Online interiors retailer Loaf has continued its expansion with a major sales increase in the past six months.
Underlay, bedding and foam company Carpenter was able to boost its level of cash by almost £10m last year, despite a 'challenging year' including being hit by a £23.7m bill as part of the EC's €75m price fixing fine.
Flooring and beds chain Carpetright has enjoyed a second successive rise in UK quarterly sales as it again sets out to attract more upmarket shoppers.
Argos has launched a campaign to prove it is no longer about laminated catalogues and miniature pens, investing in a mult-imillion advertising campaign trumpeting its new digital strategy.
The value of UK retail sales dropped last month despite continuing high furniture sales, as the weather saw shoppers shun autumn fashions.