Pan-European ecommerce furniture retailer Home24 said revenue gains outstripped the markets in which it operates in 2018 with it continuing to move closer to profit.

Scottish based business posts seven-figure deficit in latest accounts.

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Amazon has launched two new home brands pitched at aspirational UK consumers
Amazon, the global retail giant, has taken two big steps into the UK furniture mid-market with the launch of dedicated brands selling a co-ordinated programme of upholstery and cabinet furniture.

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The changes affect employees at Shop Direct's Speke headquarters
The home shopping group behind the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods brands is realigning its retail team with proposals that will affect the makeup of its furniture buying and merchandising functions.

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Household goods sales topped £110m last year
Ecommerce and mail-order retailer Studio posted double-digit sales growth in the final three months of 2018 while home goods have gained traction in the early weeks of this year.

European furniture etailer Home24 said a record Black Friday event meant it hit full year order targets in 2018 but revenue will be lower than forecast after some deliveries were delayed until January.

Third quarter product sales fell for the company behind the home shopping retailers JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo, but the overall revenue fall was lower because of extra income from financial services.

Ecommerce home furnishings giant Wayfair will add around 200 new jobs in Lutterworth with its move to a larger distribution centre on the edge of the Leicestershire town.

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Shop Direct's corporate HQ in Liverpool
Shop Direct, the ecommerce giant behind the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com brands, said its furniture and homeware category returned to growth over the festive season.

Ecommerce giant Wayfair is planning to build a larger UK distribution centre in the East Midlands as it looks to keep pace with the rapid growth of its British operation.

Wayfair, the American ecommerce giant fast becoming one of the UK's largest furniture retailers, has raised $500 million (£391m) from bond investors through the issue of convertible notes.

European home and living ecommerce retailer Westwing says it is now profitable as it balances revenue growth with cost control.

Losses widened for Internet home furnishings retailer Wayfair in the third quarter despite another big increase in sales, both in Europe and North America.

Wayfair, the expanding ecommerce home furnishings giant, has launched a customer membership programme it hopes will encourage consumers to shop with it more often.

Second quarter update from Studio parent Findel, whose websites generate more than £100 million a year in home goods sales.

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Bargain Crazy is part of the standalone Littlewoods Clearance business
Shop Direct says it plans to close its standalone Littlewoods Clearance business unit after concluding bulk disposal represents a better alternative for clearance stock.

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The design concept for Wayfair's holiday pop-up shops. Photograph: Business Wire
Ecommerce furniture and furnishings retailer Wayfair will this autumn experiment with pop-up stores in its domestic U.S market as it explores new ways to interact offline with customers.

Home sales—ahead at the end of the first quarter—were down mid single-digits for N Brown Group by the half-year stage as market headwinds checked demand.

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Profits jumped by nearly a third for Atlantic
Online furniture retailer Atlantic Shopping, which majors in dining furniture including bar stools, chairs and tables, made nearly 20 percent net as sales advanced double-digit last year.

Ecommerce retailer Oak Furniture Direct has opened a first physical showroom, taking a unit on a busy Lincolnshire arterial road.

Ecommerce retailer NotOnTheHighStreet Enterprises (Noths) narrowed losses as it made the decision to reallocate marketing spend and focus on existing customers.

Online, mail-order group follows full-year 17 percent household goods sales growth with another sales spike.

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Amara operates websites for all the markets it operates including the UK where its offer also comprises furniture
Premium lifestyle, furniture and home accents etailer Amara Living expanded here and abroad in 2017 in a year that saw it attract new equity funding and agree bigger debt facilities.

Matalan Direct was closed last summer, with home goods now sold via the retailer's core business.

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Home24 trades in eight countries and owns UK web properties
Home24, the pan-European furniture retailer that listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange earlier this month, is not yet present in Britain's effervescent ecommerce market.

Furniture sales go well but N Brown considers jettisoning its 20 physical stores.

Studio, the flagship retail brand of online and mail-order group Findel, says home merchandise was its fastest growing category in the year to end March.

Electricals retailer hit the buffers in February.

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Last orders will be taken June 27, 2018
The Qatari owner of BHS.com, the ecommerce business that emerged from the embers of the one-time high street giant, has announced its impending closure.

Home24, the pan-European furniture etailer, says it will raise €150 million from its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO).

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Very.co.uk will introduce IFC to boost furniture sales
Very owner Shop Direct says it will introduce interest free credit as a way to bridge the gap to rivals after seeing furniture sales fall sharply in the nine months to end March.

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Tesco Direct carries a significant furniture offer
Tesco is to close its non-food website Tesco Direct this summer as part of a rethink of the way it approaches the sale of general merchandise such as furniture.

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Selency.co.uk has launched in the UK
Selency, a Paris based interior design marketplace business specialised in vintage furniture and home décor, has launched into the UK market for the first time.

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"We're very pleased with the response we're seeing from customers in the UK," said CEO Niraj Shah
Ecommerce giant Wayfair says it is ideally positioned to "scale at pace" in the UK as it posted another quarter characterised by high growth and widening losses.

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Swoon Editions is investing in top line growth
Furniture retailer Swoon Editions spent heavily as it near doubled sales last year, the first time the company has publicly disclosed P&L. It recorded a bigger loss as a result of its investment.

Reproduction furniture etailer enters liquidation.

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Wayfair's EU business comprises its Wayfair.co.uk and Wayfair.de website operations
Wayfair has appointed a former McKinsey partner to the newly-created role of chief operating officer for Europe, making him one of the most senior figures responsible for its UK business.

Studio, Ace brand owner pulled in more customers over festive season.

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Westwing trades online in 14 countries
European home and lifestyle retailer Westwing transitioned towards profit in 2017 with the company earnings-positive in the fourth quarter.

Shop Direct, the retail titan behind the Littlewoods and Very brands, is planning a large fulfilment centre in the Midlands that will, in 2020, result in the closure of three existing warehouses.

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