Thorntons PLC is engaged in manufacturing, retailing and distribution of confectionery and other sweet foods. The Company operates in two segments: Retail and Sales and Operations. Retail segments incorporate Own Stores, Franchise and Thorntons Direct. Sales and Operations consist of commercial trading channel and manufacturing operations. The Company's products are available across a multi-channel network compromising shops, franchises, online and through a choice of retail partners. The Company's product range includes gifted ideas; chocolate, toffee and fudges; personalized gifts; hampers, and wedding. The Company�s subsidiaries include Strand Court Properties Limited, which is engaged in property investment and Thorntons (Jersey) Limited, which is engaged in retail trading company.