Next boss Wolfson: No-deal Brexit will only bring ‘mild disruption’

Next boss Lord Wolfson believes this Government is preparing better for Brexit than its predecessor

Next chief executive Lord Wolfson believes that chaos can be avoided in the event of a no-deal Brexit, which would only bring “mild disruption”.

The new Government is preparing for a departure from the EU better than its predecessor, he told the BBC’s Today programme.

Wolfson, a supporter of Brexit, said however that he still hopes a deal will be possible.

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • Two free article views per calendar month on
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.