After 30 years in the furniture industry Matthew Hurst has branched out on his own, opening Three Rivers Furniture in Truro.
Department store chain House of Fraser is increasingly seeing its customers shop online.
Marks & Spencer's latest Home format has delivered a healthy sales rise for the chain.
Interiors LDN launched yesterday at London Excel. The three day show, which is co-located with KBB, Arc and DX and is part of the May Design Series, is expected to attract retailers, interior designers, and contract specifiers.
Expect to see original and inspirational design led contemporary interiors, for the mid to upper retail and contract markets.
Products covered include, fabrics, furniture, flooring, kitchens, lighting, bathrooms.
The new Master of the Furniture Makers has called on British manufacturers to invest in design if they are to prosper.