Harrods has been shortlisted for a top international interiors award. The refurbishment of the department store's escalator hall is among 60 finalists in the Inside World Festival of Interiors.
Laura Wade-Gery has been given the top retail job at Marks & Spencer as part of a management reshuffle by chief executive Marc Bolland.
The January Furniture Show is to revert to its historical weekend slot for 2016, and take place at the end of January.
100% Design is to mark its 20th edition with an opening by Philippe Starck.
Tartan carpet manufacturer Stevens & Graham has signed an exclusive distribution deal worth up to $1m a year with New York interiors distributor Stark. Stark has sales of $500m.