Kwan Cheong Ng is to step down as ceo of Laura Ashley in April, being succeeded by the chain’s coo.
Design Shanghai has become the latest event to be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Domotex has postponed March’s DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR exhibition as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
David Knight, ScS ceo is to leave the chain, 32 years after he joined.
The China International Furniture Fair has become the latest interiors industry exhibition to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The former owner and landlord of the majority of department store Beales’ stores has said the chain suffered from an ‘excessive and outdated’ tax system but if the chain fails to emerge from administration it will have ‘significant alternative opportunities’ for the properties.
John Lewis is stop providing weekly trading updates, as it ended the financial year with home sales down.
The Furniture Makers’ Company has surpassed its target of 100 companies signed up to its One Step at a Time campaign three months early after an overwhelming response from the trade at the January Furniture Show.
ScS has seen an upturn in orders in recent weeks, including during the winter sale.
Online branded furniture retailer Houseology has gone into administration, with the loss of 23 jobs.
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