• Sofas and beds showing ‘steady’ UK growth, says new data

  • Furniture Makers’ Christmas Ball raises over £4,000

  • Dams expands collection centres

  • Furniture Makers’ back new apprenticeship standard

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‘True gentleman’ sadly passes away

Well respected furniture industry figure Derek Unthank sadly passed away on 20 November 2016 after a short illness.

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BFC publish new Manifesto highlighting challenges the furniture industry faces

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) has announced that it has published its 2017 Manifesto calling for strong action from the Government to help maintain a thriving industry.


Global flooring firm appoint new CFO

Swiss-based global floorcoverings specialist Forbo Group has announced the appointment of Urs Uehlingeras its new chief financial officer and member of the executive board.

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New research finds lack of sleep costs UK £40bn

A new study has indicated that sleep deprivation is potentially costing the UK economy £40bn a year.

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VIDA Living appoint new area sales manager

Dundalk headquartered supply business VIDA Living has announced the appointment of Alan Endersbee as its new area sales manager for the South East of England and East Anglia.

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Chancellor delivers export boost to help manufacturers, says KPMG

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has confirmed that a number of initiatives to boost UK exports will help manufacturers.

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Magniflex to re-enter UK market with debut London HQ

9 December 2016

Italian mattress brand Magniflex has announced that it plans to open its debut UK office in Chiswick, West London.

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Sofas and beds showing ‘steady’ UK growth, says new data

9 December 2016

A new study has indicated that both the UK upholstered furniture and beds sectors are showing signs of ‘steady’ growth, as imports increase market share.

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John Lewis of Hungerford surpasses £8m sales mark as it streamlines business for future growth

9 December 2016

Kitchen and bedroom manufacturer and retailer John Lewis of Hungerford has reported a fifth consecutive year of sales growth, surpassing the £8m milestone for the first time.

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Neptune appoints property specialist as it plots London expansion

8 December 2016

Swindon-headquartered supply business Neptune has revealed its target locations in London as it plans to expand its presence in the capital.

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Furniture Makers’ Christmas Ball raises over £4,000

8 December 2016

The Furniture Makers’ Company has revealed that its Christmas Ball raised more than £4,000 for the industry’s dedicated charity.

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Dams expands collection centres

8 December 2016

Office furniture specialist Dams has expanded its network of customer collection centres, now including Bristol and Peterlee.