Next has conceded that if the unseasonal weather continues it will have to lower its profit forecast after anticipated growth was almost halved.
Furniture delivered 'eye-catching' sales rises at John Lewis last week.
Beds and bedroom furniture retailer Dreams is looking to expand into other product sectors as it looks to make best use of unwanted store space.
Furniture Village, Surrey Beds and Loaf took home the retailer awards at this year's Bed Show awards.
This year's Bed Manufacturer of the Year at the Bed Show awards was Hypnos after seeing strong sales and significantly increasing exports in the qualifying period, while taking an innovative approach to further developing brand awareness and proving itself a worthy benchmark for the higher-end of the market.