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Shop Direct appoint Sainsbury’s digital guru

Pureplay etailer Shop Direct has announced the appointment of Jon Rudoe to its executive board as its new retail and technology director.

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Michael O'Connor Furniture launches new website

Independent furniture retailer Michael O’Connor Furniture has announced the launch of its new website.

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Long-serving Irish independent launches new website

Southern Irish independent furniture retailer Meubles has confirmed the launch of its new website.

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Findel like-for-likes up double-digit; Express Gifts granted FCA approval

Online home shopping group Findel has reported a good sales performance in its latest trading update ahead of its half year results, which will be announced next week.

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VictoriaPlum seeks ‘substantial’ compensation following ruling; Victorian Plumbing could appeal

Online retailer VictoriaPlum.com has confirmed it has won a trademark case against Victorian Plumbing over an infringement relating to search engine advertising, although the latter could appeal following a successful counter-claim.

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Online furniture retailer set to open pop-up shop

London-based online furniture and home accessories retailer JK Pike has announced it plans to open a pop-up shop in Shoreditch next week.

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John Lewis agrees enhanced level of testing following Mattress Report

5 December 2016

John Lewis has agreed to a new, enhanced level of testing after conducting independent investigations following Cabinet Maker’s Mattress Report.

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Topps reports like-for-like calculation error

6 December 2016

Tile specialist Topps Tiles has discovered an error in its latest annual financial results published at the end of November, stating that its like-for-like sales figure in its current financial year had in fact fallen.

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Black Friday delivers mixed bag as UK retail sales growth slows

6 December 2016

Furniture sales perform ‘particularly well’ in November as Black Friday delivers a mixed bag for UK retail sales.

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Home24 strengthens European position with acquisition; Q3 sales grow

6 December 2016

Berlin-based investment group Rocket Internet SE has reported that its home and living division reported a reduced growth in sales, as it focussed on narrowing its losses.

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Carpetright European operations director to head up beds division

6 December 2016

Carpet and floor coverings retailer Carpetright has announced that Nick Worthington is to take on a new role, overseeing the business’ beds division.