Equip4Work operates the OfficeFurnitureOnline.co.uk website
German office furniture group Takkt has agreed to buy privately-owned British online furniture retailer Equip4Work for £35 million.

Ocee International, owner of furniture brands Ocee Design and Four Design, has acquired Gloucestershire seating manufacturer Race Furniture.

The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the takeover of window dressings and carpet company Hillarys by global furnishings conglomerate Hunter Douglas.

DANISH furniture maker Carl Hansen & Son has acquired the business and intellectual property of compatriot manufacturer Søborg Møbler.

FRENCH furniture retail and wholesale group Cafom has acquired compatriot home furnishings brand SIA Home Fashion and has plans to closely integrate it with its Habitat retail chain.

THE COMPETITION and Markets Authority (CMA) is to scrutinise the takeover of window dressings and floorcoverings company Hillarys, delaying integration with its new owner.

FURNISHINGS group Belfield has acquired upmarket sofa maker Tetrad in a deal that expands its reach into the high-end upholstery market.

AMERICAN investment house enters running.

STEINHOFF International Holdings NV has acquired an unspecified majority stake in Sherwood Bedding, one of the largest mattress makers in the U.S.

INVESTMENT firm Sun European Partners is said to be exploring a sale of bedroom retailer Sharps.

LEEDS based Posh Flooring has merged with Chinese producer Anbo International, creating a £53 million turnover floorcoverings supply and retail operation.

EUROPEAN carpet giant Balta has announced the acquisition of U.S. flooring company Bentley Mills Inc, a high-end commercial carpet tile maker.

welcome furnitureWELSH cabinet furniture maker Welcome has completed a partial management buyout, with co-founder Russell Matthews selling his stake in the company.

FurnStocksThFURNITURE stocks are climbing again after a double-dip in 2016, the first of which came straight off the back of the June 23rd EU Referendum result.

DEAL to sell loss-making luxury kitchens business is “below our expectations,” CEO of Nobia AB says

ogilviesHERITAGE retailer Gillies has acquired the co-owned Ogilvies of Inverness and Westend Furniture of Dingwall business in a move that expands its reach into the north of Scotland.

dunelmStoreHOME furnishings retailer Dunelm is to acquire the assets of online furniture and home retailer Worldstores group, accelerating its expansion into the big-ticket ecommerce space.

manchesterFurnitureShowFURNITURE Fairs founders Laraine Janes and Theresa Raymond to remain until at least 2019 events

lazboyThINSTALLS former Calligaris UK boss to run new British subsidiary in deal effective 1st January 2017

INDEPENDENT home and contract furnishings group Dickinsons has acquired Gosforth interior design company New England Interiors.

HALVES its stake in the UK's largest sofa retailer

ultraProductionSOFA maker to focus on growth of key accounts and will specifically seek to increase its presence in the home shopping and online markets.

walkerGreenbankDEAL worth £25 million cash upfront, plus further performance-related earn-out consideration

APPOINTS new md for retail finance arm

INVESTMENT firm has ex-Argos boss and former IKEA CFO among its advisers and was an early-stage backer of interior design online retailer Houseology

DEAL for Yorkshire underlay maker adds to those already completed for Interfloor, Whitestone Weavers, Abingdon, Westex and Quest Carpets

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