Laura Ashley

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    News

    Low inflation deals blow to grocers’ shares

    2010-04-09T00:00:00Z

    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.

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    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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    News

    Laura Ashley weighs up new formats to fuel expansion

    2010-04-09T00:00:00Z

    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%

    2009-12-16T09:11:00Z

    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

    2009-09-28T13:02:00Z

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

  • Fashion sales rose at Laura Ashley
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    Sales success for Laura Ashley

    2009-09-09T08:11:00Z

    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

    2009-06-05T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • Laura Ashley like for like sales grew 6.9 per cent
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    Laura Ashley enjoys sales lift

    2009-06-02T08:32:00Z

    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
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    Laura Ashley remains resilient

    2009-04-03T00:00:00Z

    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

    2009-03-24T09:06:00Z

    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.