cabinetFREIGHT rates pushed higher, but are already at historic lows, say Far East furniture stakeholders, who are more concerned about sterling devaluation

SUCCESSFULLY completed London to Bordeaux ride

robertMaskCardiffINFLUENTIAL furniture retailer and philanthropist Robert Maskrey OBE has died following a short illness. He was 76 years old.

INDUSTRY charity The Furniture Makers’ Company is to host a Christmas Ball fundraiser.

HOME and gift trade show Autumn Fair opened its doors for its 2016 edition at the NEC, Birmingham yesterday.

EVENT already 90 percent full, say organisers

MORE than half of all consumer furniture disputes with retailers relate to upholstery, according to figures compiled by The Furniture Ombudsman.

DFS founder takes over from Tony Attard OBE

cabinetWarehousingTHE VALUE of bedroom cabinet imports into Britain climbed at its fastest rate so far this year in June as overall case goods shipments advanced.

manchesterFurnitureShowORGANISERS say over half of the exhibition space for the 2017 edition of the Manchester Furniture Show has already been secured.

manchesterFurnitureShowTHE Manchester Furniture Show opens its doors later this morning (Sunday) for its 2016 edition with approaching 150 exhibitors spanning international and UK suppliers.

STERLING’S fall against the dollar and euro could see furniture prices rise by as much as 12 percent, the UK’s lead trade association for furniture manufacturers has warned.

CASE goods imports climbed in May on the back of higher shipments in the bedroom cabinet and kitchen furniture categories.

italianSofaSOFA shipments are up over 10 percent in the year to date after another double-digit uplift in May, according to new Government data.

ukFurnitureManufacturingFURNITURE manufacturers are already feeling price pressures after sterling fell sharply following the decision to exit the European Union, according to the BFM.

INDUSTRY charity The Furniture Makers’ Company yesterday launched The Export Award as it looks to support UK producers balance the £3.3 billion furniture trade deficit.

CASE goods distributor Willis & Gambier is among the final four companies to take exhibition space at next month’s Manchester Furniture Show, which is now fully booked.