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Historic falls in retail sales around the world spell doom for many chains

As retail sales figures begin to come in from countries where lockdowns have been in force, the true impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the industry is becoming alarmingly clear.

Laura Ashley’s UK business collapses

Laura Ashley’s UK business has been placed into administration after realising that even if it could secure funds from a third-party investor it would be too late to save the business.

Laura Ashley may call in administrators

Malaysian-owned clothing and home furnishings retailer Laura Ashley may go into administration if it fails to secure £15 million (US$18.44 million) in loans from Hilco Capital.

Laura Ashley loss doubles, but it wins financial lifeline

Embattled Malaysian-owned fashion and lifestyle retailer Laura Ashley has reported a 166-per-cent increase in half-year loss to £4 million.

Laura Ashley fighting for survival

Struggling fashion & homewares chain Laura Ashley is seeking to borrow additional funding to stay afloat in the midst of a dispute with its lender.

Laura Ashley appoints IMG as licensing partner in Greater China

Fashion and home-furnishings retailer Laura Ashley has appointed IMG to exclusively license the brand in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Takeover bid lodged for struggling Laura Ashley

US investment company Flacks is considering making a bid for British fashion retailer Laura Ashley.

Laura Ashley sees Asia as its best hope for survival

Fashion and home furnishings brand Laura Ashley will close 40 stores in the UK as it prepares to expand in China.

Laura Ashley sells Singapore assets but still focused on Asia

Malaysian-headquartered apparel and homewares retailer Laura Ashley is selling its commercial property in Singapore.

Hong Kong hosting Global Sources Fashion show

More than 1700 exhibitors feature in the Global Sources Fashion show in Hong Kong.

Home accessories power Laura Ashley sales

UK homewares retailer Laura Ashley has delivered an encouraging set of results as UK retail and online sales flourish.

Laura Ashley Tmall store opens

After years of trying to target China, a Laura Ashley Tmall store has opened.