Colefax Group, the diversified fabrics and upholstery supplier, will tell shareholders today that sales are tracking forecasts thanks to growth in the United States, its largest market.

Heritage fabrics and wallpaper business GP&J Baker posted lower profits in 2016 as a two-year run of rising sales came to an end.

SIX-FIGURE judgments made against multi-depot upholstery fabrics and furniture components supplier

lightGenTHE NATIONAL Lighting Company has been fined £2.7 million for resale price maintenance by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

LIGHTING company has trebled sales in five years.

CLARKE & Clarke buy, plus dollar conversion boost fabrics and furnishings group

BEDDING supplier builds on 2015–16 growth

clelandMcIverCushSales reached £41.2m at Cleland McIver in 2014–15 as the soft furnishings supplier expanded its workforce and made the most of efficiencies.

colefaxColefax Group PLC says the introduction of a 12 per cent stamp duty rate on high value homes is affecting demand for luxury furnishings.

fryettsEarnings doubled at the group behind North West furnishing fabrics supplier Fryett’s in 2014–15, boosted by rising sales and higher margins.

harry corry co fasciaBedding and soft furnishings chain Harry Corry says its realigned cost base after agreeing its CVA earlier this year has put it on track to return to profit in 2015–16.

Diversified furnishings group Ena Shaw is forecasting growth of almost a fifth this year driven by market tailwinds and the full year contribution of its Montgomery brand.

Dunelm posted rising sales and profits in 2014–15 as it made the most of its existing and new stores and its burgeoning online business.

Colefax Group profits passed £5m as its fabrics and premium sofas businesses performed strongly in the year to end April.

The UK home furnishings retail arm of fashion giant Zara posted strong growth in 2014–15.

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