The furniture and flooring industry has again demonstrated its support for its only dedicated charity, raising more than £20,000 at the annual Big Shots event.
Independent flooring retailer Charles Wilson Carpets has been hailed for its customer service winning two regional business awards.
Targeting 'more aspirational' shoppers has helped DFS boost earnings by almost 10%.
Triple British Design Award winner Lee Broom has become an ambassador for design protection organisation Anti Copying in Design.
Mary Portas has defended her review of the future of high streets as Bill Grimsey, former Wickes, Iceland and Focus DIY chief executive plans an alternative set of proposals.