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Imports up, exports down, says latest furniture data

20 January 2017

Imports of furniture into the UK rose in November, whereas exports outside the UK reported a slight fall, according to latest HM Revenue and Customs statistics.

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Scottish furniture school praised by education board

19 January 2017

The Chippendale International School of Furniture has been praised by Education Scotland for delivering ‘high quality learning and teaching’.

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BIID confirm date for 2017 conference

19 January 2017

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced its 2017 conference will focus on business success.

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Textile firm celebrates 125 years

18 January 2017

Pattern book supplier Pike Textiles is celebrating its 125th anniversary with the launch of its new company logo.

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Furniture design firm expands with first Scottish showroom

17 January 2017

West Midlands-based British designer and office furniture manufacturer Sven has announced the launch of its debut showroom in Scotland.

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Tempur UK sales surpass £40m; new generation launch planned

19 January 2017

Mattress manufacturer Tempur UK has reported a fifth consecutive year of growth as sales surpassed £40m.

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Mammoth ambassador awarded MBE

19 January 2017

UK mattress and upholstery brand Mammoth has announced that one its ambassadors, Anne Dickins, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2017.

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Weak Euro dents sales for fabrics firm; UK market grows

19 January 2017

Textile furnishings group Designers Guild has reported a growth in UK sales despite a slight downturn in overall turnover due to tough market conditions.

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Savoir Beds appoints new director to boost expansion plans

18 January 2017

Bed manufacturer Savoir Beds has announced the appointment of Martin Warbrick as its new sales and marketing director with immediate effect.

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Independent set to close after four decades

19 January 2017

Independent furniture retailer Speaks of Blackrod has confirmed it will close its doors later this year after 44 years of trading.

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N Brown delivers record Christmas

19 January 2017

Homewares deliver mid single-digit growth for home shopping group N Brown, as third quarter sales report continued growth.

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Reface Scotland joins the TFO

18 January 2017

Kitchen specialist retailer Reface Scotland Ltd has announced it has joined The Furniture Ombudsman (TFO).


New arrivals at children’s homeware firm

18 January 2017

Children’s furniture and homewares brand Mamas & Papas has announced the appointment of two senior directors.

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