The Irish Furniture and Homewares Show is due to make its debut in Dublin next month.
Andrew Vaughan, brand director for the May Design Series and kbb Birmingham trade shows is to leave organiser UBM.
Buying group AIS is to reintroduce two former multi-million pound interiors brands as own-label ranges for its members.
Buying group AIS has confirmed that its January furniture event will overlap the January Furniture Show.
Shoppers continued to show a keen eye for a bargain last week, helping John Lewis lift sales by more than a fifth.