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U.K. ranks Number 1 out of over 50 markets.
Danish furniture conglomerate JYSK, which trades across more than 50 countries worldwide, says Britain is its number one market for online sales.

Internet furniture retailer books six-figure profits for second year in a row as it reverses earlier deficits.

The liquidation of a Yorkshire lighting and home accents business operating under a variety of retail brands leaves consumers facing a fight to recover funds.

Findel, the listed home shopping retailer and educational equipment provider, plans to rebrand its corporate name as Studio Retail Group, reflecting the name of its core ecommerce business.

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Home24 trades across mainland Europe as well as operating a furniture ecommerce business in Brazil.
Home24, the Germany based Internet furniture retailer that operates across mainland Europe, pinned a bigger first quarter deficit on investment in property including a major new warehouse and clearance store.

A home furnishings retail and wholesale business that sold goods through online deal websites has been placed into liquidation leaving creditors facing a seven-figure shortfall.

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The U.K. was one of the first two markets for the Made in Design business and has been selling here for more than a decade.
High-end designer furniture etailer Made in Design has been sold to French department store group Printemps, providing an exit for its private equity backer.

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Swoon posted high double-digit sales growth.
Furniture retailer Swoon said it continued to invest in marketing and technology in a year that saw sales climb sharply but the company book a larger deficit.

Online and catalogue retailer Studio looks to have expanded its share of the value furniture and homewares market after issuing a bullish trading statement following the close of its financial year.

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N Brown runs websites including JD Williams, Simply Be, Jacamo and House of Bath.
Home and gift product sales fell in high single-digit percentages for the home shopping group behind the JD Williams brand in the year to March 2 after a sharper decline over the past six months.

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UK sales continue to rise for Wayfair. TV presenter Lorraine Kelly is a brand ambassador here.
Wayfair's top line focus continued in the first three months of 2019 with the company's chief financial officer citing an outsized growth rate in Britain and Germany.

Sports Direct International's bid to buy Manchester home shopping group Findel looks doomed to fail unless the House of Fraser and Sofa.com owner improves the terms of its offer.

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The first UK Way Day is April 10.
Internet retail giant Wayfair will next week slash prices across 250,000 furniture and décor products as it debuts its Way Day promotional event among UK shoppers.

Ecommerce group Buy It Direct has acquired the IP, stock and certain assets of BetterBathrooms, the circa £60 million turnover retailer that entered administration earlier this month.

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AHF has a new head of ecommerce.
AHF, the furniture retail chain that was last year bought by Airsprung owner Andrew Perloff, has appointed experienced online retail executive Alex Broughton as its new head of ecommerce.

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Lorraine Kelly stars in new adverts with her border terrier, Angus.
Ecommerce home furnishings retailer Wayfair has launched its new UK television advertising campaign featuring ITV host and brand ambassador Lorraine Kelly.

Wayfair customers in parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland will no longer have to pay to have furniture delivered after the fast-expanding ecommerce retailer extended its free delivery service to all parts of the UK.

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Monoqi.co.uk is the retailer's dedicated UK ecommerce asset.
Investors have snapped up the assets of Monoqi, the European furniture etailer that operates a dedicated UK sales channel and which bought selected parts of MyDeco four years ago.

Findel, the circa £500 million turnover home shopping business, could become the latest addition to Mike Ashley's retail empire after Sports Direct International said it was bidding for the Manchester based company.

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UK sales believed to be in the hundreds of millions of pounds for Wayfair.
UK sales for home furnishings retailer Wayfair are estimated to have shot past £200 million in 2018 as the ecommerce conglomerate's heavy marketing investment delivered top-line payback.

Pan-European ecommerce furniture retailer Home24 said revenue gains outstripped the markets in which it operates in 2018 with it continuing to move closer to profit.

Scottish based business posts seven-figure deficit in latest accounts.

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Amazon has launched two new home brands pitched at aspirational UK consumers
Amazon, the global retail giant, has taken two big steps into the UK furniture mid-market with the launch of dedicated brands selling a co-ordinated programme of upholstery and cabinet furniture.

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The changes affect employees at Shop Direct's Speke headquarters
The home shopping group behind the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods brands is realigning its retail team with proposals that will affect the makeup of its furniture buying and merchandising functions.

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Household goods sales topped £110m last year
Ecommerce and mail-order retailer Studio posted double-digit sales growth in the final three months of 2018 while home goods have gained traction in the early weeks of this year.

European furniture etailer Home24 said a record Black Friday event meant it hit full year order targets in 2018 but revenue will be lower than forecast after some deliveries were delayed until January.

Third quarter product sales fell for the company behind the home shopping retailers JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo, but the overall revenue fall was lower because of extra income from financial services.

Ecommerce home furnishings giant Wayfair will add around 200 new jobs in Lutterworth with its move to a larger distribution centre on the edge of the Leicestershire town.

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Shop Direct's corporate HQ in Liverpool
Shop Direct, the ecommerce giant behind the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com brands, said its furniture and homeware category returned to growth over the festive season.

Ecommerce giant Wayfair is planning to build a larger UK distribution centre in the East Midlands as it looks to keep pace with the rapid growth of its British operation.

Wayfair, the American ecommerce giant fast becoming one of the UK's largest furniture retailers, has raised $500 million (£391m) from bond investors through the issue of convertible notes.

European home and living ecommerce retailer Westwing says it is now profitable as it balances revenue growth with cost control.

Losses widened for Internet home furnishings retailer Wayfair in the third quarter despite another big increase in sales, both in Europe and North America.

Wayfair, the expanding ecommerce home furnishings giant, has launched a customer membership programme it hopes will encourage consumers to shop with it more often.

Second quarter update from Studio parent Findel, whose websites generate more than £100 million a year in home goods sales.

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Bargain Crazy is part of the standalone Littlewoods Clearance business
Shop Direct says it plans to close its standalone Littlewoods Clearance business unit after concluding bulk disposal represents a better alternative for clearance stock.

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The design concept for Wayfair's holiday pop-up shops. Photograph: Business Wire
Ecommerce furniture and furnishings retailer Wayfair will this autumn experiment with pop-up stores in its domestic U.S market as it explores new ways to interact offline with customers.

Home sales—ahead at the end of the first quarter—were down mid single-digits for N Brown Group by the half-year stage as market headwinds checked demand.

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Profits jumped by nearly a third for Atlantic
Online furniture retailer Atlantic Shopping, which majors in dining furniture including bar stools, chairs and tables, made nearly 20 percent net as sales advanced double-digit last year.

Ecommerce retailer Oak Furniture Direct has opened a first physical showroom, taking a unit on a busy Lincolnshire arterial road.



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