Flooring group Likewise has made its second distribution move by agreeing to buy distributor Heatseam.
The Malaysian International Furniture Fair’s 25th anniversary edition saw positive feedback from exhibitors and buyers.
John Lewis’s living rooms campaign helped lift furniture sales in the past week, but home sales still fell.
DFS has warned that it has seen a drop in orders since the New Year as Brexit uncertainty deters shoppers.
FIRA International has named Lee Wade as general manager, succeeding Phil Reynolds.
ScS has seen like for like orders of 2.9% in the 33 weeks to 16 March compared with an increase of 1.5% in the 26 weeks to 26 January, although it has warned that second half margins will slip.
Sports Direct has stepped up its efforts to take control of department store chain Debenhams by offering it an interest free loan of £150m.
£35m turnover upholstery and beds retailer Loaf has refurbished its original flagship store.
ScS has been fined £6,000 after admitting misleading customers over Black Friday deals, which a sheriff said was ‘a planned act by the company purposefully misleading its customers for financial gain.’
Furniture and flooring imports would not face tariffs in the event of a hard Brexit, according to draft proposals published by the Government.
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