Ayr’s furniture-selling department store Hourstons will not reopen after liquidators said the store had become the latest to suffer from a shift to online shopping.
Steinhoff’s UK furniture operations saw a rise in quarterly sales in the final quarter of 2018, but a fall on an annual basis.
Cornish cabinet manufacturer Peadidit its to expand its production capacity after securing finance from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund.
The major shareholder of Laura Ashley has said it has no intention of selling up.
Big Shots, The Furniture Makers’ Company’s annual clay pigeon shoot fundraising event, is celebrating 25 years of raising money for the furnishing industry’s only dedicated charity in 2019, and this year’s event is set to be the largest yet.
John Lewis benefited from the mild weather in the past week with sales of garden furniture soaring.
Lancashire shopping village operator Ostwaldtwistle Mills hopes to open its planned new furniture store in the summer.
Italian furniture group Boffi has expanded by buying a 50% stoke in Italian door company ADL.
Wren Kitchens has become the BFM’s latest Approved Member.
Flooring group Victoria has seen its share price suffer another significant fall as it warned shareholders that 2019 profits would not match market expectations.
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