Laura Ashley Holdings PLC (LON:ALY) is engaged in the design, manufacture, sourcing, distribution and sale of clothing, accessories and home furnishings. The Company’s United Kingdom business has four categories: Home Accessories 30%, Furniture 28%, Decorating 23% and Fashion 19%. The Home Accessories product category includes lighting, gift, bed linen, rugs, throws and cushions. Furniture product category includes upholstered furniture, beds and cabinet furniture. Decorating category includes curtains, fabric, paint, decorative accessories and wall coverings. During the fiscal year ended January 26, 2008, United Kingdom retail Fashion sales increased by 7.7%. As of January 26, 2008, the property portfolio in the United Kingdom comprised 208 stores. Laura Ashley Holdings plc has three principal store types: 110 mixed product stores (selling all product categories); 67 home stores (selling the full range of home products), and 31 home concession stores.