Aurora Fashions

The owner of high street chains Coast, Oasis and Warehouse has more than 1,119 stores in 39 countries. It was set up to acquire brands from Mosaic Fashions, which went into administration in 2009. Aurora is majority-owned by Kaupthing, the Icelandic bank, and is led by chief executive Mike Shearwood.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank8
CompanyAurora Fashions
ActivityFashion retailer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m†568.8
Operating profit £m†8.7
Main shareholdersKaupthing (90%), management (10%)
Staff8,822
Founded2003
Websitewww.aurorafashions.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda