• Upholstery firm wins award

  • Third facility adds to double-digit revenue growth

  • Michael Tyler returns to JFS17

  • Sonnaz Upholstery joins TFO

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Alpha Designs appoints sales director; continued investment planned as sales grow 40%

Upholstery manufacturer Alpha Designs Upholstery Limited has announced the appointment of Barry Webb as its first ever sales director.


Foam manufacturer smashes £90m sales mark for first time

Foam manufacturer Carpenter has reported almost breaking the £100m turnover milestone as sales maintain steady growth for a second consecutive year.


Sofas by Saxon enters Yarnton Garden Centre partnership

Furniture manufacturer Sofas by Saxon has confirmed a strategic partnership with Yarnton Garden Centre.


QFC profits swell as decision to end IKEA and Tesco business impacts sales growth

Grantham-based upholstered furniture manufacturer The Quality Furniture Company (QFC) has reported a growth in profit despite turnover declining.

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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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Natuzzi benefits as raw material costs fall; ‘aggressive’ development of retail business continues

Italian leather specialist Natuzzi has announced a return to EBITDA profit for the first half-year 2016 figures, as ‘plant streamlining’ and lower material costs contributed to the positive performance.

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New MD appointed at Gainsborough; Jerry Yates to retire next year

25 October 2016

Mattress manufacturer Gainsborough has confirmed that managing director Jerry Yates will retire next year, with Nick Gigg being appointed into the role.


Irish furniture factory suffers fire

24 October 2016

Furniture manufacturer Tippo International Ltd has suffered a huge fire at its factory in Tipperary.


Upholstery firm wins award

24 October 2016

Upholstery business Cottage Upholstery has won the International Award in Traditional Upholstery by the Guild of Traditional Upholsterers at its latest AGM.

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Third facility adds to double-digit revenue growth

24 October 2016

Belfield Furnishings Limited, the Derbyshire headquartered parent company of upholstery supplier Westbridge Furniture and mattress source Duflex, welcomed a healthy rise in revenue by £14.7m.

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Boss Design Group commended by the Minister of State for International Trade

21 October 2016

The Minister of State for International Trade, the Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, has commended inaugural Export Award winner Boss Design Group for its overseas market growth.