John Lewis’s living rooms campaign helped lift furniture sales in the past week, but home sales still fell.
ScS has seen like for like orders of 2.9% in the 33 weeks to 16 March compared with an increase of 1.5% in the 26 weeks to 26 January, although it has warned that second half margins will slip.
Sports Direct has stepped up its efforts to take control of department store chain Debenhams by offering it an interest free loan of £150m.
John Lewis has blamed changes to the calendar for a large drop in sales.
ScS has been fined £6,000 after admitting misleading customers over Black Friday deals, which a sheriff said was ‘a planned act by the company purposefully misleading its customers for financial gain.’
Furniture and flooring imports would not face tariffs in the event of a hard Brexit, according to draft proposals published by the Government.
Wayfair has resumed its marketing campaign with ITV host and brand ambassador Lorraine Kelly, the third consecutive year of partnership with Kelly.
DFS has warned that it has seen a drop in orders since the New Year as Brexit uncertainty deters shoppers.
Online mattress in a box retailer Eve Sleep has seen a clear out of senior management after pre-tax losses increased to £20m and Dreams stopped selling the products.
The Office for National Statistics has removed three-piece suites from its list of products used to measure inflation, replacing it with sofas.
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