In comparing Laura Ashley's social networking activity, it is easy to see that Facebook generates a lot more interest than Twitter and Pinterest, put together. But what posts appeal to their fans the most?
Retail is pleased welcome Banana Republic as one of its newest brands to join the online shopping portal. Fashion-loving Boots customers can now collect even more Advantage Card points through Treat Street when shopping with Banana Republic. Banana Republic joins other leading fashion brands such as BHS, Burton, Clarks, Coast, Dorothy Perkins, Figleaves, French Connection, Gap, Laura Ashley, Marisota, Miss Selfridge, Monsoon, Mothercare, New Look, Office Shoes, Simply Be, Sweaty Betty, Topman and Wallis but to mention a few. Dave Robinson, Head of Partnership Marketing at Boots, said: "We are excited to welcome Banana Republic onto the Treat Street
Laura Ashley, the English lifestyle brand, has opened its e-commerce website to U.S. customers, featuring popular licensed products and coveted U.K. fabrics, wallpapers and accessories.
Furniture and fashion chain Laura Ashley has reported a rise in pre-tax profit of around 1,000 per cent in the half year ended 31 July. The group said that pre-tax profits rose from £1.1 million in the same period last year to £10.5 million this year. Total sales increased by 5.7 per cent to £127.8 million. During the period the group re-launched its website, which led to an increase in online revenue of 63 per cent. In total 12 per cent of Laura Ashley sales are conducted online, up from seven per cent in the whole of last