The private equity chain that owns DFS is planning a stockmarket flotation for the upholstery and cabinet chain, according to reports.
Norcro Exhibitions has announced its intention to launch The Spring Floorcoverings Exhibition in Brighton next March.
SMG The National Furnishing Group has revealed its new logo.
The organisers of the new furniture exhibition to be held at the NEC next January have moved the show earlier in the month to prevent it clashing with Domotex and IMM Cologne.
Europe's four major producers of polyurethane foam operated a cartel for almost five years in 10 EU countries, including the UK, and three of them have been fined almost £100m. The fourth avoided a fine of £50.9m as it told the competition authorities about the cartel.