MWsmKITCHEN designer, maker and business owner Mark Wilkinson has died following a short illness. He was 66 years old.

KITCHEN maker and distributor Howden Joinery Group Plc said current markets are stable and it remains on track to meet its new depot target for 2017.

KITCHENS market leader Howden Joinery Group Plc says supply chain investment will support its growth plans as it expands in the U.K. and overseas.

CURRENT ScS Group Plc non-executive George Adams and former John Lewis director Jill Little to join Euro kitchens group

DEAL to sell Poggenpohl announced last December

TOUGH comps and economic headwinds stunt growth

THIRD quarter revenue declines for UK kitchens chain

INDUSTRY sees rising number of units arrive from Eastern Europe

TRADE kitchens supplier Howden Joinery Group Plc upped capital expenditure in the six months to end June as it invested in its internal supply chain.

NOBIA AB says it wants to scale its luxury kitchens brand Poggenpohl by entering a strategic partnership that could lead to it selling a stake in the business.

FITTED kitchens manufacturer Symphony more than doubled underlying profits last year as it grabbed a bigger share of the private developer market.

Heritage kitchen manufacturer and supplier Burbidge and Son has achieved FIRA Gold Product Certification for its kitchen frontals.

Kitchens, bedrooms and bathroom sales were positive for B&Q in the third quarter after falls earlier in the year.

Trade kitchens supplier Howdens has entered into a long term agreement to occupy a new-build distribution centre near Raunds.

The new value-oriented Simply Magnet collection continued to drive top line improvement at kitchens chain Magnet in the third quarter.

Multi-brand kitchen manufacturing group Omega posted strong profits in the year to end December as group sales climbed 5.6 per cent to £39.9m.

Half year sales jumped for UK kitchens chain Magnet with its owner citing the introduction last year of its lower-priced Simply Magnet collection.

Retail chain Magnet grew strongly in the first quarter buoyed by demand for kitchens at the lower end of its consumer price bracket.

Luxury kitchens chain Harvey Jones launches its first ever television advertising campaign today (1st Apr) with targeted spots aimed at specific consumer demographics.

Kitchens group Howdens says it plans to return surplus cash to shareholders after a bumper 2014 that saw it post record sales.

Rampant housebuilding in the capital helped power growth for one of Britain’s largest privately owned kitchen manufacturers in the year to end September.

National kitchens chain Magnet resumed its store opening programme in the final quarter of 2014 as underlying full year sales inched ahead for the group behind the brand.

Trade kitchens supplier Howdens is planning to build a new 2.2 million sqft national distribution centre as it looks to build on growth that saw sales rocket past £1bn in 2014.

Lower costs and stronger gross margin helped Midlands kitchens manufacturer Mereway return to profit in the year to end March.

Sales momentum at kitchens and bedrooms specialist John Lewis of Hungerford was hit by the loss of key staff in the second quarter.

Premium kitchens retailer Harvey Jones has expanded its board with three appointments and will open its 31st showroom this weekend.