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  • The Range opens first ‘IKEA like’ flatpack clearance store; new giant distribution hub set for May launch

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  • Logistics specialist launches new alert app

  • Australian logistics firm offers UK entry for home improvement retailer

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Reface Scotland joins the TFO

Kitchen specialist retailer Reface Scotland Ltd has announced it has joined The Furniture Ombudsman (TFO).

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New arrivals at children’s homeware firm

Children’s furniture and homewares brand Mamas & Papas has announced the appointment of two senior directors.

Business paper

Furniture prices continue upward trend with leather sofas the main culprit

UK inflation rose in December to the highest rate in two and a half years, as leather settees continued to drive furniture prices up.

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Furniture and home accessories perform well for John Lewis

Clearance continues to drive up sales for John Lewis as furniture delivers solid week for the retailer.

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Loaf makes positive start to 2017 after IT hiccup over Christmas; directorial promotions

Online furniture retail brand Loaf blames ‘glitches’ for order delays over Christmas, but has beefed up its operations to cope with its growing demand.

Mattressman

Bed retailer delivers record year as sales surpass £20m; new HQ acquired

Mattress retailer Mattressman has confirmed it plans to relocate its operations to a new site as both top and bottom lines report record growth.

Retail News

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Furniture sales slow in December; amount purchased drops

20 January 2017

Furniture retail sales slowed in December as overall UK retail sales fell below original forecasts.

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Leekes revels in furniture success as acquisition pays dividends

20 January 2017

South Wales-based family business Leekes has reported double-digit growth across its furnishings sector, with beds delivering another of strong sales.

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Independent set to close after four decades

19 January 2017

Independent furniture retailer Speaks of Blackrod has confirmed it will close its doors later this year after 44 years of trading.

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N Brown delivers record Christmas

19 January 2017

Homewares deliver mid single-digit growth for home shopping group N Brown, as third quarter sales report continued growth.

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Reface Scotland joins the TFO

18 January 2017

Kitchen specialist retailer Reface Scotland Ltd has announced it has joined The Furniture Ombudsman (TFO).