Ikea is to close all of its UK and Irish stores later today.
The final 11 department store branches of Beales are to close two weeks early because coronavirus has hit sales.
Three more interiors events have been cancelled or postponed because of coronavirus fears.
The Long Eaton Guild of Furniture Manufacturers has cancelled its Long Point show.
Department store chain Selfridges is to close its four stores in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
Laura Ashley is to appoint administrators after coronavirus fears hit trading and its cashflow.
Three of the country’s largest interiors retailers have seen tens of millions of pounds wiped off their stockmarket valuation after their shares plunged in value before making late recoveries.
Retailers will pay no business rates for a year as part of the Government’s efforts to protect the economy in the face of coronavirus.
ScS has postponed the publication of its financial results in the wake of the Government’s updated advice on coronavirus but says orders had risen in recent weeks.
Laura Ashley could enter administration within weeks if it does not secure new funding.
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