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Burntwood furniture store relocated to make way for new homes

A furniture business in Burntwood has relocated from its site on high street position in order to make way for a new housing development.

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New indie furniture business opens in Hampshire

A new family run furniture business has opened its doors in the Hampshire town of Andover, a local newspaper has reported.

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Industry figure sadly passes away

It is with great sadness that Accrington based independent retailer, Taskers, announces the passing of Bob Tasker at the age of 92.

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Bed retailer teams up with osteopath for new range launch

Family run bed retailer Sussex Beds has announced that it has partnered with neighbouring osteopath Christian Bates in the launch of its new Spinal Therapy range of mattresses promoting good back health.

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Manchester retailer celebrates 70 years; reveals expansion plans

Manchester-based furniture and home furnishing retailer, Housing Units celebrates its 70th year of trading this month.

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bira retailers urge chancellor to heed business rate reform solution

National association representing UK independent retailers, the British Independent Retailers Association, (bira) is presenting the chancellor with a three-point plan solution to help the high street and create a system fit for modern retailing.

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Mobility furniture firm wins ASA case

Cambridge-based mobility furniture specialist Anchor Mobility has won an advertising case following allegations of misleading adverts.

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Oak Furniture Land relocates Watford showroom

Hardwood furniture retailer Oak Furniture Land has confirmed it has relocated its Watford store.

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Furniture prices rise as UK inflation jumps to 40 month high

Furniture retail prices in February rose by 0.3% compared to last year, with prices up by 5.1% on January.

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Continued store closures impact B&Q sales; Kingfisher announce new chairman

Home improvement retailer B&Q has reported a fall in sales due to planned store closures, but delivered continued to make good progress within its digital division.

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Half year sales rise past £150m at ScS; narrows losses

Sofa specialist ScS has reported a growth in both revenue and profit in its first half results for the 26 weeks ended 28 January 2017.

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Next gets go ahead for Burton expansion

Fashion and homewares retailer Next has been given the green light for a new store in Burton.