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Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality. We use prints and designs that evoke the English countryside, for the way you live today.

TypePublic
Founded1953
HQLondon, GB
Websitelauraashley.com
Employee Ratings2.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2017)2,392(-6%)
Job Openings82
Revenue (FY, 2019)£232.5 M(-9%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£0.1 (-1%)

Laura Ashley Office Locations

Laura Ashley has offices in London, Aberdeen, Basingstoke, Cardiff and in 32 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Design Centre 27 Bagleys Ln
Bedford, US
Bedford, TX, USA
Bolton, US
Bolton, VT, USA
Bristol, US
Bristol, TN, USA
Cambridge, US
Cambridge, MA, USA
Chelmsford, US
Chelmsford, MA, USA
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Laura Ashley Financials and Metrics

Laura Ashley Revenue

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Laura Ashley's revenue was reported to be £232.50 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

232.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

82.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

35.3%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(14.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(13.5m)

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

57.7m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

0.1

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

800.0k

EV

56.9m
Laura Ashley's current market capitalization is £57.7 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

400.9m277.0m257.2m232.5m

Revenue growth, %

(31%)(7%)

Cost of goods sold

229.0m167.8m159.1m150.4m

Gross profit

171.9m109.2m98.1m82.1m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

6.2m10.2m8.4m15.1m16.3m7.0m11.8m15.1m16.1m22.1m31.7m29.2m7.9m17.4m38.5m35.0m34.6m24.1m27.8m5.0m800.0k

Accounts Receivable

11.1m7.9m5.5m3.9m6.8m11.2m8.0m6.2m7.4m7.5m9.0m12.8m8.9m9.8m10.0m10.8m11.4m11.6m9.9m7.6m8.4m7.9m5.7m

Inventories

93.1m63.2m56.4m37.2m44.7m51.7m47.0m41.8m34.9m35.0m37.7m39.5m53.1m48.0m48.7m53.1m47.4m52.3m51.0m51.1m57.7m55.7m46.7m

Current Assets

123.7m94.6m84.5m72.2m85.7m85.4m85.5m77.7m74.1m79.8m90.2m95.4m81.3m86.6m108.9m109.9m104.6m108.6m100.9m73.3m76.8m73.0m62.5m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

10.1m(49.3m)(33.0m)(4.4m)7.9m8.1m(15.5m)2.0m3.5m4.2m8.0m14.0m7.1m5.8m19.3m13.0m14.7m15.7m18.3m15.9m4.0m(1.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

700.0k5.2m11.4m4.5m7.5m3.5m8.7m10.6m7.2m14.5m16.9m10.9m(9.1m)11.9m10.6m5.4m2.5m(6.8m)(3.5m)(4.0m)(12.9m)4.0m(2.8m)

Cash From Investing Activities

35.7m

Dividends Paid

2.4m3.7m11.1m14.6m7.3m9.1m14.5m14.5m25.4m14.5m14.5m
GBPY, 2019

EV/EBIT

-4.2 x

EV/CFO

-20.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x
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Laura Ashley Online and Social Media Presence

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Laura Ashley News and Updates

Laura Ashley finance chief steps down after two decades

Laura Ashley finance director Sean Anglim has stepped down after more than two decades at the retailer. Anglim, who is [...] The post Laura Ashley finance chief steps down after two decades appeared first on CityAM.

Laura Ashley CFO to leave retailer after two decades

Clothing and furnishing retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc said on Monday it had named Sagar Mavani as its chief financial officer, replacing Seán Anglim who has been with the company since 1998. Mavani's appointment comes at a time when the company is struggling with poor performance in its hom…

Laura Ashley drops into the red amid tough retail conditions

Furniture and fashion-seller Laura Ashley was hit by a rough retail sector, its chief executive said this morning, as the [...] The post Laura Ashley drops into the red amid tough retail conditions appeared first on CityAM.

Flacks drops plans to bid for Britain's Laura Ashley

Flacks Group said on Friday it would not make an offer for Laura Ashley Holdings, nearly a month after the British fashion retailer dismissed an unsolicited takeover offer from the investment firm.

Flacks Group evaluating possible deal to buy Britain's Laura Ashley

Investment firm Flacks Group said on Monday it was in the preliminary stages of evaluating a possible deal to buy Laura Ashley Holdings Plc, valuing the British fashion retailer at 20 million pounds ($26.16 million).

Laura Ashley Customizes Online Retail Experiences Globally with Oracle Commerce

Oracle helps international retailer seamlessly deliver custom products online to customers across the world Laura Ashley, an international lifestyle retailer, has selected Oracle Commerce Cloud to support its growing global online business. With Oracle Commerce Cloud, Laura Ashley is able Source
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Laura Ashley Blogs

FASHION TRENDS TO TRY IN 2020

Lonny’s Editorial Director Shares What She Will Be Wearing Angela Tafoya is our latest fav-to-follow. She’s among the style-makers serving up memorably modest fashions and embraces puffy sleeves, prairie dresses, prints, and ruffles with the best of them.   As Lonny’s editorial director, Angela has …

2020 VISION: A HEALTHIER YOU

5 Ways to Build a Better Mindset and Healthier Habits As we continue to embrace home decor and fashion that allows us to express who we are, our goal for the new year and a new decade is to embrace wellness and self-care so we can feel just as confident on the inside as we … Read More The post 2020 …

2019: AT A GLANCE

Laura Ashley once said, “We believe that those making a new home today feel the need to have links with the past.”  As we begin a new year, we’re looking back at 2019 in delight, and we thank you for sharing so many wonderful moments with us. Our homes are the backdrop to the memories … Read More Th…

5 PARTY PERFECT DRESSES FOR YOU … AND YOUR MINI ME

If you are shopping for a great holiday outfit or you are starting to think about what to wear on New Year’s Eve, we’ve rounded up our favourite dresses that will be just right for the occasion. The post 5 PARTY PERFECT DRESSES FOR YOU … AND YOUR MINI ME appeared first on Laura Ashley.

RICH WITH ROMANCE

After two sold-out collections, the fan-favourite collaboration between British lifestyle brand Laura Ashley and retail giant Urban Outfitters just launched a third exclusive fashion capsule collection today. The post RICH WITH ROMANCE appeared first on Laura Ashley.

LAST-MINUTE $30 AND UNDER GIFTS

Gifts that look expensive but won’t break the bank! Are the stockings hung and the tree trimmed but you still need a last-minute gift?  You aren’t alone!  We’ve gathered our go-to list of great last-minute gifts that look like you’ve spent a lot but are all $30 and under. That should leave enough to…
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Laura Ashley Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Laura Ashley founded?

    Laura Ashley was founded in 1953.

  • How many employees does Laura Ashley have?

    Laura Ashley has 2,392 employees.

  • What is Laura Ashley revenue?

    Latest Laura Ashley annual revenue is £232.5 m.

  • What is Laura Ashley revenue per employee?

    Latest Laura Ashley revenue per employee is £97.2 k.

  • Who are Laura Ashley competitors?

    Competitors of Laura Ashley include The Cambridge Satchel Company, iCandy World and Eagle Eye Solutions.

  • Where is Laura Ashley headquarters?

    Laura Ashley headquarters is located at Design Centre 27 Bagleys Ln, London.

  • Where are Laura Ashley offices?

    Laura Ashley has offices in London, Aberdeen, Basingstoke, Cardiff and in 32 other locations.

  • How many offices does Laura Ashley have?

    Laura Ashley has 36 offices.