NEXT Merch Telephone Interview


I was just wondering if anyone has had a telephone interview with Next for the Trainee Merchandiser role? I have one next week and a head’s up on the questions asked would be great!
Thanks in advance for any help.


i am in the process for applying for the role of a trainee merchandiser and i was wondering if people could help with the following questions…
1.Which two Retailers do you consider to be Nexts biggest clothing competitors?
Dorothy Perkins

New Look
River Island
TK Maxx
Top Shop
2. How would you best describe the main expectations of a typical Next customer? Please select two answers.
Catwalk Fashions
Cheap Clothes
Classic Styles
Contemporary Designs
Designer Labels
Good Quality
High Fashion
On Trend
Value for Money
3. From the list below please indicate which two factors from the given choices will have the MOST direct influence on the retail industry over the next 12 months (an influence can be positive and negative)?
Competition from Supermarkets
Economic Climate
Ethical Consumerism
Loyalty Schemes
Online Shopping
Out-of-town Shopping
Press Coverage
Quick response to new Trends

also what is the word count of the cover letter?

any help would be much appreciated :slight_smile: