Bed manufacturer Silentnight has won The Furniture Makers’ Company’s Sustainability Award for the second year running after successfully demonstrating that it has taken its commitment to the environment to the next level and in doing so became the first company to win the award twice.
The BRC has called on the Government to freeze increases in business rates as retailers face a £180m increase next year.
Eight members of The Furniture Makers’ Company have raised almost £14,000 for the charity by collectively cycling all three routes of Mont Ventoux, Provence in a single day.
Domotex has revealed the projects that will form its Framing Trends showcase at next January’s exhibition.
It was announced in July that the Gliptone distributor for the UK was closing its doors. However Staingard, one of the UK’s leading providers of furniture care products has recently acquired the business.
Lighting and furniture company Tom Dixon has hired Swarovski’s former marketing head as its ceo.
Upholstery chain Sofology is opening its first store in the south-west of England today.
House, its own label collection, provided a bright spot for John Lewis in the past week but home sales once again fell.
Retail parks saw footfall increase last month, while high streets and shopping centres suffered another fall.
Dunelm Mill saw online sales jump by more than half in the past quarter.
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