Laura Ashley Holdings PLC (ALY.L)
* Says co and Laura Ashley has signed exclusive right and license to establish, own and operate stores and websites in India
* H1 pretax profit 7.8 million stg versus 11 million stg year ago
Feb 16 British fashion and homeware retailer Laura Ashley Holdings Plc said pretax net profit for the year ending in June 2017 would fall below market expectations due to tough trading conditions.
* Further to acquisition of Homebase by Wesfarmers, it will cease to trade in its concessions within Homebase stores