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.

Type
Public
HQ
London, GB
Founded
1953
Size (employees)
2,392 (est)-6%
Laura Ashley was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Laura Ashley Office Locations

Laura Ashley has offices in Oxford, Reigate, West Midlands, Chelmsford and in 32 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Design Centre 27 Bagleys Ln
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Laura Ashley Financials and Metrics

Laura Ashley Revenue

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Laura Ashley's revenue was reported to be £277 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

277 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

109.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

39.4%

Net income (FY, 2017)

4 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

12.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

8.9 m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

327.6 m344.9 m288.3 m247.3 m259.1 m276.8 m292 m283.5 m238.9 m211.1 m225 m237.6 m260.5 m268.4 m285 m285.9 m298.8 m294.5 m303.6 m400.9 m277 m

Revenue growth, %

(1%)3%

Cost of goods sold

168.9 m214 m159.9 m134.1 m144.2 m155.1 m174.3 m170.9 m137.9 m120.5 m123.1 m125.8 m142.2 m151.4 m159.6 m159.9 m172.8 m169.3 m174.5 m229 m167.8 m

Gross profit

158.7 m130.9 m128.4 m113.2 m114.9 m121.7 m117.7 m112.6 m101 m90.6 m101.9 m111.8 m118.3 m117 m125.4 m126 m126 m125.2 m129.1 m171.9 m109.2 m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Net Income

10.1 m(49.3 m)(33 m)(4.4 m)7.9 m8.1 m(15.5 m)2 m3.5 m4.2 m8 m14 m7.1 m5.8 m19.3 m13 m14.7 m15.7 m18.3 m15.9 m4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Dividends Paid

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

Cash From Financing Activities

20.2 m17.8 m3.7 m23.7 m(700 k)2 m13.6 m(3.8 m)(3 m)(5.8 m)(1.3 m)(2.4 m)(1.4 m)22.4 m(2 m)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

108.2 k

Financial Leverage

3.8 x
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Laura Ashley Online and Social Media Presence

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Laura Ashley News and Updates

Laura Ashley pins hopes on hotel concept as share price sinks

The once-loved textile designer and retailer Laura Ashley has seen its share price plummet on the open, as sales fell again and profit shrank. The figures Laura Ashley pulled in total sales of £134.7m in its first half up to December 2017, down from £146m a year prior. Total like-for-like reta…
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Laura Ashley Company Life and Culture

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