ercolEdwardRomanaHeritage furniture brand Ercol is to make a major investment in machinery at its Buckinghamshire factory as it looks to build on another year of strong growth.

West Yorkshire contract furniture group Thornton EME posted high top and bottom line growth in the year to end December 2014.

Furniture trade association FIRA is to lay on additional EU Timber Regulation training courses, saying many in the trade are still stumped by how it relates directly to them.

Corndell Furniture and Wood Bros — two of Britain’s best known cabinet furniture suppliers — have made senior sales appointments.

Fears that up to 100 workers at Dundee furniture manufacturer JTC may be made redundant have receded after the firm won new business.

Danish childrens’ furniture producer Flexa built on modest growth in 2013 with a stronger uplift last year.

Dundee manufacturer JTC Furniture has written to employees warning it may need to make job cuts after a market-wide downturn in demand.

hulstaShowroomPremium case goods producer Hulsta Furniture says it will continue to follow a path of investing in its own shops and concessions in the UK.

addspaceFurnitureProfits fell at flat-pack furniture maker Addspace in the year to end September despite what it described as an ‘excellent’ increase in sales.

sharpsWardrobeUnderlying profits jumped 30 per cent at national bedroom furniture chain Sharps in 2013–14 as it made the most of new stores and above-the-line promotion.

symphonySymphony group made the most of strong demand in 2014 with a big leap in sales, with profits further boosted by a large gain on property.

Bedroom furniture producer Wiemann will make its Long Point debut with the firm saying its presence is recognition of its increasing UK brand awareness.