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Furniture manufacturer enters insolvency for second time

West Midlands-based furniture manufacturer Ashcraft Furniture Limited has entered insolvency for the second time.

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Kingstown return to profit as sales rise

Hull-based furniture manufacturer Kingstown has reported a return to profit, as well as seeing turnover register an uptick by 5.1%.

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Fennel UK MD wins businesswoman award

Managing director of cabinet door design and manufacturer Fennel UK, Deborah Smith has won the SME (emerging) category at the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2016, sponsored by HSBC.

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Kingstown to expand Hull factory

Family furniture firm Kingstown Furniture has secured a £1.8m finance package as it plans to expand its Hull factory.

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Indigo unveil new Tunbridge Wells showroom

Indigo Furniture, the Matlock, Derbyshire-based retailer and manufacturer, has officially opened its new showroom in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

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Sales grow for sixth straight year as investment looks to push ercol to future growth, says chairman

British furniture manufacturer ercol has seen sales rise for a sixth successive year, although reporting a deficit due to higher costs and an increase in investment.

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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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Two UK furniture manufacturers fined £2.8m

20 January 2017

Two UK furniture component suppliers have been fined a total of £2.8m for illegal cartel activity following an investigation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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Chinese sofa supplier announces IPO

20 January 2017

Chinese upholstered sofa and sofa covers manufacturer Morris Holdings has announced an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with a total of 250 million shares on offer.

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Tempur Sealy to refresh Sealy brand; launches Tempur-Pedic anniversary mattress

20 January 2017

Mattress giant Tempur Sealy International, Inc. has announced that its Sealy brand is to be refreshed during 2017.

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Four furniture standards remain in place

20 January 2017

The Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) has announced four furniture standards that have been re-confirmed.

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Headlam delivers strong Q4; revises full year forecast again

20 January 2017

Floorcoverings firm Headlam Group has reported a strong fourth quarter, resulting in the company revising its full year forecasts ahead of expectations.