With iSalone now just a week away, we countdown to the world's largest interiors event by previewing what you can expect.
Houses are selling at their quickest since 2007 with more than 96% of sellers achieving their asking price, the highest proportion since 2004, as a lack of availability continues to drive prices higher.
House of Fraser, the 165-year-old department store chain, could be sold to a Chinese investor rather than floated on the stock market.
John Lewis enjoyed strong online sales growth last week to help it record another week of sales growth, including its second-best week for home sales this year.
The beds and bedroom market lead a major increase in homeware sales in the first two months of the year.