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

  • Man Wah appoint new UK manager

  • Nathan Furniture Group enters new partnership with Elano

  • Ashley Manor appoints new sales director

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Tetrad delivers seven year sales high despite pressure from rising material costs

Upholstered furniture manufacturer Tetrad has reported its highest turnover since 2009 as well as seeing profits almost double.

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Natuzzi Q3 sales fall despite positive European performance

Italian leather specialist Natuzzi has announced that revenue for its third quarter fell double-digit, although its European market delivered a positive return.

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Brexit impacts UK sales for Chinese sofa group

Brexit vote impacts UK performance for Chinese sofa conglomerate Man Wah Holdings, as revenue fell by 32.5%.

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Chinese sofa manufacturer Man Wah proposes strategic alliance with Home Group

Chinese sofa conglomerate Man Wah Holdings, the group that houses the Cheers upholstery brand, has confirmed that it has signed a proposed deal that will form a strategic alliance with Home Group Ltd to strengthen its position in Europe.

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La-Z-Boy completes UK license deal from Furnico; acquires nine US stores

US-based La-Z-Boy Incorporated has confirmed that it has signed an agreement to acquire the license for the La-Z-Boy brand in the UK and Ireland from Furnico Ltd.


UK sales down at Ekornes as Stressless revenue falls double-digit

Scandinavian upholstery manufacturer Ekornes ASA, owners of the renowned Stressless label, has reported a decline in UK sales in its third quarter trading update.

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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.