Next plc (LON: NXT) Next Plc is in the business of retailing, home shopping, and customer services management. The company's retail stores sell clothing for ladies, men, and children, apart from footwear, accessories, beauty, and housewares. Besides physical stores, the company has an online segment as well. NEXT Online deals in selling clothing and homeware items in the UK. It is a part of the FTSE 100 index.