The decline in shopper footfall dropped in September, as furniture sales boosted out of town shopping.
Cabinet supplier Kettle Interiors has revamped its pricing structure after increasing stock levels to more than £7m.
A mulit-million pound investment by Unilin has delivered a major boost to production at its Czech Republic factory in Vyskov, meaning it will no longer have to import engineered wood floors from Malaysia.
John Lewis continued its run of strong homewares performances, helping the department and home store chain to a 12.9% sales increase last week.
Cormar Carpets has further invested in its delivery network with the opening a second cross-dock distribution centre, in Bristol.