The Home directorate was top of the tree as Christmas gifts and decorations drove sales at John Lewis in the seven days to 22nd November.

Home improvement retailer B&Q said sales of showroom merchandise — its kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms offer — declined in its third quarter.

Cookes Furniture Two-store independent Cookes Furniture said it built sales momentum in 2013–14 and has seen top and bottom line improvement in the first six months of its new financial year.

Yorkshire beds group Harrison Spinks has launched a dedicated Contract division headed up by one of the sector’s most experienced executives.

topps-tiles-fascia-coEarnings grew strongly at wall and floor tile retailer Topps in the year to end September as year-on-year sales climbed almost 10 per cent.

Paris, FRA. — Simmons Bedding Group owner Cauval Industries has hired the former head of IKEA France Jean-Louis Baillot as chief operating officer.

sofas-stuff-edinburghUpmarket retail chain Sofas & Stuff — the brainchild of Sofa Workshop founder Andrew Cussins — is on the march with new smart showrooms opening across Britain.

The owner and managing director of Hick Lane Bedding is one of three men charged with human trafficking related offences in Yorkshire.

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



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