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Next chairman tops up

Next chairman tops up

High street retailer Next (NXT) is heading into a difficult final, and festive, quarter. Last Christmas was good, but that means the group is up against tough comparative figures this year. That’s a tall order considering Next has struggled to pep up flagging sales for much of 2017. Recent weather patterns have made clothing sales somewhat volatile, and rising inflation is putting significant pressure on household incomes this year and beyond.

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