Contract upholstery manufacturer The Chair People has expanded its online offer selling direct to consumers as part of a £100,000 investment.
Furniture wholesaler Julian Bowen has enjoyed a double-digit sales increase, buoyed by strong bedroom and childrens furniture sales.
In what could be a transformational deal for Victoria, it has agreed to buy rival Westex Carpets for £16m.
Cavendish Upholstery has promoted Mark McCann from sales director to md.
An aluminium table designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson raised more than £1m for the (RED) AIDS charity when it was auctioned at Sotheby's in New York on Saturday.