The Flooring Show will be the venue for a major celebration of wool carpets in September.
The Furniture Makers' Company's annual clay pigeon shooting event Big Shots raised £26,000 for the charity.
Victoria Carpets is proposing paying shareholders a special dividend worth more than £20m which would see its executive chairman own half the company.
Last week was a week of two halves for John Lewis as the good weather in the latter half of the week kept shoppers away.
Department store chain House of Fraser is to revamp its furniture offer, with a focus on brands.