The West Yorkshire company behind the kids furniture brand Stompa in the U.K. market recorded high six-figure cash and profit yields in 2018–19.

Joseph Joseph Group, the parent company to one of Britain's most successful housewares brands, posted profits up more than a third last year as revenue growth accelerated.

South East homewares distributor Sabichi enjoyed bumper sales growth last year as investment in new product paid dividends.

Ena Shaw, the Potter-family owned soft furnishings supplier and home retailer, has ceased trading and been placed into administration.

High-end interior furnishings group Walker Greenbank cited weakness in its two largest markets for a decline in sales in the year to January 31, 2020.

Financial terms regarding the takeover of the company behind Manchester based soft furnishings brands Curtina, Dreams & Drapes and Appletree have been disclosed for the first time.

Curated design show 100% Design has been rebranded and relocated for 2020. Now called Design London, it will take place across the city at North Greenwich.

Profits would have been higher still but for a change in the regulatory environment in Germany.

Furniture wholesaler Content by Terence Conran has written to creditors proposing a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) according to The Sunday Times.

A decline in sales across the U.K. and mainland Europe hit profits at luxury furnishings group Designers Guild in 2018–19.

Designer furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen has opened its first U.K. standalone showroom with a two-floor space in London's trendy Clerkenwell district.

British furniture manufacturer Ercol, which is celebrating its centenary year in 2020, has recruited Roset (UK) director Arno Koch as its new sales director.

LifestyleGarden, a division of ScanCom International, will this spring launch what it has described as "the first mass market piece of furniture crafted from recycled plastic waste."

Unsecured creditors of West Midlands furniture wholesaler Serene Furnishings will likely get less than three pence in the pound back following the prepack deal that rescued the business last month.

Wood bedroom, living and dining cabinet furniture imports climbed ahead of the year-to-date trend in November on strengthening trade with two of the three biggest Far East markets.

West Midlands case goods wholesaler Heartlands Furniture has been fined after pleading guilty to breaches of the E.U. Timber Regulation (EUTR).

Pier 1 Imports, the North American furniture and home furnishings retailer and among the world's largest in the category, plans to close 450 shops in a huge downsizing of its store network that could reverberate in other markets.

The future of West Midlands furniture wholesaler Serene Furnishings has been secured after the company's business and assets were sold in a prepack administration deal.

Cabinet furniture maker Welcome, one of the largest remaining companies of its type in the U.K., posted bumper sales growth in 2018-19, but cautioned that there is no room for complacency.

Revenue dropped by £4.65 million in the year to end March for Cascade, one of the U.K.'s largest suppliers of domestic lighting sold through department stores, supermarkets and home goods retailers. Profits still inched ahead.

Mike Gant has resigned as chief financial officer at luxury interior furnishings group Walker Greenbank, the company has announced.

Living, dining and bedroom cabinet imports into the U.K. have returned to growth in 2019 and a large part of that is down to the rise in the value of goods shipped from Malaysia.

A third consecutive year of double-digit sales growth helped North East cabinet wholesaler Baker Furniture book higher profits in 2018–19 in spite of rising overheads.

Flokk, the €300 million turnover Scandinavian furniture manufacturing group, has added U.S. supplier 9to5 Seating to its growing roster of office chair companies.

Walker Greenbank, the luxury interior furnishings group, is expanding its distribution arrangements with Kravet, owner of British fabrics and wallpaper brand GP & J Baker.

A South Coast company that owns a potentially lucrative website domain and ran temporary shops selling outdoor rattan furniture has filed for insolvency, leaving creditors facing a seven-figure shortfall.

Profits for the U.K. arm of diversified foam supplier Recticel bounced back last year as it annualised against supply issues related to an out-of-spec chemical component that presented production challenges.

Sales and profits climbed for the two separate Chinese conglomerates behind the Mlily and Kuka brands in the third quarter of 2019.

Clipper, the specialist in retail and high-value logistics which lists John Lewis among its customers, says it has received a preliminary takeover approach from private equity group Sun European Partners.

Difficult market conditions in the interior design sector made life tougher for furniture, lighting and home accents company Porta Romana in 2018–19, but cash climbed and EBITDA remained north of £2.3 million.

Margins widened at soft furnishings company Gordon John Textiles in the year to March 31, 2019 after it made the decision to reduce low margin turnover and seek more profitable customers.

Walker Greenbank announces four senior appointments including former Amtico, Tesco, LVMH and Roberto Cavalli executives.

There is no shortage of consumers or retailers wanting to buy furniture designed, made and sold by Ercol, the Buckinghamshire company that will celebrate its 100th year in 2020.

Litmus Furniture has been appointed principal agent for England, Wales and Ireland by Recor, the Belgian furniture maker that once listed the U.K. among its biggest markets.

A dozen new workers have joined Blackburn cabinet maker Fuse Furniture after the company received funding and business support from Boost, Lancashire's Business Growth Hub.

Interim earnings fell 15 percent at soft furnishings company Walker Greenbank after it incurred restructuring costs following a site closure.

Furniture conglomerate Herman Miller has more than doubled its shareholding in Hay, the Danish contemporary furniture company, in a deal worth the equivalent of £54 million.

John Lewis of Hungerford, the premium cabinet furniture vertical, says current customer behaviour suggests clarity over the current political environment will unlock pent up demand.

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Gallery's Sittingbourne headquarters.
Furniture, beds and home accents distributor Gallery Direct recorded bigger profits in 2018, shrugging off the impact of a dip in group-wide U.K. sales.

Office seating, desking and storage manufacturer Triumph Furniture has collapsed with the loss of about 250 jobs.



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