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Laura Ashley Holdings plc designs, manufactures, sources, distributes, retails, and sells furniture, home accessories, decoration, and fashion products. It offers armchairs, beds and divans, bookcases, chaise lounges and benches, chest of drawers, children's furniture, coffee and console tables, day beds, desks, dining tables and chairs, display cabinets, dressing tables, footstools, headboards, kitchen furniture, mattresses, media units, side tables, sideboards, sofas, storage boxes, and wardrobes. The company also provides decorating products, such as paints, fabrics, wallpapers, and children's wallpapers; and home accessories comprising seasonal products, accessories, bedding products, cushions and throws, kitchen and dining products, lighting products, mirrors, rugs and doormats, and fabrics, as well as accessories for bathrooms and children's rooms. In addition, it offers ready-made curtains, made to measure blinds, made to measure curtains, children's curtains, poles and finials, curtain accessories, curtain holdbacks, and curtain tiebacks and tassels; and fashion products, such as coats, jackets, dresses, knitwear, skirts, tops, trousers, accessories, men's fashion products, and fashion collections. Further, the company provides interior design services; licenses bathroom products, carpets, conservatory blinds, cookware, decorative glass, eyewear, garden products, interior window shutters, nursery, rattan furniture, sewing machines, shower enclosures, sleepwear, stationery, tiles, toiletries, towels, and wooden flooring; and owns Laura Ashley The Manor Hotel located in Elstree, Hertfordshire. As of January 31, 2015, it operated 205 stores, including 125 mixed product stores, 49 home stores, 26 home concession stores, 4 gifts and accessories stores, and 1 clearance outlet in the United Kingdom; and 303 franchised stores in 30 territories worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

3,791 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/10/15
Founded in 1971

ashley (laura) holdings plc (LARAF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 185.0K GBP
Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 10.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

ashley (laura) holdings plc (LARAF) Key Developments

Laura Ashley Holdings plc Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Twenty Six Weeks Ended August 1, 2015

Laura Ashley Holdings plc announced unaudited group earnings results for the twenty six weeks ended August 1, 2015. For the period, the group sales decreased by 3.0% to £139.7 million compared with £144.0 million in the same period last year. Total UK retail sales increased by 0.7% to £125.5 million compared to £124.6 million a year ago. Like-for-like sales grew by 7.0% over the same period. E-Commerce sales grew by £1.0m (4.5%) to £23.5 million compared to £22.5 million a year ago. Profit before taxation fell by 1.2% to £8.4 million compared to £8.5 million a year ago. Profit from operations was £8.0 million compared to £7.8 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £8.4 million compared to £8.5 million a year ago. Profit for the financial period was £6.7 million or 0.93 pence per basic and diluted share compared to £6.3 million or 0.87 pence per diluted share a year ago. Cash used in operating activities was £1.6 million compared to £9.9 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £1.0 million compared to £0.1 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £5.0 million compared to £0.4 million a year ago.

Laura Ashley Holdings plc Approves Interim Dividend, Payable on 9 October 2015

The Board of Laura Ashley Holdings plc has approved the payment of an interim dividend of 1.00 pence per share against 1.00 pence per share in 2014. The interim dividend will be paid on 9 October 2015 to all shareholders on the register at the close of business on 18 September 2015. The ex dividend date will be 17 September 2015.

Laura Ashley Holdings plc Announces the Resignation of Kai Xiang Teo as Joint Company Secretary

Laura Ashley Holdings plc announces the resignation of Mr. Kai Xiang Teo as Joint Company Secretary of the company with immediate effect.


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