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Next - The Next Steps Ahead

In the year to January 2014, Next achieved 5.4% sales growth, translating to 11.8% growth in underlying PBT and 23% underlying EPS growth. It also returned £461m to shareholders through a combination of share buybacks and dividends. In its Q1 trading update in April, Next reported revenue growth in its store-based portfolio, Next Retail (+8.8%), and Next Directory (+13.7%), underpinning the importance of its store base and emphasising how the two businesses are complementary and support each other. The company plans to add another 15.7% retail space over the next three years and in the year to January 2015 invest a further £43m in new systems, warehousing, HQ costs and refurbishments to support its growth plans.
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Next - The Next Steps Ahead

In the year to January 2014, Next achieved 5.4% sales growth, translating to 11.8% growth in underlying PBT and 23% underlying EPS growth. It also returned £461m to shareholders through a combination of share buybacks and dividends. In its Q1 trading update in April, Next reported revenue growth in its store-based portfolio, Next Retail (+8.8%), and Next Directory (+13.7%), underpinning the importance of its store base and emphasising how the two businesses are complementary and support each other. The company plans to add another 15.7% retail space over the next three years and in the year to January 2015 invest a further £43m in new systems, warehousing, HQ costs and refurbishments to support its growth plans.
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NEXT plc’s 2 Greatest Strengths

When I think of UK-based fashion and accessories retailer Next (LSE:NXT), two factors jump out at me as the firm’s greatest strengths and top the list of what makes the company  attractive as an investment proposition.

Director Deals - Next PLC (NXT)

David Keens, Financial Director, exercised 23,742 shares in the company on the 30th April 2014 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 234,630 shares.

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Director Deals - Next PLC (NXT)

Simon Wolfson, Chief Executive Officer, has transferred in 1,008 shares in the company on the 29th April 2014 at a price of 6335.00p. The Director now holds 1,515,136 shares.

NOTE: Vesting.

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How Safe Is Your Money In NEXT plc?

Next (LSE:NXT) shareholders have seen the value of their stock rise by more than 300% over the last five years, and the company has just increased its guidance for 2014/15, and is forecasting sales growth of between 5.5% and 9.5% this year.

Next reports "above average" sales

Next reports "above average" sales

Next's chief executive announced previously that he would share his bonus with staff who have worked for the retailer for three years.

FTSE100 little changed as oil producers restrict downside

MORNING REPORT: The headline index was little changed in early deals today, as the month concludes with a flurry of blue chip earnings for investors to mull over, with oil group gains restricting losses....

Next raises guidance as Q1 beats expectations

Fashion retailer Next said Brand sales for the first thirteen weeks of the year were up 10.8%, of which 2.2% came from the opening of profitable new space.

NEXT Retail sales were up 8.8% and NEXT Directory was up 13.7%.

Next is increasing its sales guidance for the full year to 5.5%-9.5%. This new guidance might look conservative in the light of the first quarter's performance. New guidance for profit before tax (PBT) is in the range £750m to £790m.

In the results in March Next set out the way it would determine the maximum price at which the Company would buy back shares.

Why NEXT plc’s Investment Plans Should Thrust Earnings Skywards

Today I am looking at why I believe NEXT‘s (LSE:NXT) ambitious expansion plans should significantly enhance long-term returns.