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    Airsprung Beds receives Best Buy award


    Mattress manufacturer Airsprung Beds has been recognised with a Which? Best Buy award.

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    Upper management changes at Airsprung Group companies


    Jerry Yates, managing director at bed and sofa bed manufacturer Gainsborough, is set to retire this month after 30 years in the post. Nick Gigg - currently sales and marketing director for sister company Swanglen Furnishings - takes the reins in full this month and will be succeeded at Swanglen by

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    New MD appointed at Gainsborough; Jerry Yates to retire next year


    Mattress manufacturer Gainsborough has confirmed that managing director Jerry Yates will retire next year, with Nick Gigg being appointed into the role.

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    Disposal of Collins and Hayes impairs profits at Airsprung, as sales grow double-digit


    Beds and upholstery manufacturer Airsprung Group has posted a growth in revenue, although end of year profit was impacted by the disposal of Collins and Hayes Furniture Limited.

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    NBF unveil new ‘End of Life’ Mattress Report


    The National Bed Federation, the trade association representing UK (and Irish) bed manufacturers and their component suppliers, has published its second report on the fate of mattresses at the end of their usable life. The ‘2016 End of Life (EoL) Mattress Report’ provides quantified levels of

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    Furniture figure sadly passes away


    A former furniture industry figure, Peter Kelly, has sadly passed away following a long battle with cancer. Peter had long affiliation with the furniture trade, having worked for a number of companies during his career. During the 1970’s and 1980’s Peter was part of the Silentnight Group, before

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    Airsprung Group confirms Collins & Hayes sale


    Beds and upholstery manufacturer Airsprung Group plc has announced the sale of Collins Hayes Furniture Limited to Wessex Bristol, with the details of the transaction undisclosed. Wessex Bristol, owners of upholstery manufacturer and retailer Wesley-Barrell, revealed that it intends to provide

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    Airsprung Group highlights ‘drive’ in sales


    Beds and upholstery manufacturer Airsprung Group has reported a rise in profits for the year ended 31 March 2015. The company, based in Trowbridge, revealed revenue from sales of the Group’s beds brands alone were up by 9.8% to £36.858m, while total Group sales were up by 5.7% £48.558m from

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    Glasswells mourns loss of big hearted director


    Independent furniture retail business Glasswells has announced the sad loss of the company’s operations director, Robert Hawkins, who passed away on Thursday 13 August following a short illness. Born in Yorkshire in 1943, Mr Hawkins enjoyed a lengthy and varied career in the furnishings industry,

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    Managing director announces retirement plans


    The managing director of headboard source Swanglen, part of the Airsprung Group for just under the last two years, has announced he is to relinquish his role and retire at the end of this month. Come 31 March, Martin Allen will draw to a close a 25-year career with the Bristol-based supplier, a