Next trading update: what the analysts say
By Petah Marian | 4 January 2012
Next was the first of the major UK clothing retailers to reveal their Christmas trading updates. The retailer deemed its 3.1% sales growth for the period between 1 August and 24 December as "disappointing" given that snow adversely impacted sales in 2010. Here is a flavour of what leading retail analysts had to say about Next's recent performance.
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