Regional beds retailer Mattressman has kept to the revised terms of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) agreed with creditors three years ago, according to a third annual report from restructuring advisors.

A longstanding investigation by the U.K.'s competition watchdog is over after it reversed the sale of an ecommerce window dressings retailer to a home furnishings giant.

Sales, rental income and profits declined at Andersons of Inverurie in 2019/20 amid the impact of coronavirus restrictions. However, cash generation was stronger.

The collaboration with sofa market leader DFS continued to be the jewel in the crown of British lifestyle retailer Joules' licensing programme last year, with it also making inroads into home goods thanks to M&A activity.

Expanding kitchen maker and retailer Wren will add around 300 new jobs in Lincolnshire as a result of its previously-signposted new worktop plant in Lincolnshire.

Dreams, Britain's largest beds retailer, is now officially part of Tempur Sealy International, the world's biggest bedding company announced Monday night.

Danish furniture retail conglomerate JYSK will expand its Yorkshire store footprint when it opens a new showroom in Leeds later this month.

A big bump in revenue in the first half has put international furniture and home décor retailer Maisons du Monde on target for record sales in the U.K. this year.

Regulators have approved the takeover of Britain's largest bed specialist Dreams by Tempur Sealy International (TSI) with completion of the deal now just days away.

Stakeholders have strengthened the balance sheet of The Conran Shop, the international modern furniture, design and homeware retailer, via an equity issue.

The pandemic and the collapse of home furnishings retailer Laura Ashley came ahead of a prominent window dressing supplier completing an insolvent restructure earlier this year, leaving creditors facing a shortfall.

Double-digit wholesale growth negated falling sales at Kettle Interiors U.K.'s retail division in 2019/20, though rising costs weighed on the cabinet company's profits.

Nobia, the Swedish kitchens conglomerate whose interests include U.K. retail chain Magnet, enjoyed a strong sales bounce back here in the second quarter on store reopenings and weak comparatives.

Department store retailer John Lewis & Partners has appointed Kathleen Mitchell, md at fashion brand Accessorize, as trading director.

Ecommerce represented almost a quarter of IKEA's business in Ireland through 2019/20 as customers pivoted online while its large Dublin store was closed.

Development work to complete an online trading platform is continuing at pace says South East furniture retailer Hatfields, with the pandemic having reinforced the urgency of an ecommerce channel.

Retail sales of furniture and lighting climbed again in June against both the weak comparatives of last year and equivalent 2019 data. However, growth was at a softer pace as consumer demand began to abate.

A discount variety store retailer with 12 shops across the U.K. has filed a second notice of its intent to appoint administrators ahead of a hoped-for sale of the company.

Simba Sleep said it was profitable at the EBITDA line for the fifth straight quarter as it reported accelerating sales growth amid the easing of store restrictions in the three months to end June.

Sterling Furniture Group has reopened its Glasgow showroom after a remodelling project that has seen it become the third Sterling Home concept store.

The consumer confidence index for major purchases turned positive for the first time since the pandemic started this month, reaching its highest level since February 2020.

Premium furniture brand Roche Bobois has enjoyed fast order and revenue growth so far this year but the U.K. uplift has trailed behind the global trend.

Feather & Black has showcased the inside of its first new store since Dreams acquired the brand and its Internet operation last year. It says two more will follow before the year is out.

Howdens, the trade kitchen and joinery products supplier, says it now believes there is the scope for 900 U.K. depots, 50 more than previously targeted.

Baby boomers buying garden furniture helped drive revenue during the pandemic for the home, garden and leisure retail group behind brands such as Scotts of Stow last year.

London contemporary furniture and homeware retailer Cult Furniture built revenue, profits and cash amid the disruption of Covid and Brexit.

Better-than-expected trading driven by home sales has prompted fashion-to-furnishings retail giant Next to decide to repay a chunk of the business rates relief it has received from the Government.

U.K. furniture and floorcoverings retailers will be compelled to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (AFR) under new proposals put forward to protect consumers by the Government.

Fast-growing family-owned retail chain Sussex Beds will reach a dozen stores next month with it continuing its expansion into neighbouring counties in South East England.

North East cabinet manufacturer and retailer Funky Chunky Furniture has more than doubled sales as it benefitted from the channel shift to ecommerce and higher home furnishings spend.

Lower costs and rising average sales values helped kitchen retailer Harvey Jones narrow its net loss last year despite the impact of Covid on delivered business.

Upholstery retailer Sofology will next weekend open its fourth new store this year as it accelerates its overall plan to launch double-digit store numbers across the entirety of 2021.

Officials at J.P. Morgan have exercised an over-allotment option to acquire shares in Made.com Group (MADE) as part of the furniture retailer's initial public offering (IPO).

Owners of The Very Group, one of the U.K.'s largest retailers of furniture and home goods, have hired advisors to explore a possible initial public offering (IPO) or partial sale of the company.

Revenue in the U.K. and Ireland jumped by almost a fifth for direct-to-consumer mattress company Eve Sleep in the first half of 2021, with the business also investing in stock.

Privately-owned ecommerce retailer Furniture Box has agreed terms on a new distribution centre facility near its Wiltshire headquarters.

The chief executive of United Carpets Group, Britain's third largest floorcoverings retailer, became the sole owner of the Yorkshire based company earlier this year.

1,000 shop roles will be made redundant across John Lewis department stores and Waitrose supermarkets, parent John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has confirmed.

Consumer price inflation (CPI) for the combined furniture and furnishings categories increased for a fourth straight month in June, reaching a 47-month high.

South Yorkshire bed company Aspire Furniture has taken a large warehouse near Leeds as it puts in place the foundations for planned growth over the next few years.



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