Next is a multinational clothing retailer. It is headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire in the United Kingdom. The brand includes more than 700 stores, of which over 500 are located in the United Kingdom, and more than 200 are across the Middle East, Asia and Europe. It's among the largest clothing retailer store by sales in the UK.
Its clothing retail chain was established in the year 1982, and its first fashion store was opened with a wide range of stylish shoes, clothes, women's accessories, men's collections and then home and children's collections quickly followed.
Next's clothes are styled and created by its in-house design and development team to provide great style, high quality and value for your cash with the contemporary fashion edge. Nowadays, the brand operates its stores in the United Kingdom, Eire and other countries. Over the past few years, the firm has opened various larger home and fashion stores across the country. It opened its first combined garden, home and clothing store at the famous Shoreham-by-sea in the year 2011. The company later opened two more great fashion and home stores in Maidstone and Headgend.
Joseph Hepworth started the firm in the year 1864 in Leeds as a tailor store. When it was first launched, its name was Joseph Hepworth & Son. During its establishment, Joseph was in a partnership with Rhodes James, but it was terminated or dissolved in the year 1872. Under his management, Hepworth expanded the organisation rapidly, making it become a pioneer for the design and development of the chain stores in Britain, and by the year 1884, the firm had more than 100 outlets.
For much of the firm's development history, Joseph was predominantly in the famous ready-to-wear suit mark before bringing in Saville Row designer in the year 1963 to help in the revitalisation of the company's ready-to-wear suit design collections. After James Hepworth and the Son were affected by the old age, the company was later managed by Chairperson Terence Conran.
However, its founders made a bold step to remake it completely in the 1980s, and in the year 1981, the firm acquired Kendall's retail store, which had over 80 locations catered to women's products market that complimented the Hepworth and Son men's products line.
Next has undergone various changes over the past years, and today the firm has over 500 stores in the United Kingdom, more than 200 stores in 40 states. It has an online shop which was launched in the year 1999 making it become an online shop and store. It offers extensive collections for children, women, men and everything for your well-dressed home.
The company has its headquarters in Enderby, Leicester in the United Kingdom. It is committed to providing its customers with the best natural clothing retail selections in the United Kingdom for fashion design and aware for women, men, and children who expect quality, style and distinction from their clothing. Its clothing shop includes men suits and designs, casual collections, shoe collections, the Lingerie collections, bags and accessories and beachwear collections among other products.