• Independent opens larger furniture store

  • Leekes reports another strong year; half-year sales up by 25% as acquisition of Park Furnishers delivers positive impact

  • Stokers revenues grow beyond £40m

  • Leekes receives excellence award

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Independent expands into Newport

Independent furniture retailer The Furniture Store has expanded its physical presence with a new outlet in Newport.


Northern Irish independent sees sales rise as it celebrates 40 year milestone

Northern Irish furniture retailer CFC Interiors has reported a third successive growth in turnover as it reaches its 40th anniversary.

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Independent chain plans further investment

Independent department store chain Fenwick has reported a growth in turnover and profit as continued investment in stores helped drive performance.

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Taskers celebrates 120 year milestone

Independent furniture retailer Taskers has reached its 120th anniversary in business.

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Barkers Home receives best display recognition

Northallerton-based independent furniture store Barkers Home has won the Excellence in Retail Display award.

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Independent invests £150,000 in restaurant revamp

Suffolk-based independent furniture retailer Glasswells has announced that it has completed its restaurant refurbishment at its Bury St. Edmunds store.

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BHS to expand its international arm

British retail brand BHS has confirmed plans to expand its international business.


IKEA plots potential Cork expansion

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has confirmed it is ‘considering’ a potential Cork location as it continues to review its ongoing expansion strategy.

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Danish furniture firm expands Irish presence

Danish home furnishings and accessories retail chain Søstrene Grene has announced that it will open its first store in Cork.

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Laura Ashley to close Homebase concessions in 2017

Homeware and fashion chain Laura Ashley has confirmed it will close its concessions within all Homebase stores in 2017.

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ScS set to open debut Aberdeen store

Sofa and carpet specialist ScS has announced that its new store in Aberdeen officially opens tomorrow.

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B&Q furniture targeted by thieves after double break in

Home improvement retail chain B&Q has confirmed that its Malvern store near Worcester has suffered a series of break-ins.