John Lewis continued its run of strong homewares performances, helping the department and home store chain to a 12.9% sales increase last week.
Cormar Carpets has further invested in its delivery network with the opening a second cross-dock distribution centre, in Bristol.
Online interiors retailer Loaf has continued its expansion with a major sales increase in the past six months.
Underlay, bedding and foam company Carpenter was able to boost its level of cash by almost £10m last year, despite a 'challenging year' including being hit by a £23.7m bill as part of the EC's €75m price fixing fine.
Flooring and beds chain Carpetright has enjoyed a second successive rise in UK quarterly sales as it again sets out to attract more upmarket shoppers.