Mothercare plc is a retailer, franchisor and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. It has two segments: UK and the International business. The UK consists of the United Kingdom store and wholesale operations, catalogue and Web sales. The International business consists of franchise and wholesale revenues outside the United Kingdom. It offers products for mothers-to-be, babies and children up to the age of eight. It offers maternity and children�s clothing, furniture and home furnishings, bedding, feeding, bathing, travel equipment and toys. It sells its products through multi-channel retail and wholesale operations in the United Kingdom and through franchise operations across its international markets in the Middle East and Africa, Europe, Asia and Latin America.