Logisitcs

  • German logistics firm enters UK market through acquisition

  • Nursery furniture firm appoints logistics specialist

  • Hilary Devey Collection delivers positive JFS debut; TCS link boosts Irish network

  • Scottish warehouse ‘no longer suitable’ for John Lewis; talks with affected staff underway

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Consumer confidence falls in February

Consumer confidence in the UK fell in February as big-ticket purchases experienced a five point decline.

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Argos to open two new Sainsbury concessions

Homewares retailer Argos has confirmed it plans to open a new store in Gateshead.

Jysk

JYSK grows UK sales; invests a further £3m

Danish retail chain JYSK has reported another year of turnover growth within its UK division as it plans to expand its British store estate.

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Independent set to open 49th store

Independent retailer Furniture Village has confirmed it plans to open a new store in Merseyside this year.

Connection flooring ltd

Online firm opens first store

Online flooring retailer Connection Flooring Ltd has announced the launch of its debut store in Gateshead.

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Wayfair Q4 and full year 2016 results revealed

Global online destination for home furnishings and décor, Wayfair has published its fourth quarter and full year results for 2016.

Retail News

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Bensons for Beds continues to perform for Steinhoff’s UK market as Q1 sales rise

28 February 2017

South African conglomerate Steinhoff International has reported strong growth in its first quarter of 2017 with its latest acquisitions contributing to the group’s positive performance.

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Beds deliver double-digit growth for John Lewis

28 February 2017

Beds and bedroom furniture provide positive uplift in a week were sales fell for John Lewis.

Roche bobois

French furniture retailer grows sales; plans to open 12 new showrooms

28 February 2017

French high end furniture retailer Roche Bobois has reported an increase in turnover, as well as growing its export rate.

Aireloom mattress

US mattress brand enters UK market; plans to expand global footprint

28 February 2017

Bedroom furniture specialist And So To Bed has announced the launch of Aireloom mattresses into the UK market.

High street 2

Consumer confidence falls in February

28 February 2017

Consumer confidence in the UK fell in February as big-ticket purchases experienced a five point decline.