Ashley (Laura) Holdings PLC (ALY)

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Company Description

Ashley (Laura) Holdings PLC, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the design, sourcing, distribution and sale of accessories and home furnishings. Its two operating segments are Retail: Retail segment sales through Laura Ashley's managed stores, Mail Order and E-Commerce; and Non-retail: Non-retail segment includes Licensing, Franchising and Manufacturing. The Company operates 209 stores.It has five store types: 130 Mixed Product stores (selling all product categories), 50 Home stores (selling Home products only), 24 Home concession stores, 4 Gifts & Accessories stores and 1 Clearance outlet.The UK business is split into four main categories: The Furniture product category includes upholstered and cabinet furniture, beds and mirrors; Home Accessories including gift products, co-ordinated bed linen, design led lighting ranges and soft furnishings have improved in quality, design and variety, Decorating category includes curtains, blinds, fabric, paint, decorative accessories and wall coverings; and Fashion products. The Company is engaged in hotel named as a Laura Ashley boutique hotel. It delivers its product to France, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland, in addition to the UK...