House prices have been forecast to rise by 8% next year, with the strongest growth in London, East Midlands and East of England, thanks to market imbalance.
French department store group Galeries Lafayette is in talks to buy its British counterpart House of Fraser.
Just hours after Interiors Monthly revealed that Interiors UK would be moved from the NEC to London and be held in May from 2015, the NEC has responded by announcing plans for its own event.
Peter Simon, the founder of Monsoon and Accessorize, has become the second shareholder at growing online furniture and homewares retailer Loaf.
The campaign to promote wool carpets as easy to clean has received a major boost with the support of two major players.
Today Harrison Spinks, the luxury bed manufacturer who hand tailor mattresses under the Harrison, Somnus and Spink & Edgar brands were visited by the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg. The purpose of the visit was to review progress of the Company’s successful bid and award of £2.2 million from the Governments Regional Growth Fund (RGF).
Flooring giant Unilin has agreed its fourth acquisition of the year, boosting its engineered wood floor operations.
The country's largest furniture trade exhibition, Interiors UK, is to move to London in 2015 after three decades at the NEC, and become a three-day event.
Ventura Corporation has withdrawn its Sleep Secrets mattresses, amid concerns the Chinese manufactured products do not meet the UK flammability regulations
The latest RICS survey shows further evidence of increased activity in the housing market, but price rises are being driven by a shortage of homes for sale.
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