10 companies left debts of £1.7 million.

Nine companies placed into liquidation in the seven days to July 1, 2022.

Six years ago, all four of the stores in the Gillies of Broughty Ferry network could be reached within a hour and half's drive up the east coast of Scotland, starting in Perth and finishing in Aberdeen.

Ownership concentration comes at low earnings multiple for Market Rasen furniture wholesaler Classic.

Since 2000, Lancashire carpet maker Cormar has delivered £1.85 billion worth of goods to its retail customers.

Investment group Blue Coast Capital acquired a significant but as-yet-undisclosed stake in furniture retailer Loaf last autumn in a deal that valued the business at over £70 million.

The closure of the 16-store Sofa Workshop retail chain back in the spring had a knock-on effect that saw even further store churn among other U.K. and international upholstery brands.

10 companies left debts of £1 million.

 10 companies filed for insolvency in the past seven days.

Internal renders of the new-look Sterling Home store in Aberdeen, which will open this weekend.

Heal's has been based at its current flagship store on Tottenham Court Road since 1840, three decades after the company was founded by John Harris and Ambrose Heal at Rathbone Place, just a few hundred metres away.

The Government wants to strengthen regulation of interest-free Buy-Now Pay-Later credit agreements and other forms of short-term credit. This won't be welcomed by everyone.

Furniture retail price inflation eased for the second straight month in May. That's good news, but any thoughts that the worst has passed should be kept in check.

Nick Collard is the new CEO of Bensons for Beds after current incumbent Mark Jackson, together with CFO John Sidebotham, decided to leave the retailer.

15 companies left debts of £2.7 million.

 Nine companies filed for insolvency in the seven days to June 17, 2022.

The spring and summer of 2020 will live long in the memory for many reasons. For the furniture industry, locked down and unable to manufacture, deliver or sell face-to-face to customers, it was a period of great uncertainty.

Actona acquired Theca earlier this year and will now add SITS. But the Danish furniture conglomerate's raid of leading sofa companies is not over yet.

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

A huge consignment of mattresses from Romania that looked to be an outlier now appears more likely the start of a more consistent theme.

North West omnichannel retailer Furniture in Fashion made its largest public-record gain in history in 2020/21 as it traded strongly through the pandemic.

A complete list of all of the new U.K. furniture retail companies formed in May 2022.

Failure is rarely terminal in the furniture industry and some brands just refuse to whither away.

Bedworld was one of the standard-bearers for online mattress retailing in the U.K.

Nine companies left debts of £2.5 million. Here's who they owed money to.

Of the 13, four were placed into administration, and the remainder liquidation.

DFS last month said a lack of liquidity in its shares was significantly impacting the progress of its buyback programme. Well, there was no shortage of trades yesterday.

Designer furniture maker B&B Italia has become the latest company in the sector to offer its wares direct to the consumer with the launch of its first ecommerce website.

On Wednesday we revealed that property entrepreneur Michael Bruce—who co-founded the now-listed Purplebricks online estate agency—had acquired the online interior design provider My Bespoke Room (MBR).

New corporate envelope for the entities that will form its U.K. retail activities.

Updated shareholder rosters reflect board changes and more concentrated ownership at leading independent furniture retailers with stores in the Midlands and North West.

Eve Sleep, the mattress and sleep products business, floated on the stock exchange five years ago with an IPO that valued the company at about £140 million.

Eight companies left creditors owed £1.7 million.

14 companies filed for insolvency in the week to June 3, 2022.

Change of ownership at the outset of the pandemic for West Yorkshire ecommerce mattress retailer gave it closer ties to the manufacturing sector.

Back in February 2020, just as the virus was taking hold in Europe, Italian sofa giant Natuzzi made a prediction.

Five companies left creditors owed £19.7 million.

Nine companies filed for insolvency in the week to May 27, 2022.

Stores sales have fallen in each of the past four years for IKEA in the U.K., while online sales have surged. Here are the figures.

Physical retail will take a long time before it's substantial, and yet there's a very substantial sized team working on it today, Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah told analysts earlier this month ahead of a brick-and-mortar expansion for the hitherto ecommerce specialist.