Bensons partners with sleep scientist

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 Bensons for Beds has announced a new partnership with sleep scientist Dr Sophie Bostock. As the retailer’s official sleep expert, Sophie will become an integral part of its 2020 plans, ....

Christmas predictions from the BRC

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Consumers are set to spend approximately £82b across the festive period, states the British Retail Consortium (BRC), which has published a Festive FAQ outlining its predictions for the near future of the national retail sector. ....

Tackling the challenges (other than Brexit) facing the furniture industry

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Kaymed celebrates double award win

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 International furniture and bedding group Harvey Norman selected leading mattress specialist Kaymed as its Homewares and Linen Product of the Year 2019, for its innovative Sleep Studio Pillows – and the Kaymed brand ....

Ex-HRG CEO joins Debenhams parent company

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Debenhams Group has appointed John Walden and Kevin Conroy as non-executive directors of Celine Jersey Topco, the group's parent company. John Walden was formerly CEO of Home Retail Group and ....

Emma celebrates Black Friday success

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 European bed-in-a-box brand Emma has reported a successful Black Friday campaign, in which it generated sales of €9m across its 18 markets from 29th November to 2nd December. This represents a YoY growth of ....

British associations respond to election result

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Following the Conservative Party's election victory, prominent UK associations are begining to return their verdicts on the result. Helen Dickinson OBE, chief executive of the British Retail Consortium (BRC), comments: “We ....

Swoon rescued by founders in pre-pack deal

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Online furniture brand Swoon, which was placed into administration earlier this month, has been sold to Swoon Editions Ltd, which is majority owned and managed by Swoon's founders. Will Wright and ....

US luxury giant RH confirms UK plans

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Leading US luxury homewares retailer RH (formerly Restoration Hardware) has confirmed its intention to establish an international presence in 2021/22, starting with 5-7 European showrooms, alongside further growth in its home ....

The right retail mindset for a changing marketplace

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Do you have a perfect vision for your business in 2020? The world is changing, and the furniture sector with it. There are more competitors and new entrants with new concepts ....

BFM fabric show pulled back a week

Decoration Table - December 17, 2019 Due to a fixture clash at its Chelsea FC (Stamford Bridge) venue, the 2020 BFM Fabric Show London will take place on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th February, a week earlier than previously announced. Organiser ....

Как правильно: Выбрать светильники для дома

Decoration Table - December 16, 2019 Рассчитать размер светильника поможет формула:D (диаметр светильника) = {A (длина комнаты) + B (ширина комнаты)} ÷ 10 Когда светильник квадратный или сложной формы, D — это длина квадрата либо большая ....

How to: Choose fixtures for the home

Decoration Table - December 15, 2019 Рассчитать размер светильника поможет формула:D (диаметр светильника) = {A (длина комнаты) + B (ширина комнаты)} ÷ 10 Когда светильник квадратный или сложной формы, D — это длина квадрата либо большая ....

Koelnmesse names new COO

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Oliver Frese, a former member of show organiser Deutsche Messe's board, will take on the position of COO at Koelnmesse, the company behind events including imm cologne and interzum, on 1st January. As ....

Meet Daniel Spinks, Harrison Spinks

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Fifth-generation family bedmaker and double Queen’s Award winner, Harrison Spinks employs over 600 people in and around its manufacturing operation in Leeds, and is the purveyor of the Harrison, Somnus, ....

January Furniture Show goes greener

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 January Furniture Show 2020 is striving to be the greenest edition yet, reusing materials, reducing waste and recycling where possible. The aim for 2020 is to increase the recycling rate ....

Securing small businesses against cyber threats

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Whether your business is in furniture manufacturing or retail, it is under threat from cyber attacks. According to Redsquid’s Mike Ianiri, 43% of these are carried out on small businesses ....

Tackling post-Brexit immigration uncertainty

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Since taking over from Theresa May, new PM Boris Johnson has focused heavily on the issue of immigration – but the Government White Paper proposals for a post-Brexit immigration scheme, published ....

Dunelm positive after web platform transition

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Dunelm has positively revised its profit expectations for the year, thanks to the transition of its customers to a new digital platform. The retailer says that its modern, flexible, cloud-native platform will ....

Spring Fair introduces international sourcing opportunities

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Retail home and gift exhibition Spring Fair (taking place from 2nd-6th February) will launch an international sourcing sector in 2020. The new sector, Sourcing, which had a successful first outing at Autumn ....

Shire Beds supports Leeds event for the homeless

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Bedmaker Shire Beds reinforced its commitment to local causes by donating a branded bed to The Big Sleep 2019, a collaborative fundraising event which involves Leeds business leaders, residents, players of rugby league team Leeds Rhinos ....

New technology at January Furniture Show

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 January Furniture Show, which will take place from 19th-22nd January at Birmingham’s NEC, will take a step into the future with three advanced technology systems in 2020. The first of these ....

Rain and Black Friday skew November footfall

Decoration Table - December 10, 2019 Retail footfall declined by -3.4% in November, compared with -3.2% in November last year, according to the latest Springboard Footfall Monitor. However, November did not benefit from the success of Black ....

ScS to announce lower LFLs at AGM

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 ScS, which will hold its AGM later today, reports group trading in line with the board's expectations. Chairman Alan Smith will make the following statement: “It is clear that the ongoing economic and ....

Black Friday shift affects John Lewis sales

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 Sales were down -43.3% at John Lewis & Partners last week, but up +30% compared to the week before Black Friday last year, which fell earlier in the month. However, this ....

A guide to the UK furniture shows of 2020

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 From one-stop shops to intimate affairs, 2020 is bursting with UK-based furniture trade exhibitions, giving buyers the opportunity to engage with sellers and experience those all-important tactile qualities of new ....

Innovate to mitigate as Brexit approaches

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 In this article, Dalia Lasaite, CEO of CGTrader, explains how innovative technologies will be even more essential for retailers if and when Britain exits the EU … It’s no secret ....