Mattress company Eve Sleep will take a bigger step into the ancillary sleep products market after striking a partnership with Boots, the national health and beauty retailer.

Worldwide sales climbed for international furniture retailer JYSK in 2019–20 despite the impact of retail closures around the globe resulting from local lockdowns.

The CEO of RH, the luxury furniture and home goods retailer that has in the past described the U.K. as a billion dollar revenue opportunity, has outlined the planned opening timeline for its first British gallery.

Company behind posh London department store concession leaves £1m debt, most of which was owed to the Italian mother brand.

Sir Terence Conran, the founder of Habitat and Britain's highest-profile furniture designer, has died at home in Berkshire. He was 88 years old.

National beds retailer Bensons for Beds has strengthened its board with the appointment of Ian Shepherd as a non-executive director.

Furniture retailers with a few spare pennies to invest have been watching ScS and DFS closely since lockdown.

Homewares powerhouse Dunelm Group has made big strides into the furniture category in the past year despite the onset of Covid-19, the retailer said in releasing full year results today.

Longtime Bensons for Beds executive Mark Cort has been appointed managing director at Jay-Be, the West Yorkshire folding bed, mattress and sofabed manufacturer.

The group that owns beds and furniture businesses Airsprung and AHF agreed a seven-figure property deal for the retail unit that would later go on to house the renascent Beales department store business this summer.

A Bristol based upholstery and soft furnishings specialist opened its new-look showroom on Tuesday this week after it took advantage of lockdown to complete refurbishment works.

Leader brings seven years in charge to an end to take role at construction company.

A trading update from Britain's largest third-party logistics company supports the prevailing view that furniture and flooring trade has been strong industry-wide post-lockdown.

The Harveys furniture store chain is yet to completely disappear with the administrator handling its insolvency saying they are continuing to trade the business.

Investment group Meditor Holdings has followed its takeover of Carpetright earlier this year with a second flooring deal, buying a predominantly online hard flooring specialist.

Hatfields of Colchester, the major southeast England independent furniture retailer, agreed access to new term and revolving debt as it protected its business from the impact of lockdown.

National retailer Bensons for Beds has stepped up recruitment at its Lancashire logistics and distribution centre as it executes its transformation programme following its late June restructure.

ScS, Britain's number two upholstery retailer, says its new financial year has started where the old one left off with orders up by more than half since the end of July.

Sales and profits have climbed sharply for Harvey Norman as the furniture and electricals made itself "the first port of call for Irish consumers wanting to set up a home office or reinvigorate their homes."

London based mattress-in-a-box brand now launched after August 2019 incorporation.

Home-based categories continued to be the standouts across British retail in August, according to a closely-followed survey.

New consumer touch point for expanding upholstery retailer.

Danish furniture conglomerate JYSK says every new product it launches from January 1 2022 will be constructed from sustainable timber and it has an even bolder goal further down the line.

Enterprises from across the U.K. and international bedding industry have agreed to become the first-ever individual award category sponsors of the National Bed Federation (NBF) awards, whose 2020 winners will be announced this autumn.

Expanding furniture retailer Loaf has introduced its first-ever television advertising campaign, fulfilling a long-held aim for the privately-owned clicks-to-bricks company.

Premium furniture, home and lifestyle retailer's assets were sold on a break-up basis to U.K. ecommerce rival.

Costco, the members-only wholesaler, pumped more cash into its U.K. Internet business after another bumper year of growth, part-driven by the furniture category.

Home improvement retail giant B&Q has pledged £100,000 of expiring Apprenticeship Levy funding to Transfer to Transform, a scheme that helps local businesses near its Hampshire HQ.

The head of the Sofa Workshop business for the past three years will not be part of the management team once the retailer's sale to Halo Group from DFS completes.

The Sofa Workshop business and brand clearly has enduring appeal. Since its creation in the mid-1980s, it has had multiple custodians, with the Halo Group and Timothy Oulton soon to become the latest.

Fenwick, the privately-owned department store retailer and a sizeable vendor of furniture, moved to build flexibility into its financing requirements by agreeing access to tens of millions of pounds of debt funding this summer.

Floorcoverings retail market leader Carpetright has expanded its network of concessions inside Furniture Village stores.

Dunelm Group has become the latest retailer to say it has taken advantage of the current market tailwind as it reported bumper sales growth at the height of summer.

Board change at designer furniture and homeware retailer.

Nobia, the Swedish kitchens conglomerate and owner of British retail chain Magnet, has bolstered its senior management team with two executive hires.

Mandated store closures left bedroom chain Sharps bereft of sales in the three months to end June but it still generated cash from operations and recorded a skinny profit at the adjusted EBITDA line.

The winners of the eleventh edition of the National Bed Federation (NBF) Bed Industry Awards will be announced late autumn with the trade association having now revealed the categories for this year's programme.

The privately-owned group that lists heritage retailer Jarrold as its flagship asset is cutting more than a fifth of its workforce including Minnie Moll, CEO at its department store unit.

Internet home and garden retailer Wayfair has expanded its U.K. property network, leasing a building in the North West of England.

Growth in the number of branded home companies whose products are available on the ecommerce platform of general merchandise retail giant Next has slowed for the first time in over four years.



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