More than half of retailers expect sales volumes to grow next month after stronger than expected growth in the first half of May.
Tiles and flooring chain Topps Tiles has continued to see sales increase, as consumers turn away from DIY.
The next John Lewis At Home store will feature a new display method centred around a hub and roomsets.
Bed chain Dreams has expanded into the homewares market, with more than 500 products from Sabichi.
Buying group Minerva has paid tribute to its founders and suppliers as it marked its 25th anniversary.
John Lewis has seen double digit online home sales, with strong performances from beds and bedroom.
The 59th Kidderminster Carpet Manufacturers’ National Golf Tournament, sponsored by Mr Tomkinson, has raised almost £10,000 for charity.
Nottingham Trent University student Daniel Lau was named as the winner of the furniture category of the New Design Britain awards for his Kai chair (pictured).
Fabric exhibition Proposte has confirmed its international appeal with visitors from 66 countries attending the 27-29 April event and the number of overseas visitors increasing.
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