History[ Barnsley shore escort ] The company was named after Annice Summers, the female secretary of the male founder, Michael Caborn-Waterfield. Annice Summers, who was born Annice Goodwin in but later took her stepfather's surname, left the company soon after it opened following a row with Caborn Hull sex toy. She went to live in UmbriaItalytwo hours from Rome, and died of cancer in October However, in they announced plans to sell the brand.
Ann Summers was purchased in by brothers Ralph and David Gold who turned it from a standard sex shop into an established high street brand and lingerie boutique. The shops offer lingerie, underwear, cosmeticsswimwear and sex toys.
The stores sell Friends Barking million Rampant Rabbitsa kind of vibrator exclusive[ citation needed ] to Ann Summers, per year. It can also involve the perusal of a catalogue, and often there are party games. For example, inthey won a legal battle to advertise for employees in job centres  and an ASA complaint was rejected.
The company received a Escort Weymouth lakes of complaint from Buckingham Palacedue to a non-endorsed advert featuring the Queen. In the second case the ASA State in Maidstone that the use of a nursery rhyme was likely to attract the attention of children and that the advertisement was unsuitable for the medium in which it appeared.
Ann Summers lingerie factory in Portsmouth closed inwith over 50 redundancies.
The company has not backed down despite cease and desist orders by Apple.