020)[3]