This Week's Articles

  • In the zone

  • Seize the Opportunity

  • Modular momentum

  • 100 years strong

  • The AIS Furniture Show January 2019

  • Going Boldly into 2019

  • At the Helm

  • Retail Intelligence - Time Management

  • Lasting Heritage

  • Down to Business

CM's Contributors


Was it a dream?


UK solicitor and IP expert, Nick Kounoupias offers his view on Article 50 and IP laws.

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Making Your Mark


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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Commercial Improvement Puts Demand on the Labour Pool


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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100 years strong


SATRA celebrates 100 years in business and 21 years of furniture testing.


The Right Choice


Cabinet Maker finds out more on the different ways to protect a mattress from protection specialist Staingard.


Last Word - Matt Phillips


Matt Phillips, head of uk operations at german kitchen furniture supplier rotpunkt

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Natural Talent


Cabinet Maker covers the recent Young Furniture Makers exhibition that took place last month, which unveiled the next generation of aspiring talent.

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Made to Last


Furniture and bedding machinery supplier Apropa talks to Cabinet Maker about their forthcoming anniversary and its plans for the milestone year.

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Seize the Opportunity


James Painter, managing director and owner of Global Furniture Alliance (GFA), sits down with Cabinet Maker and discusses their preparations ahead of the January Furniture Show.

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Modular momentum


Kevin France, Sofahouse UK managing director, Cormac Crawley, marketing manager, and new sales director, Andrew Cochrane, speak to Cabinet Maker about their latest product developments.

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Going Boldly into 2019


Global recliner specialist La-Z-Boy UK is set to return to the January Furniture Show with not one but two new product categories, alongside a widely expanded upholstery selection. Cabinet Maker got the lowdown on the brand’s bold moves over the past 12 months from marketing director Mark Draper.

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At the Helm


Michael Sheedy, sales manager at Hydeline, speaks to Cabinet Maker about their plans for the January Furniture Show following a year of rapid growth.

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Lasting Heritage


Heritage Furniture looks back on a year of success and ahead to the January Furniture Show and 2019.


In the zone


Cabinet Maker takes a first look at the upcoming January Furniture Show to find out what’s new for 2019.


The AIS Furniture Show January 2019


Peter Mallinson, AIS merchandise director, speaks to Cabinet Maker about the forthcoming AIS Furniture Show next year.

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Last Word - Mike Murray


Mike Murray, managing director at Land of Beds, has the Last Word.

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Retail Intelligence - Time Management


How many times have you reached the end of your working day to find that you haven’t even completed half of your intended tasks?

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Down to Business


Cabinet Maker sat down with new Feather & Black managing director, Jason Wilary-Attew, six months after joining the business, to find out more in a quickfire Q&A.