Logisitcs

  • Property firm snaps up B&Q and Wickes warehouses

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  • Logistics firm signs lease for new facility; set to hold largest hub across Europe

  • French retailer CAFOM extends logistics deal; plans to open new distribution hub

Worldstores

Head of QA at MattressesWorld (Worldstores) offers response to Mattress Report

Jeremy Mace, head of quality assurance at MattressesWorld (Worldstores) got in touch with Cabinet Maker in response to the findings of the 2016 Mattress Report.

Bensons for beds shop lincoln web

Bensons for Beds issues Mattress Report response

Alan Williams, managing director at Steinhoff Retail Operations has got in touch with Cabinet Maker to respond to the Mattress Report findings. Five mattresses were purchased from the retailer, all of which passed the tests.

Bunnings store

Bunnings CEO steps down into advisory role

New Homebase owner Wesfarmers has confirmed that long-serving Bunnings CEO John Gillam is stepping down as managing director after 12 years in the role.

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The Range to open second store in Ireland

Homewares and furniture retail chain The Range has confirmed that it plans to open a new store in Ireland.

Winchester

Independent expands with third store opening

High-end independent furniture and interiors retailer Orchid has announced the launch of its new store in Hampshire.

Ikea

IKEA surpasses €35bn sales milestone; invests €1bn in sustainable materials

Swedish furniture giant IKEA Group has reported a total net income of €4.2bn, whilst sales reached €35.1bn, a growth of 7.4% on last year.

Retail News

Bruno

Bruno Sleep provides Mattress Report statement

9 December 2016

Cabinet Maker magazine has received a statement from mattress brand Bruno Sleep with regards to the Mattress Report.

Archers sleep ayr

Scottish independent appoints new MD; potential expansion in the pipeline

9 December 2016

Scottish independent retailer Archers Sleepcentre has confirmed the appointment of Ross Beveridge as its new managing director.

Harry corry store

Cost reductions swing Belfast furniture retailer back to profit

9 December 2016

Home furnishings retailer Harry Corry has reported a return to profit for the first time since 2011 as increased footfall delivers boost in turnover.

Matt firm

Steinhoff reveals plans for latest acquisitions including Mattress Firm and Poundland

9 December 2016

Global group Steinhoff International has revealed its bedding strategy following the acquisition of US-based Mattress Firm, as well as indicating its plans regarding Poundland and Fantastic Furniture.

Worldstores

Head of QA at MattressesWorld (Worldstores) offers response to Mattress Report

9 December 2016

Jeremy Mace, head of quality assurance at MattressesWorld (Worldstores) got in touch with Cabinet Maker in response to the findings of the 2016 Mattress Report.