Despite stores being closed furniture and flooring retailers managed to keep the drop in retail sales below 20% in January.
Arper has invested in a major addition at its head office: a 15,064sqft design lab.
Retailers in Scotland will not have to pay business rates until April 2022.
Graham & Brown is to supply the relaunched Laura Ashley wallpaper and paint collection.
A West Midlands flooring retailer has been fined £4,000 for breaking lockdown rules by allowing customers in the store on two occasions.
Shares in Dunelm have fallen by almost 9% after Will Adderley, Dunelm deputy chairman sold a 7.4% stake in the chain.
Made.com has begun looking at fundraising options, including a stock market floatation, which could value it at more than £500m.
The BFM is to hold two virtual round table events to gauge opinion on the sector’s navigation of the road to net zero.
The British Furniture Confederation has called on the chancellor to provide further support for furniture manufacturers through the summer.
Furniture Village has opened a virtual store, allowing shoppers to browse with optional support live from the shop floor, via phone, LiveChat or video call.
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