Next to open store in Manor Retail Park.

UK retailer Next is to open a store in the Manor Retail Park in Tralee next August. The company plans to take 14,000 square feet next to the ESB shop. Tralee Town Council will have to agree to a material contravention before the retailer can move in.The Next brand was launched in 1982 and has 350 outlets in the UK and Ireland. It has a turnover of 2.3 million pounds sterling and profits of 371 million. Meanwhile, a decision on TK Maxx is to be made next week. The discounter had signalled its intention to take space in the Manor Retail Park, but their plans have been put on hold.