Premium-pitched bedding retailer Bedfolk has raised £1 million from the venture capital firm that has backed furniture retailer The Cotswold Company for the past five years.

Revenue poured in for multinational furniture and home accents retailer Maisons du Monde in the first quarter but it cautioned it had limited visibility for the second half of this year.

Made.com Design, the furniture retailer, is putting the final touches to plans to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with an announcement expected as soon as this week.

Sales more than doubled at online furniture and homeware retailer Cox & Cox in the first quarter of its 2021–22 financial year but its over performance and global supply issues put obstacles in its path.

Sales growth accelerated for Home24 in the first quarter of 2021. The company is one of the biggest European furniture etailers currently without a U.K. presence.

Holly Blay has joined Room To Grow, the Yorkshire based children's bedroom specialist, as head of buying with a brief to help it expand its product offer.

Furniture retailer Made.com Design (Made.com) has agreed a partnership with Geev, the online marketplace where second-hand items can be donated and kept out of landfill.

Blankets-to-bedlinen retailer Online Home Shop (OHS) will move into new purpose-built premises in Manchester next year, creating dozens of new jobs.

Furniture retailer Loaf has partnered technology company Cylindo to launch high-quality 3D product visualisation and 4K zoom capability on its ecommerce channel.

First quarter revenue advanced for ecommerce home retailer Wayfair with its international business boosted by store closures in the U.K. and the slow vaccine rollout in Germany.

Ecommerce marketplace Notonthehighstreet Enterprises (NOTHS), the company behind Notonthehighstreet.com, has appointed Edward Wagener as its chief financial officer (CFO).

The second Online Furniture Show begins today (April 26) with the backing of eBay, the Internet marketplace website, as its headline sponsor.

The ecommerce group that owns Furniture123, often cited as the U.K.'s first online furniture retailer, has signed a deal for a new Midlands distribution centre and plans to scale two-person deliveries.

Amazon is said to be mulling white glove furniture services in its domestic market, further treading on the toes of incumbent independent, multiple and online retailers in the big-ticket retail sector.

Amara Living, the premium ecommerce interiors retailer, grew sales 54.1 percent in 2020 and says revenue has snowballed at twice that rate in the first three months of this year.

Home furnishings giant Wayfair will soon run its third Way Day promotional event in the U.K., returning it to a spring dateline following a switch last year.

Room To Grow, the Yorkshire based children's bedroom specialist, has increased the size of its teen furniture offer in response to rising search volumes across its ecommerce store.

Newly-filed figures are indicative of strongly positive trading for the company behind the Oakworld.co.uk and Sofaitalia.co.uk ecommerce furniture websites through 2019–20.

The company behind Ufurnish.com has appointed Pat McCann, the longtime CEO at Dalata Hotel Group, as its chairman.

OnlyHome, a U.K. based ecommerce marketplace selling a wide variety of furniture and home décor from well known suppliers, is under new ownership.

A profitable online furniture retailer that claims to be among the largest of its type across Central and Eastern Europe has tapped bond investors for more funds as it targets further expansion.

The ecommerce group that acquired the IP of designer furniture and homeware retailer Houseology out of administration just over a year ago has seen its valuation fly following its latest equity issue.

The conglomerate behind the West Elm retail fascia wants to double its international revenue by 2026 but has indicated it would not immediately look to add to its three dedicated U.K. showrooms.

Higher online sales in the U.K. and other markets worldwide helped Maisons du Monde partly mitigate the impact of store closures across the globe last year.

Continued top line growth last year helped ecommerce home and living giant Wayfair book its first profit since both its IPO in 2014 and its rebrand from CSN Stores a decade ago.

The ecommerce group behind the JD Williams and Home Essentials ecommerce and mail-order businesses has hired Ron McMillan as chairman to replace Matt Davies, who will step down at the end of March.

Pan-European home and living retailer Home24 said sales jumped 42 percent in 2020 with the German-based business getting this year off to an even stronger start.

An online retailer behind multiple branded bedding websites slipped to a loss last year after higher sales costs hit margins.

One in every three pounds spent on key furniture items such as sofas was spent online in 2020 as ecommerce surged and store sales fell sharply as a result of mandated shop closures and changing consumer behaviour.

Office furniture conglomerate Herman Miller says the business has invested heavily in product adaptation and online with retail becoming more important amid work-from-home directives in key markets.

Online home, garden and living retailer Cox & Cox continued to build out sales in 2019–20 with it citing rapid growth in the furniture category as a key driver.

Furniture Village is taking the store experience to the customer's home with the launch of an immersive 3D virtual showroom, enabling customers to digitally walk through one of its shops.

Inaugural full disclosure accounts reveal West Yorkshire ecommerce retailer Furniture and Choice to be among the largest businesses of its type operating in the U.K.

Experienced marketer Laura Sutherland has joined West Yorkshire children's bedroom retailer Room To Grow with a brief to scale up its marketing and develop its product range.

A review into the unsecured consumer credit market has called for buy-now pay-later (BNPL) unsecured lending to be regulated for the first time.

New financial statements underscore comments made by senior Wayfair officials last summer that revenue in the U.K. and Germany combined is tracking over $1 billion, with the former making up the biggest proportion of the total.

Ecommerce sales climbed 41 percent in the final three months of 2020 for Maisons du Monde as the multinational furniture and home accents retailer gained a bigger slice of the British market.

The Great Little Trading Company, the youth-oriented mail-order and Internet retailer, says it is well positioned to benefit from the rise in online shopping resulting from the pandemic.

Danetti, the ecommerce furniture retailer that opened its first bricks and mortar showroom late last year, booked rising profits in the year to March 31, 2020.

Fashion retailer Boohoo Group has acquired the Debenhams brand and other intellectual property for £55 million, heralding its entry into the furniture and homeware market.



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