Konstantin Grcic's PRO collection of chairs has won this year's Design Museum Furniture Design of the Year award, being praised for its 'state-of-the-art ergonomics and pioneering design'.
Ulster Carpets is to invest £30m modernising and expanding its production facilities at Portadown, County Armagh.
Upholstery fabric manufacturer Bute Fabrics has been awarded a top export award.
Interest free credit again delivered sales for John Lewis, in the run-up to Easter, including record bed sales.
Arighi Bianchi and Flooring UK are among the latest retailers to join recycling scheme Carpet Recycling UK.