IMPORTS of woven and tufted carpets fell in February on weaker data from all major markets bar Turkey.

ORGANIC growth boosts North West distributor Flair Rugs

BURY based carpet maker strengthens management team

LOWER costs helped residential and contract carpets group Airea Plc to higher profits in the six months to end December.

CARPET maker Cormar has agreed to lease a 120,000sqft. warehouse as it expands its distribution capability in the South.

REVENUE and profits up for Kidderminster carpet maker

MORE than a third of waste carpets last year

IRELAND positive, along with other European markets

carpetShowroomVICTORIA Plc has appointed Philippe Hamers, the general manager of Belgian carpet giant Balta, to the newly created role of chief executive officer.

CARPET imports into Britain softened in October on weak data from Belgium, the UK’s largest trading partner in the category.

CARPET maker and distributor Victoria Plc doubled profits on revenue up 45 percent to £153.4 million in the 26 weeks to 1st October 2016.

THE FALL in sterling has yet to hit carpet shipments with the value of goods brought into the UK rising again in September.

PROFITS up 63 percent for Calverts Carpets

BrockCarpSALES up 26 percent for heritage carpet maker as gallery concept in independent flooring stores pays dividends

carpets4lessThNETWORK sales advance for value floorcoverings retailer Carpets 4 Less

CARPET shipments to the UK rise at fastest rate so far this year in August

RETAILER discontinued low-margin category in favour of large-format tiles

vinylStorageLUXURY vinyl tile leaders outperform the market through 2015

NEAR double-digit growth for Blackburn carpet maker

DANISH brand Junckers sales fall as wood flooring market declines

NEGATIVE June trend reversed as second half starts

STERLING fall can ward off imports, boost exports says Ryalux owner

INDEPENDENT five-depot wholesaler maintains sales momentum

CONSUMER champion Which? has endorsed Carpetright’s floorcoverings fitting service through its Which? Trusted Traders accreditation scheme.

CARPET maker lost £3.5 million before its main supplier took control of the business

CIRCA £80 million heritage producer recapitalises

PROJECT expecting planning approval this year; Owner outlines total cost of DC build

VINYL strongest performing category; Wood flooring down

HIGHEST sales in UK since 2007 for Associated Weavers