Fresh from gaining the logistics role for Nolte Mobel, Andrew Porter has secured another major furniture contract with Dormeo.
The rise in popularity of smartphones and tablets has had major implications on how we sit, with nine new postures being identified. A study of more than 2,000 people in 11 countries identified the new postures that are a direct result of using small, mobile technology such as smartphones, tablets and laptops and new workplace behaviors.
A double digit increase in furniture sales has helped John Lewis to its best-ever first-half week.
The continuing summer weather has hit visitor attendance at the Manchester Furniture Show, but exhibitors remain content.
Department store chain Debenhams has grown its homewares market share as it maintained overall sales.
Mohawk and Lano have confirmed that the Belgian company has taken over distribution for Western Europe of the group's residential broadloom products, including exclusivity of the Smartstrand, Smartstrand Silk and Everstrand ranges.
The future of Homebase's presence in the Republic of Ireland is in doubt after it the group placed its Irish operation into examinership. Homebase has 15 branches across the Republic and wants to close three of them – Fonthill in Dublin, Carlow and Castlebar in County Mayo – as soon as possible.
The annual rise in house prices almost doubled this month, as it reached the highest rate for two-and-a-half years.
Carpet Foundation retailer members are to be portrayed as flooring experts as part of the major relaunch of the association's online presence.
Ikea has insisted that its proposed store in Sheffield will not damage the city centre, after John Lewis said it would draw trade away. The chain wants to build a 37,000sqft store Sheffield Road, Tinsley at a cost of £60m. However John Lewis has objected.
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