Laura Ashley appoints China licensing partner

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 Home and fashion retailer Laura Ashley has appointed IMG to exclusively license its brand in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, through consumer home, fashion, beauty and lifestyle products that ....

Etailer Amara pushes into Belgium

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 After a period of strong European growth, UK-based interiors etailer Amara will launch its 10th localised site this month, in Belgium. Mirroring the infrastructure of its existing French and German sites, Amara plans to expand ....

Bed Industry Awards 2019 finalists revealed

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 The National Bed Federation (NBF) has announced its finalists for the 2019 Bed Industry Awards, now in their ninth year. Over 20 bed manufacturers, suppliers and retailers are competing for the top ....

Harrison Spinks – where tradition meets innovation 

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 Fifth-generation luxury bedmaker Harrison Spinks was established in 1840 but is today focusing on the future more than ever, while still maintaining its family-run roots. In this article, MD Simon ....

Buyer beware!

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 In August's issue of Furniture News, the NBF’s executive director Jessica Alexander talked about trust, and focused on how the internet appears to enable rogue traders to operate with ease ....

Independent directors appointed at John Lewis Partnership

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 Dame Clare Tickell and Michael Herlihy have been appointed as the John Lewis Partnership’s first independent directors. Dame Clare Tickell is currently non-executive director at the National Audit Office, chair ....

Retail parks buck August footfall decline

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 Retail footfall declined by -1.3% in August, compared to the same point in 2018 when it declined by -1.6%, reports BRC-Springboard. High street footfall fell -1.9%, retail park footfall increased +1.0%, ....

Harrison Spinks enjoys royal visit

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 Last week, fifth-generation bedmaker Harrison Spinks welcomed the Queen’s representative in West Yorkshire to its Leeds headquarters to receive a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: Sustainable Development. Lord lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Ed ....

Still time for no-deal Brexit preparations

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Hypnos to reveal its ethical vision

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 Bed industry innovator Hypnos will unveil a series of new initiatives at this year's Bed Show, where it promises to take customer comfort and sustainability to the next level … ....

Rose & Grey invests in new marketing and website

Decoration Table - September 10, 2019 Interiors brand Rose & Grey has committed funding into the launch of the brand’s inaugural shoppable look-book and a refreshed ecommerce site.  According to the multichannel retailer – which also ....

All change at hushabye

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 The first thing those visiting hushabye’s stand at this year’s Bed Show (taking place at Telford International Centre on 17-18th September) will notice is a thorough brand refresh that is a ....

Gallery signals huge H2 roll-out

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 Gallery Direct is set to launch its biggest ever autumn/winter collection – featuring over 600 new lines – at Autumn Fair this month. The collection includes over 125 furniture lines, ....

Scatter Box returns to Autumn Fair

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 Abbeylands Furniture is celebrating 40 years in business this year. Established in 1979, its Scatter Box brand is one of Ireland’s leading names in designer furnishings, supplying many renowned retailers ....

Irish show awards celebrate best in the business

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 The IFHS exhibition, which took place at the Dublin's National Show Centre from 24-27th this month, saw the return of the Irish Furniture and Home Awards, a scheme designed to celebrate the ....

Furniture Village turns 30

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 The UK’s largest independently-owned furniture retailer, Furniture Village, celebrates its 30th birthday this month. In honour of this milestone, the retailer has been rewarding its customers with competitions, daily deals and a ....

Consumer confidence falls again in August

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 UK Consumer Confidence fell three points to -14 in August, according to GfK's long-running barometer of the population's willingness to spend. All five measures decreased, including the major purchase index, which ....

Emma partners with John Lewis

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 John Lewis & Partners will be the first UK high street retailer to stock the Emma Original Mattress from European bed-in-a-box brand Emma Mattress. This will see Emma's physical presence ....

Rutherfords of Morpeth changes hands

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 Department store Rutherfords of Morpeth has been sold after more than 170 years in the Rutherford family. MD Richard Rutherford, the fifth-generation family member to run the flagship store in Bridge Street, ....

Sleep healthy with Activsleep, says Sealy

Decoration Table - September 3, 2019 Living a healthy lifestyle is no longer just about diet and exercise, says Sealy UK – a new breed of consumer is increasingly making the link between getting good quality ....

Crossing the line with At the Helm

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New guild website honours the memory of industry pioneer

Decoration Table - August 27, 2019 The Long Eaton Guild now boasts a new website to promote its biannual Long Point exhibitions, courtesy of digital creative agency, Orbital Vision. Orbital waived the fee for the project, instead ....

Breasley to reveal upgraded Salus at Bed Show

Decoration Table - August 27, 2019 Breasley is set to unveil an extensive upgrade and rebrand of its luxury Salus collection as the bed brand marks its 10th anniversary at this year's NBF Bed Show (17-18th September ....

One giant leap for product marketing

Decoration Table - August 27, 2019 “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” It’s been 50 years since Armstrong and Aldrin set foot in the Sea of Tranquility, fulfilling Kennedy’s ambitious ....

Waste not, want not – the furniture industry’s war on plastics

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Bensons launches personalised sleep guidance

Decoration Table - August 27, 2019 Bensons for Beds has unveiled its bespoke Sleep Diet model, designed by sleep expert, Stephanie Romiszewski, to prescribe an ideal sleep regime for the nations struggling sleepers. Available nationwide from the ....

Savoir launches online store and new showrooms

Decoration Table - August 27, 2019 Luxury bedmaker Savoir has unveiled a new online store, introducing ecommerce to its recently rebranded website to help increase its D2C reach. The expansion of Savoir’s ecommerce operation coincides with the opening of ....