bhsSir Philip Green’s Arcadia group has sold the fashion-to-furniture retail chain BHS to Retail Acquisitions for a nominal sum.

The future of furniture-to-fashion retail chain BHS will be resolved sooner rather than later with owner Sir Philip Green close to finalising a deal.

rocketInternetHQOne of the investors fuelling the rapid growth of furniture ecommerce firms Westwing and Home24 is targeting a €590m (£440m) fund raise through a rights issue.

sofaComPrivate equity company CBPE has acquired a majority stake in the multichannel upholstery retailer Sofa.com.

carpetsWholesaleWholesale giant Headlam has added one the country’s largest remaining independent carpet distributors to its growing roster of businesses in a deal worth £2m.

The co-founders of Dutch furniture and lighting firm Moooi have regained total control of the company after acquiring the stake held by Italian design brand B&B Italia.

monoqiHome furnishings, design and lifestyle retailer Monoqi has acquired assets belonging to MyDeco, the heavily backed UK based Internet venture.

philGreenBHSTakeover interest in furniture-to-fashion business BHS has prompted its owner Sir Philip Green to consider selling the retail chain, according to press reports.

scsOldSofa and carpets chain ScS has confirmed its return to the stock market in a move that values the retailer at around £70m.

Sofa retailer DFS is close to a return to the stock market with its private equity owner Advent International hoping to achieve a valuation approaching £1bn.

Mohawk, the US headquartered flooring conglomerate, has added Belgium based IVC Group to its portfolio in a deal worth $1.2bn, around £790m.

VictoriaWhitestoneCarpets and flooring manufacturer and distributor Victoria has agreed to buy the Whitestone Weavers group from its private shareholders in a deal worth up to £14m.

Investors have pumped another €25m into fast growing ecommerce retailer Westwing, the Germany based home and living website.

Home improvement giant Kingfisher has sold a controlling stake in its B&Q China operation to one of Asia’s largest chain store retailers.

Harveys and Bensons for Beds owner Steinhoff is to enter the fashion market after agreeing to acquire one of the largest non-food retailers in the Southern Hemisphere.

Belgian carpet producer Lano has agreed to buy the broadloom carpet business of compatriot and rival manufacturer Bajong.

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