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  • Pushing the Boat Out

  • Making Your Mark

  • Learning Curve

  • Commercial Improvement Puts Demand on the Labour Pool

  • London Calling

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Independents’ Days

2 December 2016

Cabinet Maker looks ahead to the upcoming AIS Furniture Show.


More For Your Money

2 December 2016

Bernard Eaton of Greenwood Retail presents seven ways to market and promote your business at no or very little cost.


As easy as...

25 November 2016

One of the newest sofa companies in the UK, ICD learnt a lot during its first year in business, leaving the team in a confident position with regards to what 2017 has in store. Cabinet Maker spoke to managing director Hans Thorn about the brand’s plans for the January Furniture ...


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Pushing the Boat Out

17 February 2017

Cabinet Maker catches up with the winners of the latest Heico Design Awards, a concept now in its eighth year.

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Last Word - Veega Tankun

17 February 2017

Veega Tankun, designer and maker,

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Design For Life

10 February 2017

Cabinet Maker catches up with German bedroom manufacturer Wiemann to find out about the importance of design when it comes to bedroom furniture and get an insight into some of the hottest trends in this area.


Take it to the Top

3 February 2017

ACID CEO Dids Macdonald tells Cabinet Maker how the organisation outlined to Westminster a call to action from the furniture sector.

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Infringing competition law?

3 February 2017

Stephen Sidkin and Emma Roake from Fox Williams LLP explain why it could cost you dearly.

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Commercial Improvement Puts Demand on the Labour Pool

17 February 2017

Andrew Potter, owner at Production Consultancy Services Ltd discusses the industry’s current skills shortage and offers some advice for businesses when it comes to recruitment and training.

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Learning Curve

17 February 2017

Lisa Williamson, operations manager at Occupational Awards Ltd offers some guidance on the upcoming Apprenticeship Levy and what it means when it comes to training in the furniture industry.

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Last Word - Paul Gill

10 February 2017



Safe and Sound

10 February 2017

According to the latest statistics released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), 2015/16 saw some 30.4 million working days lost due to work-related illness and non-fatal workplace injuries. Here Cabinet Maker takes a look at the data and details some best practice when it comes to mattress production.

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Getting to know you

10 February 2017

The start of the year and the ever-present exhibition season has brought about a plethora of product developments to tempt awaiting buying groups. But of course, the people responsible for these products are every bit as important when buyers make their decisions. Here we find out more about just one ...

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Making Your Mark

17 February 2017

In the first of a series of marketing advisory columns, Natasha Wright, managing director of Wyldfire PR and Marketing, itertates why it is more important than ever that independent retailers re-evaluate their marketing strategies.

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London Calling

17 February 2017

A preview of the upcoming BFM sponsored London Fabric Show.

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Sleep Talk

10 February 2017

In the first of a series of exclusive columns James Wilson, aka The Sleep Geek, asks why, as an industry, we are not building a more trusting relationship with the consumer.

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Top Tips for Impressing Retailers

10 February 2017

When it comes to the trade, partnerships can be crucial to the success of any business. Here we detail the top requirements that retailers of beds have told us they look for when sourcing potential supplier partners.

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The British are Coming

3 February 2017

A look ahead to the upcoming Ambiente exhibition in Frankfurt – which this year will have something of a British feel.