• Two UK furniture manufacturers fined £2.8m

  • Hettich confirms board appointment

  • Components supplier secures North American export contracts

  • Furniture fittings firm launches new website

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Fittings specialist wins regional Export Award

Fittings supplier Crofts & Assinder has announced it has won the Export Award at the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2016.

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Kobe drafts in Joanne Young

Crowthorne-based fabric specialist Kobe has announced the appointment of Joanne Young as its new account manager to the South West and South Wales region as business continues to grow.

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Brexit evolution impacts Q3 sales at Belgian foam manufacturer

Belgium-based international polyurethane foam manufacturer Recticel SA has reported that adverse currency differences have impacted sales during its third quarter.


Howdens delivers solid performance

Kitchen furniture specialist chain Howden Joinery Group has reported a growth in revenue in its latest trading update and is ‘on track’ to meet expectations.

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Hettich wins design award

Hettich was awarded the accolade for its Sensys thin door hinge, with the awards going to outstanding products that point the way in the German and international design landscape.

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Trentside Products launches new website

Specialists in the supply of high quality furniture and motion components, Trentside Products Ltd has announced the launch of its brand new website.

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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.

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Tempur UK sales surpass £40m; new generation launch planned

19 January 2017

Mattress manufacturer Tempur UK has reported a fifth consecutive year of growth as sales surpassed £40m.