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  • Independent retailer donates £30,000 worth of furniture to homeless

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  • Independent set to close; owners to retire

  • Retailer grows sales for fifth successive year

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Stollers store

Cumbrian independent reports double-digit sales growth

Independent furniture retailer Stollers has reported a double-digit growth in turnover, as profits more than doubled.

Furniture market store

Furniture business opens revamped store

Independent furniture business Furniture Market has officially opened its new store in Bury St Edmonds.

Lowther furniture

Furniture firm expands with larger store

Independent bespoke furniture business Lowther Furniture has confirmed it will close its Houghton store so it can expand to a bigger premises.

Attik home

Independent marks anniversary with floral extension

Independent furniture and interiors retailer Attik Home has expanded its offering with an in-house florist service.

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Furniture maker cleared of criminal allegation following police investigation

Bespoke furniture manufacturer Robert Dylan Pine has been cleared of any wrong doing following a police investigation regarding order complaints.

Inspired rooms torquay

Devon independent expands with takeover

Independent furniture retailer Inspired Rooms has confirmed a merger with fellow Torquay-based business Jeff Williams Furniture to fulfil its expansion plans.

Tapi carpets hayes store

Tapi Carpets and Wren Living agree Leicester units; Tapi to continue store rollout

Two furniture retailers have agreed to take on units at a new development in Leicester.

The place for homes

Independent retailer donates £30,000 worth of furniture to homeless

Welsh furniture firm The Place for Homes has donated £30,000 worth of furniture to support people who have been homeless.

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Furniture retail sales fall in January

Furniture retail sales fell into negative territory during January for the first time in six months.

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Amazon to create 5,000 UK jobs

Online retailer Amazon has announced that it plans to create 5,000 new jobs in the UK with the opening of three new fulfilment centres.

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Furniture business startups almost double in January

January saw a successive month-on-month double-digit growth of UK furniture retail and manufacturing companies registered.

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Online shopping firm to refund customers £12.5m

Online business Express Gifts has entered into an agreement with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide a £12.5m redress to refund customers who were sold insurance.