Ekornes ASA appoints Olav Holst-Dyrnes as its new CEO
The board of directors of Ekornes ASA announced the appointment of Olav Holst-Dyrnes (44) as the company’s new CEO.
Eighteen companies from across the furniture supply chain have joined the industry’s largest association.
Since January, the Furniture Industry Research Association has welcomed fourteen full members as well as three international and one associate member. New members include mattress retailer, Dormeo UK, office fit-out organisation, Hog Furnishing Ltd, and Hille Educational Products Limited, which produced the original polypropylene chair in 1963, still used in schools today.
7,313 homes have been sold so far under the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, the Treasury says.
The figures are the first comprehensive measure of the scheme since it was launched late last year.
The majority of sales were outside London, which will help the government to argue that it has not had a major effect on house prices.
The expanded May Design Series exhibition attracted 10,051 visitors, a rise of 1% compared to last year's debut event.
The organiser of the Manchester Furniture Show has moved to reassure Muslim visitors and exhibitors that facilities will be place during the event that takes place during Ramadan.