Continual brand and design innovation to create a retail powerhouse
The UK’s consumer landscape has been constantly shifting over the last ten years. It’s been challenging for all brands, but Next has remained a strong performer throughout the decade. We’ve worked together on a programme of continuous design and brand development to make sure Next stays relevant and interesting to its customers.
We've evolved and honed the Next proposition, from brand identity to flagship store design, touching every outlet across the chain - including their latest Beauty & Home formats. We elevated the brand experience to take that important upper-middle mass brand position while others have floundered. In our time with the brand, we’ve seen significant growth in share value and market penetration. Next has become the benchmark of the UK fashion market.
Our new Next identity has been firmly established - Fresh, open and timeless it reflects the growing breadth and depth of Next both on-line and offline
From local high streets to power malls and edge of town destinations, Next have evolved their retail presence significantly in our time with the brand. Most recently we've worked on their new Beauty & Home formats, helping them expand their online beauty offer into a physical environment.
Customer expectations have never been higher and Next have stepped up to become best in class. Fast and efficient pay points, easy customer collections, inviting fitting rooms, and welcoming staff - Next are consistently over-delivering for their market.
Signage and navigation have been a constant focus of attention. Bold, layered and intuitive, from exterior branding to departmental identification to on-shelf pricing, we have addressed it all.
Next is an advocate of the super convenient edge of town location. Many of the strongest openings have been in retail parks, often purpose-built in new locations. Working in close collaboration with architects, we have created impressive buildings that reflect the brand and its confidence, premium spaces that elevate the offer.