Businesses incorporated during September 2022. Full list across all furnishings sectors/disciplines (eg retail/wholesale/manufacturing).

92 companies were either closed or filed for insolvency in the past seven days.

Seven companies left creditors facing £1.4 million shortfall.

Furniture retailer Made.com (Made) released interim results on Thursday meaning we have a better idea how much cash remains in the business and how long it can carry on before it requires further funding.

Last year was the strongest yet for The Branded Furniture Company (TBFC), the joint venture between sofa maker Whitemeadow and a Leicestershire based furniture design studio.

Furniture retailer Made.com Group (Made) withdrew its full year guidance last week as it formally announced a process that could lead to a sale of the company or its assets.

When companies issue new shares we can usually ascribe a valuation for the company. Not so with The Conran Shop.

76 companies were either closed or filed for insolvency in the past seven days.

10 companies left creditors facing £1.25 million.

We are all doomed would be a reasonable conclusion to draw after reading the Friday morning rationale behind the launch of a strategic review by Made.com Group (Made). Of course, this is far from the reality.

The value of shares in Eve Sleep, already heavily diminished, sunk a further 41 percent on Monday after the retail and wholesale company admitted it will run out of cash some time next month unless further funding arrives.

126 companies included in this week's list.

Eight companies left creditors facing £2.1 million shortfall.

One of the side effects of growing sales into the billions of pounds is that large deals that would otherwise draw widespread attention now fall under disclosure thresholds.

Polish sofa maker Adriana has acquired a significant stake in U.K. upholstery market leader DFS prompting many in the trade to ponder why.

Furniture and floorcoverings retailers are under no obligation to close their doors when the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II takes place next Monday, but there are compelling reasons to do so.

88 companies included in this week's list.

Six companies left creditors facing £1m shortfall.

It was a bumper year for BoConcept through 2021/22 which enabled the modern furniture retail franchisor to drastically cut shareholder debt. With the help of new bank borrowing.

2021 was a pivotal year for ScS and 2022 promises to be just as significant.

The changes at Sofa Brands International have effectively removed a senior management layer from its structure.

126 companies included in this week's list.

Ten companies left creditors facing £4m shortfall.

Businesses incorporated during August 2022. Full list across all furnishings sectors/disciplines (eg retail/wholesale/manufacturing).

Shares in furniture retailer Made.com (Made) rallied earlier this week after positive noises from the financial services sector.

The deals column lists the latest takeovers and shareholder changes across the furniture, furnishings and floorcoverings trade. Two mattress manufacturers feature along with a furniture wholesaler, cabinet maker, interior design company and ecommerce retailer.

76 companies included in this week's list.

Seven companies left creditors facing £2 million shortfall.

Britain's upholstered furniture market has never been worth more than it was last year. But from a volume perspective, the story is very different indeed.

Nearly one fifth of all companies incorporated since the first lockdown in spring 2020 have already closed or filed for insolvency.

The value of U.K. manufactured mattresses and divans in 2020 and 2021 coupled with imports across the same categories, less exports.

The value of U.K. manufactured sofas and sofabeds in 2020 and 2021 coupled with imports across the same categories, less exports.

The value of U.K. manufactured tufted, woven, knotted and needlefelt carpets and rugs in 2020 and 2021 coupled with imports across the same categories, less exports.

The value of U.K. made living, dining and bedroom cabinet in 2020 and 2021 coupled with imports across the same categories, less exports.

Updates on 13 furniture, flooring industry officials.

A complete list of all of the new U.K. floorcoverings retail companies formed between July 1–31, 2022.

A complete list of all of the new U.K. furniture retail companies formed between July 1–31, 2022.

Eight companies left creditors facing a £2.5 million shortfall.

Eight companies were placed into liquidation from the furnishings sector in the past seven days.

The return of Germany's important IMM Cologne furniture trade fair will be in June next year rather than January, its traditional historic dateline.