Pasquale Junior Natuzzi – creative director and stylist, Natuzzi

Decoration Table - September 24, 2019 Founded in 1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, leather upholstery pioneer Natuzzi is Italy’s largest furniture brand and one of the furniture industry’s biggest players, with an extensive manufacturing footprint and a ....

WS Dennison marks 40 years of business

Decoration Table - September 24, 2019 Furniture logistics specialist WS Dennison recently celebrated 40 years in business with a family fun day for friends, family and other associates that “helped to build the business”. The event took place on 7th ....

Artisan acquires online rights to PD Global

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 London-based online drop-shipping specialist Artisan Furniture has acquired the online brand rights to PD Global, a 40-year-old furniture and accessories brand which is currently in administration. Artisan Furniture states it embodies the ethos PD Global online ....

Furniture association hosts annual Westminster reception

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 The Furniture Industry Research Association held its 23rd annual reception at the House of Lords last night, with baroness Warsi hosting for a third year running. Over 250 delegates from across ....

Dura Beds suspended from bed federation

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 Batley-based manufacturer Dura Beds has been suspended from National Bed Federation (NBF) membership for failing its stringent Code of Practice audit process this summer. "To achieve a Preferred A rating a company ....

John Lewis champions own-brand home goods amid H1 losses

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 The John Lewis Partnership reports a pre-tax loss of -£25.9m (compared to £0.8m profit last year) for H1 (ended 27th July 2019), despite enjoying profit at Waitrose & Partners. In John Lewis ....

Why managers need to become coaches

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 If you think of the sporting world, all the top sportspeople have coaches to help them to perform at their highest level and win at their chosen sport. But it’s ....

Vispring broadens scope with affordable line

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 Last month, Vispring launched a new sub-brand, J.Marshall by Vispring, which draws on the legacy of Canadian-born engineer James Marshall – a spring visionary who had a close association with ....

Mlily – a whole new ball game

Decoration Table - September 17, 2019 Want a better life? Buy a better bed. Catalysed by the online disruptor brands, the mattress sector has been quick to tap into growing consumer demand for a good night’s ....

Power to the pureplays?

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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 ....