Laura Ashley

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    Low inflation deals blow to grocers’ shares


    The lowest food inflation in three years may make life more difficult for the big grocers, whose shares have been lagging their general merchandise counterparts.

  • Lillian Tan

    Lillian Tan: The low-profile chief revitalising Laura Ashley

    April 9, 2010

    Laura Ashley’s chief executive may keep a low profile, but her revival of what had become a tired brand has thrust her into the spotlight.

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    Laura Ashley weighs up new formats to fuel expansion


    Standalone kids’ stores and more gift and accessories shops on the cards as profits and sales climb

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    Laura Ashley like-for-likes rise 4.9%


    Homewares and womenswear retailer Laura Ashley expects full year trading to be broadly in line with company expectations after like-for-like sales rose 4.9% over the first 19 weeks of the second half to 12 December.

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    Laura Ashley finance chief quits


    Laura Ashley has said its chief financial officer and company secretary is to resign from the furniture and homeware retailer for personal reasons.

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    Sales success for Laura Ashley


    Laura Ashley has reported a 6.3% gain in half-year group sales to £127.8m, with increases across all product categories.

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    Promotions lift Laura Ashley sales


    Sales at Laura Ashley jumped 8.4 per cent in the 17 weeks to May 30, due mainly to targeted promotions and store openings. Like-for-like sales rose 6.9 per cent.

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    Laura Ashley enjoys sales lift


    Laura Ashley has reported a like-for-like sales uplift of 6.9 per cent in the 17 weeks to May 30.

  • Laura Ashley: A 'resilient' performance

    Laura Ashley remains resilient


    Fashion and homewares group Laura Ashley claimed a “resilient” performance despite suffering a fall in full-year profits from £15.8m to £9.6m. Promotions and the weakness of sterling sliced 2 percentage points off gross margin, but the retailer generated a 9.6 per cent rise in total group sales to £260.5m in ...

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    Laura Ashley suffers profits dive


    Pre-tax profits at Laura Ashley almost halved to £10.2m in its full year to January 31 but group sales grew 9.6 per cent to £207m.