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Morris Furniture Brands appoints administrator

Furniture group Morris Furniture Brands Ltd has gone into administration.

Baker furniture

Willis & Gambier parent acquires Baker Furniture owner

Samson Holding Ltd, the owner of Willis & Gambier, has announced the acquisition of Kohler Interiors Group Ltd for a consideration of $35m (£28m).


Stressless UK performance ‘unfavourable’ for Ekornes as sales fall

Scandinavian upholstery manufacturer Ekornes, owners of the renowned Stressless label, has reported a decline in sales in its fourth quarter, as Stressless sales fall in the UK.

Kingcome sofas

Sofa maker grows sales to highest point since 2008

Upholstery manufacturer Kingcome Sofas Limited has reported a second successive year of turnover growth as sales reached an eight-year high.

Natuzzi expansion

Natuzzi creates new retail division as aggressive expansion continues

Italian leather specialist Natuzzi has announced that it plans to continue its aggressive retail expansion plan with new stores to open across the world.


Upholstery firm secures funding to buy own property

Upholstery manufacturer D&P Upholstery Ltd has acquired its own premises after securing funding from Barclays Bank.

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QFC retain Manufacturing Guild Mark

28 February 2017

Lincolnshire furniture manufacturer QFC has retained the prestigious Manufacturing Guild Mark.

Crown imperial

Profits down at fitted furniture firm

28 February 2017

Fitted kitchen furniture specialist Crown Imperial has reported a decline in profits as sales remained flat on last year.


Howdens reports full year growth; plans to continue depot rollout

27 February 2017

Kitchen furniture specialist chain Howden Joinery Group has reported a growth in both revenue and profit in its full year preliminary results ended 24 December 2016.

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Tempur Sealy to supply Mattress Firm franchisees

27 February 2017

Mattress manufacturer Tempur Sealy International has confirmed that it will continue to supply Mattress Firm franchisees.

Second sitters

Upholstery exhibition announced for the Geffrye Museum

24 February 2017

The Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, East London will host a free upholstery exhibition from Tuesday 2 - Sunday 21 May