The founding CEO of Jonathan Charles says he is "humbled" at Markor's interest in his business, after the Chinese giant acquired a 60 percent stake in the Vietnam based case goods resource.

Staff at the Danish factories of embattled flatpack furniture maker Tvilum will remain off work for a fortnight, according to the court-appointed lawyer trying to broker a rescue deal.

Flatpack furniture kit maker Tvilum faces survival battle
Tvilum, one of the largest ready-to-assemble furniture makers in the world, filed for insolvency over the weekend with court-appointed lawyers now trying to find a buyer or engineer a restructure.

Nobia, the Swedish kitchens conglomerate and owner of UK retail chain Magnet, has named Hans Eckerström as its new chairman.

Kitchens, bedroom and bathroom cabinet maker Kelvin KBB built EBITDA on a seventh straight rise in sales in the year to end December 2016.

Ready-to-assemble furniture maker CS Schmalmöbel has opened insolvency proceedings less than eighteen months after it was bought by venture capitalists.

KITCHEN cabinet maker Ultima Furniture Systems has acquired a 44,000sqft. warehouse and distribution facility at South Elmsall, Yorkshire.

NORTH West fitted furniture vertical Neville Johnson continued to expand in 2016–17 with revenue, including its sister kitchens business, passing £50 million for the first time.

WETHERBY cabinet maker Moores Furniture Group posted lower sales in 2016 as it enacted its plan to exit low-margin business.

DINING furniture maker Skovby has named former Devonshire Pine & Oak sales manager Anthony Lewer as national sales representative.

NATIONAL kitchens maker and retailer Harvey Jones has a new backer after private equity firm YFM agreed to sell its stake in the company.

DESIGN show Decorex will see the relaunch of the upmarket furniture brand Jan Cavelle for the first time under its new owner.

SECOND quarter UK cabinet sales weakened on macro-economic factors according to the parent company of kitchen maker Moores Furniture.

THE GROUP behind bedroom cabinet maker Home Décor trebled underlying profits in 2016 as revenue jumped to nearly £40 million including acquisitions.

PROFITS return as retailer changes ownership

LIVING, dining and bedroom shipments up by a quarter in April.

FIRST quarter wood cabinet imports increased 4.3 percent on the back of a double-digit uplift in Polish-made living, dining and bedroom furniture.

SymphonyKitchKITCHENS maker Symphony capitalised on the growing private developer market as it posted successive record financials in 2016.

cabinetVIETNAMESE cabinet shipments to Britain dropped 12 percent in January. Importers more than made up the shortfall with increases from elsewhere.

cabinetIMPORTS of bedroom cabinet into the U.K. jumped 8.3 percent in 2016, with countries in Eastern Europe enjoying the lion’s share of growth.

MAJOR supplier to UK cabinet makers and industry bellwether

LAUNCH builds on introduction of Kindred brand by £62 million turnover group last autumn

WEST Yorkshire cabinet maker Decorative Panels Holdings posted record sales in 2015–16 with revenue up 5.4 percent to £92.9 million.

PROFITS fall for dining furniture maker

cabinetWarehousingCABINET furniture imports were behind the curve in November with Vietnam picking up the slack left behind by a fall in Chinese made goods.

cabinetOUTPUT increase in Britain offset by currency movements for major supplier to UK furniture makers

cabinetRARE decline for Vietnamese furniture imports into Britain as overall cabinet furniture shipments fall at start of Q4

POLISH cabinet maker expanding production, distribution and headcount

cabinetIMPORTS of cabinet furniture down on lower bedroom sales; China, Vietnam both ahead of year-earlier trade

DANISH ready-to-assemble furniture maker returned to profit in 2015 despite lower sales in Scandinavia and rest of Europe

kingstownHullCABINET maker Kingstown returned to profit in 2015–16 as its Consort Furniture division delivered double-digit sales growth.