Retail sales growth slipped back sharply in May, although furniture and flooring sales were described as 'encouraging'.
Ultra Furniture have announced the appointment of Jim O’Donnell as Design & Commercial Manager.
Jim brings over 35 years of industry experience to Ultra Furniture. Jim’s experience and knowledge has come from his time working for G-Plan, Pendal Furniture, Buoyant Upholstery and most recently Lebus Upholstery where Jim was Managing Director for 12 years. After taking a break to recharge his batteries he is now ready to bring his wealth of knowledge and experience to assist in Ultra’s strategic growth plans.
Hitchin-based Charles Wilson Carpets is delighted to announce it has adopted The Garden House Hospice as its Charity of the Year for 2014/15.
Andrew Thorpe joins from Jensen Beds to spearhead Global sleep brand’s UK growth.
Dormeo UK Ltd has appointed Andrew Thorpe to lead its nationwide wholesale growth. Bringing a wealth of experience in sales and key account management in premium department stores, furniture chains, independent retail, internet retail and contract market segments, he joins the company from Jensen Skandinavia Ltd, with prior experience as National Sales Manager at Simmons Bedding Group plc.
Furniture retailer Oak Furniture Land is on a growth journey as it looks to establish its presence across the UK with new stores and digital offerings, but much of the business's focus of late has been on improving supply chain efficiency as its bricks and mortar portfolio has developed.
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