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November 28, 2015 6:31 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Thorntons PLC

Company Overview

Thorntons PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, retails, distributes, and sells confectionery and other sweet foods in the United Kingdom. It operates through two segments, Retail and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG). The company offers chocolate, toffee, fudge, greeting cards, and wedding products; and Christmas and personalised gifts, as well as flowers and hampers. It is also involved in property investment activities; and retail trading activities in Jersey. The company offers its products through its own stores, franchisees, online, and retail partners. The company operates 260 owned stores and 175 franchises. Thorntons PLC was founded in 1911 and is based in Alfreton, the...

Thornton Park


Alfreton,  DE55 4XJ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1911

3,872 Employees


44 84 5075 7565

Key Executives for Thorntons PLC

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director
Age: 53
Finance Director and Executive Director
Age: 53
Company Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Thorntons PLC Key Developments

Thorntons PLC(LSE:THT) dropped from FTSE All-Small Index (GBP)

Thorntons PLC(LSE:THT) dropped from FTSE All-Small Index (GBP)

Thorntons plc Announces Executive Changes on June 27, 2015

The board of Thorntons plc announced that Jonathan Hart will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer and resigning his directorship from the end of the current financial year on 27 June 2015. A search for his successor is to be initiated. In the meantime, Barry Bloomer, currently Chief Operating Officer, will act as interim Chief Executive.

Thorntons PLC Reports Sales Results for the First Quarter of 2015

Thorntons PLC reported sales results for the first quarter of 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total sales of £41.4 million.

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