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Jul 18, 2024 News

NBF consumer survey highlights changing bed-buying habits

Local authorities are struggling with old mattress collections, bedsteads are enjoying a resurgence and foam mattresses overtake pocket springs in…

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Jul 18, 2024 Resources

Create a traffic build-up at your store

If footfall is down but conversions are up, perhaps it’s time to consider a few novel ideas to drive store traffic this summer, suggests our US…

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Jul 18, 2024 News

Gallery director completes 400km charity bike ride

James Hudson, commercial director at Gallery Direct, recently completed a 400km, four-day charity bike ride organised by Help for Heroes.

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Jul 17, 2024 Event Preview

Connect with top Asian manufacturers at VIFA ASEAN 2024

The second Vietnam ASEAN International Furniture and Home Accessories Fair (VIFA ASEAN 2024) promises to connect supply and demand in the South East…

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NEWS


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Jul 18, 2024 News

NBF consumer survey highlights changing bed-buying habits

Local authorities are struggling with old mattress collections, bedsteads are enjoying a resurgence and foam mattresses overtake pocket springs in…

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Jul 18, 2024 News

Gallery director completes 400km charity bike ride

James Hudson, commercial director at Gallery Direct, recently completed a 400km, four-day charity bike ride organised by Help for Heroes.

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Jul 17, 2024 News

ScS halts sales of flooring products

ScS is no longer selling carpet and flooring, either online or in-store, reports Retail Week, which states that the decision was made due to a lack…

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Jul 17, 2024 News

Sofa Club opens in Liverpool this week

Retailer Sofa Club is opening its first store in Liverpool this Saturday.


EVENTS


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Jul 17, 2024 Event Preview

Connect with top Asian manufacturers at VIFA ASEAN 2024

The second Vietnam ASEAN International Furniture and Home Accessories Fair (VIFA ASEAN 2024) promises to connect supply and demand in the South East…

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Jul 16, 2024 Event Preview

Vietnam furniture fair gears up for 2025

HawaExpo, Vietnam’s largest nationally endorsed export furniture fair, will return from 5-7th March 2025.

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Jul 15, 2024 Event Preview

New Business Pavilion brings start-ups to Autumn Fair

The New Business Pavilion at Autumn Fair, the UK’s largest seasonal showcase for Home, Gift & Fashion, aims to showcase the next generation of makers…

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Jul 12, 2024 Event Preview

Sunshine sourcing with Home & Gift

Home & Gift returns to the Harrogate Convention Centre and the grounds of the DoubleTree By Hilton from 21st-24th July, and promises retailers four…


PROFILES


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Jun 28, 2024 Profiles

When Christina met Kevin – Cófra's grand designs

Christina Byrne, the founder and MD of design-led furniture importer Cófra, discuss the company’s design prowess, Kevin McCloud’s endorsement,…

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Jun 24, 2024 Profiles

Claimlane simplifies returns and claims

In the ever-evolving world of retail, staying ahead of the curve means constantly innovating to meet the demands of both consumers and businesses.…

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Jun 18, 2024 Profiles

TRL Handmade Furniture – individuality through craftsmanship

From the heart of Nottingham, an award-winning furniture manufacturer, renowned for its bespoke creations, is increasingly making waves across the UK…

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Jun 17, 2024 Profiles

Roche Bobois – furniture with flair in NYC

French luxury furniture brand Roche Bobois has unveiled the extensive renovation of its Madison Avenue showroom in New York City – a testament to its…


INTERVIEWS


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Jul 15, 2024 Interviews

Emma goes west

As Emma - The Sleep Company opens its first bricks-and-mortar store in the UK, Furniture News asks its director of European retail, Benoît Linossier,…

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Jul 11, 2024 Interviews

Making a sustainable impact

This spring, Harrison Spinks published a new report outlining the impact of its ongoing sustainably-focused initiatives, from both the main bed…

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Jul 01, 2024 Interviews

MattressNextDay’s new dawn

After another year of impressive growth, in which Kent-based multichannel retailer MattressNextDay saw record profits, Furniture News asked its three…

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Jun 28, 2024 Interviews

Getting personal: Sam Jackson, Bluebone

Having spent much of her career as Halo’s operations director and global supply chain manager, Sam Jackson, Bluebone Imports’ commercial director, is…


TRENDS


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Jun 14, 2024 Trends

Habitat responds to the latest outdoor living trends

Habitat’s Spring/Summer 2024 collection is packed with creative responses to the latest outdoor furniture trends …

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May 07, 2024 Trends

Exploring cutting-edge furniture trends in commercial spaces

Commercial interior design is more than just aesthetic choices – it’s about shaping the functionality and atmosphere of workspaces, writes Amy Wilson…

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May 07, 2024 Trends

Report reveals declining sofa trends

The Sofa Retailers Report by Salience Search Marketing has assessed the current industry trends and what consumers search for by analysing 11 crucial…

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Feb 15, 2024 Trends

Dreams' Fabio Perrotta talks trends

Looking for a steer on the upcoming (and outgoing) furniture and interiors trends? In January's issue, Fabio Perrotta, Dreams' director of…


PRODUCTS


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Jul 01, 2024 Products

Nova leaves the competition in the shade

With the launch of the Nova Experience Centre last month, the garden furniture wholesaler reveals that its most sought-after product remains the…

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Jul 01, 2024 Products

Sofa Source joins Manchester show line-up

Contemporary upholstery specialist Sofa Source has confirmed that it will exhibit at this year's Manchester Furniture Show, taking place from…

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Jun 28, 2024 Products

Why customer service comes first at Rhenus

In the highly competitive furniture industry, where products often represent significant investments for consumers, the delivery experience can make…

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Jun 28, 2024 Products

Manchester launches just the beginning, says Harmony CEO

The year continues at pace for Harmony Furnishings, which plans to launch its heavily revised and much-improved catalogue at Manchester Furniture…

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