Laura Ashley Lends Colour to the High Street as Trading Flourishes
Laura Ashley, the British home interiors and fashion designer, has reported a strong boost in sales.
LONDON, ENGLAND, June 25, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Laura Ashley's vast selection of furnishings, including beautifully upholstered sofas, is testament to the brand's popularity as one of Britain's best-loved home retailers.
The chain said total sales climbed by 4.1 per cent in the first 18 weeks of the year to 2 June, while like-for-like revenues jumped by 5.4 per cent.
Strong sales were driven in part by improvement to the Laura Ashley website, which showcases its full range of furniture, upholstery an home furnishing ranges, allowing customers to view all of it's upholstery ranges in over 120 fabric's ,browse the latest lighting, storage and oak bedroom furniture with ease.
Online sales in turn increased by 18.8 per cent compared to the same period last year.
Also in June, Laura Ashley launched a full mobile website in the period as well as offering delivery to France, Germany Austria Switzerland and Italy from the e-commerce website.
The company, saying in a statement that "its well-established brand, high-quality product offering and strong balance sheet will ensure the like-for-like sales growth trend continues across the retail business for the rest of 2012".
With 50% off many items of bedroom furniture, including the aspirational king size bed and plenty of styles to choose from, there is no better time to invest in the Laura Ashley collection.
To view the Laura Ashley range in its entirety, head to Lauraashley.com
About Laura Ashley
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.
As an innovative global brand, Laura Ashley extends to encompass the broader lifestyle concept, from fashion to home decorating, beds, bedroom furniture and accessories.
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