Dunelm enjoyed a better than forecast run-up to Christmas, but has delayed the relaunch of its website.
The first full week of John Lewis’s winter sale saw sales jump.
After a pre-Christmas jump for interiors products, John Lewis saw demand drop off afterwards as shoppers seemed to look for cheaper options.
John Lewis saw a healthy rise in furniture and flooring sales in the week before Christmas.
Galley Direct has moved to strengthen its position by acquiring a leading accessories, gifts and furniture wholesaler.
Made.com will adopt a new supply chain model after Brexit as, in the words of its boss, moving boxes across borders that are closed is more complicated.
Nick Coburn, Ulster Carpets Group md and deputy chairman was recognised in the New Year Honours List.
UK retail footfall saw a 1.1% rise in the last week of December, with high streets outperforming other retail destinations.