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    The wait is almost over for The Manchester Furniture Show


    Preparations for this year’s Manchester Furniture Show are in their final stages as the event prepares to open its doors this weekend. Well known brands such as La-Z-Boy, G Plan and Wade Upholstery have been busy this week setting up their stands in the halls of Manchester Central. This year over

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    UK retail brand sets sights on furniture market


    House of Fraser is remodelling its furniture departments in a bid to reassert itself in the market, according to the Plymouth Herald. Major brands such as Duresta, La-Z-Boy, G-Plan and Parker Knoll will now be sold in all 31 of the group’s stores. They will feature next to House of Frasers own

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    Profits plunge at global brand


    Restructuring charges and a reported loss from discontinued operations placed a huge dent on multinational recliner specialist La-Z-Boy’s profit margin for Q4. The US-based brand, which communicates all financials via its native US Dollar, announced net profit of $12m for the quarter, precisely $6m

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    Sofa specialists catch World Cup fever


    ScS Sofas have launched a fun new campaign aimed at the millions of Brits who will be watching the World Cup from their living rooms this month. Taking full advantage of the summer sporting season, the UK sofa and carpet specialists are asking supporters to come up with some creative goal

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    Boost in turnover and profits at upholstery firm


    Colne-based upholstery manufacturer Furnico increased its helping of the British market following a buoyant trading performance for the year ended 31 July 2013. The Lancashire headquartered business, which holds the licence to sell the globally renowned La-Z-Boy upholstery brand in the UK,

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    Silver lining


    The organisers of next year’s January Furniture Show have told Cabinet Maker they are prepared and ready to celebrate a distinguished milestone for the exhibition and its venue. The 2015 event will mark the 25th consecutive year that a trade furniture show has been held at the NEC in Birmingham,

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    Upholstery maestro on the trail


    Motion furniture specialist La-Z-Boy UK has invested in an additional branded trailer in preparation for the introduction of its freshly launched Inspirations collection to stores. Speaking to Cabinet Maker, the brand revealed it has worked closely with its logistics partner over the last few weeks

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    Sales and profits mushroom at sofa titan


    Sofa specialist ScS lay claim to even more of the UK market share as turnover and profits grew significantly for the year ended 27 July 2013. The Sunderland headquartered retailer, which operates from 95 stores nationwide, gained a 17.9% year-on-year uplift in sales as turnover reached

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    La-Z-Boy diversifies into beds


    Renowned recliner brand La-Z-Boy UK is to launch its first range of mattresses and bed frames at Interiors UK in January. The La-Z-Boy Luxury Sleep Studio range will include four differing pocket-sprung mattresses that boast double layers of springs, foam and filling, and will be available to

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    La-Z-Boy increases its share of the global market


    Stateside recliner specialist La-Z-Boy enjoyed a 13.7% year on year rise in sales for the second quarter ender 26 October 2013. The Michigan-headquartered business, which communicates financials via its native US dollar, posted $123.8m in gross profit – superseding the $100.3m registered for the