An already-closed Edinburgh mattress retail company has been temporarily prevented from being struck off from the company register following an objection.

Yorkshire mattress springs and bed components manufacturer Spinks has secured an internationally-renowned accreditation for its pocket spring products.

HSL has appointed Venessa Hodgson as managing director designate following the departure of CEO Guy Critchlow, who has left after over six years with the furniture vertical.

The Very Group has launched hundreds of new home SKUs at entry-level prices as part of a wider expansion of its Everyday own brand collection originally introduced in the summer of last year.

National beds and mattress retailer Bensons for Beds said it achieved high single-digit underlying sales growth in the final quarter of last year with post Boxing Day sales maintaining pre-Christmas momentum.

A South Wales based direct-to-consumer brand selling riser recline chairs, adjustable beds and other mobility aids online and from a regional store network has called in restructuring advisors and ceased trading.

Most bed makers who responded to the National Bed Federation's (NBF) latest State of Trade poll said a lack of orders is the biggest factor likely to limit output in the first half of 2023 with many supply chain challenges having now abated.

Dreams has appointed former DFS executive Emma Long as chief customer officer with the beds market leader also hiring its first ever head of people.

Martin Gill, the new managing director of Vispring, will continue to run the high-end bed maker's co-owned sister retail business, whose sales director is to have elevated responsibilities to provide support.

Jim Gerety is to retire as managing director at Vispring, the Devon bed manufacturer has announced. Operations director Chris Harrison is also retiring.

Studio Moderna Brands International, a U.K. company controlled by the mainland European group that also owns mattress and bedding brands such as Dormeo and Octaspring, has been placed into administration.

The value of mattress imports jumped by nearly a third in November as volume growth also returned for the first time since the summer of last year.

U.K. furniture manufacturing turnover rose at below-inflation levels for a third straight month in November according to data out Friday morning.

Most furniture makers plan to make pay awards to staff this year according to the annual wages survey carried out by British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM), the trade association.

The National Bed Federation (NBF) has launched this year's free multi-media marketing toolkit for bed retailers to download ahead of National Bed Month in March.

Airsprung says it is in the process of financially leveraging surplus land and buildings owned by the diversified beds and upholstery group at its Wiltshire headquarters.

Ecommerce-led beds retailer MattressNextDay recorded seven-figure profits for the second straight year in the lead up to a major investment in distribution and fulfilment, new figures reveal.

The principal U.K. subsidiary of global mattress innerspring maker Leggett & Platt (L&P) benefitted from higher sales and lower costs as it landed bumper profits, new accounts show.

The disposal and closure of one of its Kent stores helped bed retail chain Hamseys Sleep Centres cut bank borrowing and boost working capital last year.

Living, dining and bedroom wholesaler Balmoral Furniture booked higher profits last year as revenue increased and margin widened as a result of fewer restrictions.

Adjusted profits inched forward at West Yorkshire mattress manufacturer Highgrove Beds last year as single-digit sales growth and wider gross margin countered rising overheads.

The group behind regional beds retail chain Mattressman continued to build its financial position through 2021/22 as it closed in on the final year of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) agreed with creditors nearly five years ago.

The outlook for foam availability and pricing will be pegged to three main pillars through 2023, according to the trade association representing suppliers of polyurethane slabstocks used by the mattress and upholstery industry.

The rescue of Crazy Price Beds last month secures the future of all sites and jobs at the Staffordshire company, restructuring advisors have now confirmed.

A serial buyer of fashion and furniture retail companies has been confirmed as the new owner of ecommerce mattress and bed base retailer Crazy Price Beds in a deal brokered by restructuring advisors.

A third generation of family members has joined Ramsey Timber Group, the West Yorkshire timber component supplier to the U.K. bed industry, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Profits declined for CareCo, the expanding retailer of mobility products including riser recliners and adjustable beds, in a period in which it invested heavily in new store and distribution assets.

The value of foam and sprung mattress imports into the U.K. declined at the start of the fourth quarter as the effects of price changes began to drop away.

Britain's advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint regarding savings claims made in advertising by Happy Beds, the online bed retailer based in West Yorkshire.

Bed maker Sleepeezee says it has made further top line gains in 2022 so far while it has also agreed new finance facilities that give it an increased liquidity buffer.

British furniture makers' turnover growth accelerated at the start of the fourth quarter despite the uplift in exports being the weakest since February 2021.

A West Yorkshire mattress company has been compelled to change its corporate name following a legal challenge by one of the U.K.'s largest bed makers.

The large U.K. affiliate of a South Asian distributor of bedding, quilts and other household textiles has been placed into administration after it succumbed to cashflow problems amid creditor pressure.

The family owners of Latexco, the Belgium based maker of finished and semi-finished bedding products and components, have agreed to sell the business to a compatriot industrialist.

The California company behind the Nectar mattress brand funded further U.K. growth last year ahead of a buildout of its direct-to-consumer business model into wholesale.

There has been management and shareholder change at a North West England ecommerce mattress business widely hailed for its SEO credentials.

Bensons for Beds is remodelling one and opening a further two new stores before Christmas including a unit on the mezzanine floor at one of Natuzzi Editions' southeast showrooms.

The manufacturing and import company behind the Bedmaster brand booked lower profits last year despite a rise in sales.

Direct-to-consumer and wholesale mattress company Emma Sleep is being investigated by the U.K.'s antitrust regulator over concerns some of its online sales practices may have breached consumer law.

Spring maker Wolf Components will assemble its pocket units utilising polymer-based glue from the start of 2023 in a move it says will deliver significant recyclability improvements.



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