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Laura Ashley girls' dresses recalled on choking hazard Beth Wright | 16 Aug 17

The American licensee for Laura Ashley brand girls' dresses has recalled a floral dress with flower petals that can detach, posing a potential choking hazard to children.


Laura Ashley lowers outlook on H1 declines Michelle Russell | 16 Feb 17

UK fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley has lowered its full-year outlook as it revealed a drop in earnings and sales in its first-half.


Laura Ashley confident as sales and earnings grow Michelle Russell | 17 Aug 16

UK fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley has offered a confident outlook as it posted growth in earnings and sales in its latest trading period. 


Laura Ashley looks to overseas growth as FY falters Michelle Russell | 23 Mar 16

Laura Ashley said plans for international growth are central to its strategy after the UK fashion and homewares retailer revealed lower sales and earnings in its last fiscal year. 


Laura Ashley posts mixed H1 as fashion sales fall Katie Smith | 9 Sep 15

UK fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley recorded a mixed performance during the first half, as total profit grew, but fashion sales fell.


Laura Ashley FY profit grows despite fashion drop Katie Smith | 13 Apr 15

Strong online growth helped fashion, furniture and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley to book a double-digit increase in annual profit, despite a drop in UK fashion sales.


UK: Laura Ashley books double-digit H1 profit growth Katie Smith | 5 Sep 14

Fashion, furniture and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley remains confident in its outlook after booking a double-digit increase in first-half profit, despite a drop in UK fashion sales.


UK: Laura Ashley will benefit from recovery in fashion Michelle Russell | 12 Jun 14

Laura Ashley should continue to benefit from a recovery in fashion, an analyst has said, as the fashion and furnishings retailer revealed first-quarter sales that were in line with City expectations.


UK: Laura Ashley sells stake in Moss Bros Katie Smith | 16 Jan 14

UK retailer Laura Ashley has sold its stake in men's formalwear specialist Moss Bros.


UK: Laura Ashley H1 profit down as fashion suffers Richard Woodard | 25 Sep 13

Retailer Laura Ashley suffered a fall in first-half adjusted pre-tax profit after overall retail and fashion sales declined in a “disappointing” season.


UK: Chilly weather cools Laura Ashley fashion sales Leonie Barrie | 13 Jun 13

Retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has seen sales slip in the first 18 weeks of its current financial year as cold weather hurt sales of spring and summer fashions.


UK: Chilly weather cools Laura Ashley fashion sales Leonie Barrie | 13 Jun 13

Retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has seen sales slip in the first 18 weeks of its current financial year as cold weather hurt sales of spring and summer fashions.


UK: Chilly weather cools Laura Ashley fashion sales Leonie Barrie | 13 Jun 13

Retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has seen sales slip in the first 18 weeks of its current financial year as cold weather hurt sales of spring and summer fashions.


US: David's Bridal taps Gap's Pamela Wallack as CEO Katie Smith | 13 May 13

Wedding dress retailer David's Bridal Inc has appointed Pamela Wallack, the head of Gap's Global Creative Center in New York, as its new chief executive officer.


UK: Laura Ashley FY profit up on rising sales Petah Marian | 28 Mar 13

UK retailer Laura Ashley saw full-year net income grow on the back of rising sales.


UK: Laura Ashley accused of squeezing suppliers Katie Smith | 25 Mar 13

UK fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley has been accused of "squeezing" its suppliers after asking them for a 10% discount on orders, including those that have already been placed.


UK: Laura Ashley sales momentum continues into H2 Leonie Barrie | 14 Dec 12

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc today (14 December) said it has seen continuing sales momentum into the second half of its financial year.


UK: Laura Ashley to open first store in China? Katie Smith | 29 Oct 12

Fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley is reportedly in talks to open its first store in China as early as next year.


UK: Karen Millen appoints retail directors for Europe and UK Katie Smith | 27 Sep 12

British clothing brand Karen Millen has appointed Becky Bateman as retail director for the UK and Ireland and Pilar LaCave as retail director for Europe.


UK: Laura Ashley H1 profit up 14% but fashion falls Leonie Barrie | 13 Sep 12

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has shrugged off a "challenging" consumer environment to post a 13.7% jump in interim pre-tax profit - and says sales momentum has continued into the second half.


UK: Laura Ashley H1 profit up 14% but fashion falls Leonie Barrie | 13 Sep 12

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has shrugged off a "challenging" consumer environment to post a 13.7% jump in interim pre-tax profit - and says sales momentum has continued into the second half.


UK: Laura Ashley H1 profit up 14% but fashion falls Leonie Barrie | 13 Sep 12

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc has shrugged off a "challenging" consumer environment to post a 13.7% jump in interim pre-tax profit - and says sales momentum has continued into the second half.


UK: Laura Ashley revenues boosted by online growth Katie Smith | 11 Jun 12

Fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley has managed to shrug off declining consumer confidence and unseasonably wet weather to report a rise in sales in the first 18 weeks of its current year.


UK: Laura Ashley records "resilient" full-year results Petah Marian | 29 Mar 12

Laura Ashley has recorded a "resilient" set of full-year results, as it recorded a decline in net profit following a "challenging" autumn.


UK: Laura Ashley appoints Synergy Licensing as agent Petah Marian | 26 Jan 12

Synergy Licensing has been named as one of Laura Ashley's licensing agencies, to help expand the brand into juvenile, toys, collectibles, publishing and consumable categories.


UK: Laura Ashley same-store sales continue to rise Leonie Barrie | 16 Dec 11

Fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc today (16 December) posted a 1.4% rise in same-store sales so far in the second half of its financial year, as new fashion ranges continue to buoy demand.


UK: Laura Ashley CEO to stand down next year Leonie Barrie | 17 Nov 11

Fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc today (17 November) named Mr Ng Kwan Cheong as its next chief executive officer, replacing Lillian Tan who will retire when her contract expires in early January.


UK: Laura Ashley CEO to stand down next year Leonie Barrie | 17 Nov 11

Fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc today (17 November) named Mr Ng Kwan Cheong as its next chief executive officer, replacing Lillian Tan who will retire when her contract expires in early January.


UK: Laura Ashley CEO to stand down next year Leonie Barrie | 17 Nov 11

Fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc today (17 November) named Mr Ng Kwan Cheong as its next chief executive officer, replacing Lillian Tan who will retire when her contract expires in early January.


US: PVH inks Van Heusen slipper license with Ashko Group Leonie Barrie | 29 Sep 11

PVH Corp has signed a licensing deal with Ashko Group, which will market and distribute a new line of men's and boys' slippers under PVH's Van Heusen brand.

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