Thorntons PLC is a United Kingdom-based multi-channel confectionery retailer. The Company operates through two business segments, which include Retail and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). The Retail segment incorporates own stores, franchise and consumer direct. The FMCG segment consists of commercial and international trading channels 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 and hampers. 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.