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Online mattress retailer to open first store in Kent

28 September 2016 09:10 GMT

Online mattress and beds retailer Mattressnextday has announced that it plans to open its first bricks and mortar store next month.

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Steinhoff to raise capital to fund recent acquisitions

28 September 2016

Global conglomerate Steinhoff International has announced plans to raise at least €1.89bn in a new share issue to finance the acquisitions of Mattress Firm and Poundland.

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NBF enjoys successful Bed Show; reveals dates for 2017

28 September 2016

The National Bed Federation (NBF) has revealed that its recent Bed Show at the Telford International Centre has been hailed as another successful event.

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W16 & Elements Digital Show Guide available now

28 September 2016

With only three days to go until this year’s woodworking machinery and materials exhibition, W16, and co-located furniture and joinery suppliers show, Elements, it’s time to get planning your visit.

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Brussels Furniture Fair date approaches; exhibitor numbers fall

28 September 2016

Organisers of continental trade exhibition The Brussels Furniture Fair 2016 has revealed that the show is ‘looking good’ in the build up to the November event.

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Silentnight hails ‘fantastic’ show with new film

28 September 2016

Bed manufacturer Silentnight has revealed a ‘fantastic’ NBF Bed Show after unveiling a range of collections as part of its 70th year celebrations.

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First look at the new Matalan Homestore

27 September 2016

Retail chain Matalan has announced the launch of its first UK Matalan Homestore in Knaresborough.

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Home up for House of Fraser as half year sales ‘in line’; first Chinese store set to open

27 September 2016

Department store group House of Fraser has reported that sales remain ‘in line’ on last year largely driven by its Home category.

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Oak Furniture Land to open second Edinburgh showroom

27 September 2016

Hardwood furniture retailer Oak Furniture Land has confirmed it will be opening a second Edinburgh store next month.


US online furniture retailer ceases operations

27 September 2016

US-based online furniture retailer Dot & Bo has confirmed it has ceased trading after failing to secure a new partnership.

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Tempur Sealy reveals Q3 sales to be lower than expected

28 September 2016

Global mattress giant Tempur Sealy International has warned that its third quarter sales are ‘below prior expectations’ as well as confirming that its full year sales will be ‘down’.


Bike ride to Bordeaux raises £57,000

27 September 2016

The Furniture Makers’ Company has announced that its charity bike ride to Bordeaux raised a huge £57,000.

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NBF reaches 100 member milestone

27 September 2016

The National Bed Federation (NBF) is celebrating surpassing the 100 member milestone, with membership doubling in the last 10 years.

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Natuzzi benefits as raw material costs fall; ‘aggressive’ development of retail business continues

26 September 2016

Italian leather specialist Natuzzi has announced a return to EBITDA profit for the first half-year 2016 figures, as ‘plant streamlining’ and lower material costs contributed to the positive performance.


Fabric business launches new Decorex range

19 September 2016

Fabric specialist QMotion UK has announced the launch of its new range of fabrics at interiors trade show Decorex International.

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EU agree new timber licence

16 September 2016

The European Union and Indonesia has confirmed that a new timber licence will come into effect later this year in an effort to combat illegal logging and associated illegal timber trade.

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Government re-opens furniture fire regs debate

15 September 2016

The UK Government has re-opened the consultation period into new proposals effecting fire safety regulations within the furniture and furnishings sector.

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London Fabric Show 2017 launches new website

15 September 2016

The British Furniture Manufacturers has announced the launch of the new London Fabric Show 2017 website.