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Recently acquired by Karen Millen, Coast was part of the Aurora Fashions Group, alongside Oasis and Warehouse, which, Karen Millen too was spun out of in 2011. Karen Millen only acquired the online store and its concessions across the UK. The Coast standalone stores and the concessions on mainland Europe were not included in the deal.

Coast was founded in 1996 and has become known for its wedding and occasion womenswear.

Company Information
Annual Sales:

£542.6 (Group turnover as Aurora Fashions which included Coast, Oasis, Warehouse & Karen Miller)

Segments / Shopping Categories:

womenswear; menswear; knitwear;

Company Size (No. of Employees): 600
Parent Company/Key Investors:

Karen Millen owned by Kaupthing Bank

UK Standalone Stores: 1 Outlet
UK Concessions: 122
International Stores & Stockists: 60
Total Global Stores & Stockists: 182
Key Concessions:

Debenhams; House of Fraser; Fenwicks; John Lewis & Partners; Beatties

Group Companies:

Coast; Karen Millen

Key Brands Stocked:

Coast

Contact Information
Head Office Address:
The Triangle, Whitney OX29 5UT
Head Office Telephone: 0345 257 5555
PR Company:

Karen Millan handles their PR in-house for Coast.

Alex Revell - Marketing & PR Executive
020 7954 3675
a.revell@karenmillen.co.uk

Key Locations:

UK; Ireland; Norway; Russia; Kuwait; Dubai; Saudi Arabia

Key Executives
Chief Executive:

Beth Butterwick

Buying Director: Antonia Long
Design Director: Bonnie Godsil (Design Manager)
Retail Director: Stephanie Reeve (Head of Retail Operations)
Digital Director: Emma Bonar (Head of Digital)
Marketing Director: Hayley Meyer (Senior Marketing Manager)

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