Analysis: Next boss Wolfson’s five key questions that will shape retail in 2022

Next chief executive Lord Wolfson

Next beat expectations over Christmas but chief executive Lord Wolfson, one of the industry’s most respected leaders, said that working out prospects for the year ahead was “unusually difficult”.

He flagged “five areas of uncertainty” that his business is wrestling with. How they play out is likely to shape the performance not just of Next, but other retailers, too. 

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