Life and rise chair manufacturer Celebrity Motion Furniture has switched leather production from Thailand to the UK.
Argos has announced as deal with eBay that will see eBay customers able to collect online purchases from more than 50 retailers at the chain's stores.
The CBI's latest Distributive Trade Survey has added to the anecdotal suggestions of a recovery in retail spending. Its survey for 28 August to 11 September found that 100% of flooring and furniture retailers said sales volumes were up on 2012 – the best result since 1996.
The cooler weather last week helped John Lewis increase sales by 8.5%, helped by growth in beds and upholstery.
Burgess Beds was named as Bed Manufacturer of the Year and Gateway Systems as Bed Supplier of the Year last night at the National Bed Federation Bed Show gala dinner.
Kardean Designflooring is to launch an app next month that will allow consumers to view how the LVT looks in their rooms.
Ball and Young will be putting these vouchers in some of their Cloud 9 rolls early in October.
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A trio of bed retailers were celebrating last night as they scooped the top awards at the National Bed Federation Bed Show gala dinner.
The CBI has called on the government and local authorities to act to rejuvenate towns and cities. 'Too many grand regeneration projects of the past have failed to deliver and public money has been wasted. We want to ensure growth reaches all parts of the UK and that means coordinated action to rejuvenate our towns and cities,' says Katja Hall, CBI chief policy director.
Retail software firms Swan Retail and G7 are to merge, after working together since the start of the year.
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