Welcome to a new year, decade, and era – and another bumper issue of Furniture News.
As the election result paves the way for the next stage of our nation’s journey, our big retailer review presents our panel’s thoughts on the year gone by – and what’s to come.
Discover interviews with Robert Bridgman, who hopes his boxed sofa concept makes a lasting impression, and Ryan McNeish, who explains why even the most commercial of furniture designers must stay true to their principles.
Find out how retailers are maximising margins by implementing own-brand strategies, and how countless suppliers, associations and service providers intend to drive business in 2020 and beyond.
You’ll have a chance to engage many of these in person at the January Furniture Show (this issue contains a whopping 100-page preview) and the other exhibitions taking place this season.
Like Boris’ “One Nation” Government, success will only come through co-operation. If you’re looking for your next business partner, you’ve come to the right place.