Next - Next Directory Further Details
The UK Next Directory is the largest nationwide direct home shopping
arm of the popular Next stores.
Next Directory UK
Since the first UK Next store opened in the early 1980's their strong
contemporary clothing fashion sense has ensured the success of the
company. The Next brand is a household name and the Directory is
the home shopping format offering the entire Next catalog
for home purchase either online or over the phone for next day delivery
as standard for in-stock items. The Next Directory was launched
in 1988 and has proved highly successful, figures for 2005 reveal
that NEXT Directory's turnover was over £600 million leading
to pre-tax profit levels of just under £90 million. The Next
catalogue is released four times a year - the two main Directory's
arrive in January (Spring) and July (Autumn) and these are supplemented
by two smaller editions with specific Summer and Christmas products.
Each Next Directory catalogue has a wide range of women's,
men's and children's fashion clothing and accessories as well as
their ever expanding Home division with offers both classic and
contemporary styling for the home. Furthermore, the Next Directory
UK also offers a wide selection of fresh flower arrangements,
bouquets, plants and fine wines for next day or 48 hour delivery
via the Next flowers service.
Next Directory Online
For UK customers in 1999 Next Directory online was launched
where every page of the catalogue was available to browse 24 hours
a day 7 days a week via Next.co.uk. The Next co.uk
Internet web site enhanced the home shopping service by extending
previous access to the entire catalogue but also offers the very
latest Next sale prices or Next clearance products
online for the same reduced costs that appear in the stores. Other
online services include account and payment maintenance. Delivery
and returns of unwanted items can be arranged for a local Next store
(of which there are over 300 to choose from) if desired and weekend
delivery's are available for customer convenience.
With over two million registered members already register online
for the directory to receive next day delivery of Next flower,
home furniture, furnishings & accessories, kid clothing, men's
wear and women's leading fashion.