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Greater rise than expected for Eurozone retail sales

5 December 2016

The seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose 1.1% in the euro area during October 2016 in comparison with September 2016, according to the latest estimate from the EU’s statistical office, Eurostat.

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John Lewis agrees enhanced level of testing following Mattress Report

5 December 2016

John Lewis has agreed to a new, enhanced level of testing after conducting independent investigations following Cabinet Maker’s Mattress Report.

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Upholstery retailer opens store number 35

5 December 2016

Manchester-based upholstery retailer Sofology has opened its 35th store at the Seager Retail Park in Cardiff, marking the first store for the company to open in Wales.

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Wallcoverings firm collaborates with textile designer

5 December 2016

Welsh-based wallcoverings and fabrics manufacturer Newmor has announced a new collaboration with textile designer Ptolemy Mann.

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John Lewis agrees enhanced level of testing following Mattress Report

5 December 2016

John Lewis has agreed to a new, enhanced level of testing after conducting independent investigations following Cabinet Maker’s Mattress Report.

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Upholstery retailer opens store number 35

5 December 2016

Manchester-based upholstery retailer Sofology has opened its 35th store at the Seager Retail Park in Cardiff, marking the first store for the company to open in Wales.

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Lighting business buys out American owners

5 December 2016

Independent online lighting retailer LED Hut has confirmed that it has bought out from its American merger by its former financial director.

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The Range opens in Tunbridge Wells; one to open and close in Exeter

5 December 2016

Value retail chain The Range has indicated that it will close one store in Exeter when its newer premises opens in a different location.

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AJ Foam comments on Cabinet Maker Mattress Report

2 December 2016

Jabar Khan, director at mattress manufacturer AJ Foam has issued a statement to Cabinet Maker regarding the Mattress report. One AJ Foam product was tested and it failed part of the test.

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Headlam maintains growth as price increases mitigate rising costs due to Brexit

2 December 2016

Floorcoverings group Headlam has reported that it has felt no Brexit impact after increasing its prices to counter balance the adverse weakening in sterling.

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Film and football stars set to attend JFS 2017

2 December 2016

Organisers of the January Furniture Show has revealed that the event will be attended by a list of celebrities including a film star and a Manchester United professional football player.

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‘True gentleman’ sadly passes away

1 December 2016

Well respected furniture industry figure Derek Unthank sadly passed away on 20 November 2016 after a short illness.

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Furniture retail executives jailed for copyright infringement

2 December 2016

The UK-based company, DR International Ltd – trading as Designers Revolt and owned by Lennart Nyberg, was registered in the Isle of Man but mainly traded in the Swedish market, which has a design copyright law of 70 years, sold copies of designer furniture and lamps.

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‘Business as usual’, says Brintons as US owners review potential sale

2 December 2016

Carpet design and manufacturing company Brintons has confirmed that its US owner is reviewing its options, which could potentially lead to a sale.

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Relyon invests £500,000 in new display system for retailers; new website set to launch

1 December 2016

British bed manufacturer Relyon has announced the launch of its new display system.

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Former BIID president receives OBE recognition

30 November 2016

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced that its former president Diana Yakeley has been awarded an OBE from HRH Prince William for services to the interior design industry.