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- Ashley names another CEO in latest restructuring effort. Fallon, James // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/13/1998, Vol. 176 Issue 31, p14
Reports that Laura Ashley Holdings Inc. has announced the restructuring of the company. Features of the restructuring of the women's wear and home furnishings company; Chief executive officer appointed by the company; Benefits of the reorganization.
- Sale of Ashley units clinched. Kletter, Melanie // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/2/1999, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p3
Reports on a management and investment team's acquisition of Laura Ashley women's wear and home furnishing stores in the United States and Canada from Laura Ashley Holdings. Banks' conditions for extending financing to the cash-strapped company; Terms under the acquisition deal; Turn-around...
- Laura Ashley ads go to Interbrand. Jardine, Alexandra // Marketing (00253650);10/21/1999, p2
Reports on Great Britain-based retailer Laura Ashley's contract with brand consultant Interbrand Newell and Sorrell for the former's relaunching. Ownership change at Laura Ashley; Former advertising agency of the firm; Efforts to attract a younger audience.
- Sofa retailers put on a brave face. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;4/11/2008, Issue 5583, p6
The article reports on the sales of sofa retailers in Great Britain. Laura Ashley Holdings PLC has achieved 6p to 26p on full-year pre-tax profits increased by 62 percent. Marks & Spencer Group PLC has remained at 386p, however some technical analysts say a medium-term down trend is dragging the...
- Ashley names K.C. Ng new chief executive. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/22/1999, Vol. 177 Issue 14, p19
Reports on Laura Ashley Holdings PLC's appointment of Kwan Cheong Ng as chief executive officer, effective February 1, 1999. Ng's predecessors; Appointment of two nonexecutive directors; Sales performance of the company in the eight weeks ended January 16, 1999.
- Compensation paid. // Cabinet Maker;1/9/2004, Issue 5370, p5
Reports that British furniture company Laura Ashley Holdings PLC paid compensation and costs to furnishing firm Kandola Silks which complained that the chain copied one of its fabrics. Details of the copied designed; Decision of Laura Ashley to cease selling the design.
- Laura Ashley's growing e-commerce. // Cabinet Maker;9/26/2008, Issue 5607, p9
The article reports on the financial performance of home furnishing and fashion retailer Laura Ashley for the 26 weeks to July 26, 2008 in Great Britain. It shows a 13% increase in profit before taxation. According to the group, e-commerce sales have overtaken mail order for the first time and...
- Retail Roundup. // European Retail Digest;Winter96/97, Issue 13, p81
Presents an update on retail trade in Great Britain as of December 1996. Statistics on retail sales; Details on the sales posted by international retailers Laura Ashley company and the Body Shop company; Increase in the profits posted by Boots company.
- Laura Ashley. Barnes, Rachel // Marketing (00253650);2/5/2005, p20
The article presents information on issues related to Laura Ashley Ltd.. The retailer's clothing sales have withered as its trademark floral prints have fallen out of fashion. The company began life in 1953, when entrepreneurs Laura Ashley and Bernard Ashley invested 10 pounds to set up a...