An initiative to prevent 800,000 tonnes of leather scraps going to landfill has won the top prize at this year’s New Designers.
The John Lewis Partnership managed to keep its drop in home sales below 20% in the first half of the year, despite its department and At Home stores being closed for much of the period.
ScS has boosted its workforce by about 8% in recent weeks and is looking to repeat the increase.
Flooring group Victoria says ‘trading has continued to be resilient’ since the end of July.
The finalists in this year’s Wood Awards have been revealed, with five designs competing for the furniture production award.
Sir Terence Conran died on 12 September. The designer, retailer, manufacturer, restaurateur, property developer and philanthropist was 88.
Upholstery retailer Sofa Club has opened its fifth retail space.
More than a third of shoppers are more likely to buy UK made furniture than they were before the coronavirus pandemic.
Vinyl recycling scheme Recofloor has significantly boosted its presence in the Midlands, while boosting its national coverage by more than 10%.
Bedding and textiles manufacturer Portfolio Home has donated products to a charity which supports children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK.
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