Mammoth partners with sleep scientist

Decoration Table - August 4, 2020 Sleep, health and wellbeing brand The Mammoth Company has teamed up with one of the country’s leading sleep scientists to launch a new video podcast series.  The company is working with Dr ....

Emma celebrates UK revenue growth and new strategy

Decoration Table - July 28, 2020 Boxed mattress specialist Emma – The Sleep Company more than doubled its turnover in the first half of 2020, as its revenue has grew by some +120% YoY. In the ....

Bed retailers embrace new NBF champions scheme

Decoration Table - July 28, 2020 More than 170 shops have signed up to the National Bed Federation’s (NBF) newly launched Retail Champions scheme. Less than a fortnight after launch, 172 retail outlets have applied to ....

Top-level promotions at Harrison Spinks

Decoration Table - July 28, 2020 Fifth-generation bedmaker Harrison Spinks has announced two internal promotions that will see MD Simon Spinks promoted to group chairman, replacing his father Peter Spinks, who steps into a non-executive director ....

BFM seeks to clarify production roles under new immigration system

Decoration Table - July 28, 2020 The British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) has issued guidance to members on the eligibility of roles in the sector following the Home Office’s publication of its new points-based immigration system. Under ....

Furniture search platform levels up

Decoration Table - July 28, 2020 ufurnish.com, formerly known as Kuldea, has launched an innovative search engine which aims to reinvent the way furniture and furnishings products are searched, discovered, compared and shopped online. Bringing together hundreds of thousands of ....

How to do it right: Choose lamps for your home

Decoration Table - July 22, 2020 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 ....

Charity auction pledges to help hardest hit

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 The Furniture Makers’ Company is holding a month-long online auction fundraiser to raise money to support people in the trade who have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 crisis. The auction, ....

Association report assesses subject of mattress comfort

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 The ergonomics arm of FIRA International has authored the latest publication from the Furniture Industry Research Association, entitled A review into the validity of interface pressure mapping to assess perceived ....

BFM advises on creating safer working environments

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 The British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is signposting its Environmental, Health and Safety service, to ensure members have access to the latest information to provide Covid-19 secure environments. Designed to help members ....

Face coverings to be mandatory in-store

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 The Health Secretary today confirmed that face coverings will be mandatory for shoppers in England from Friday 24th July. Speaking to the House of Commons today, Matt Hancock explained that those failing to ....

John Lewis extends Click & Collect through Co-op

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 John Lewis has announced that its fast track, Click & Collect delivery and returns service will be available in over 500 Co-op food stores by the end of the summer. ....

Bensons reveals new management line-up

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 Following a pre-pack administration process at the end of June, Bensons for Beds has unveiled a new leadership team. Chris Howell, who has worked with the business in an advisory capacity since ....

Rebranded sofa group appoints CFO

Decoration Table - July 21, 2020 Jonathan Fearn has been appointed CFO at TCM Living (formerly DM Midlands). His appointment comes just weeks after the newly named TCM Living brought together sofa brands Ashley Manor, AMX Design, Alexander & James and Alstons.  ....

How to: Choose lamps for your home

Decoration Table - July 16, 2020 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 ....

Eight John Lewis stores not to re-open

Decoration Table - July 14, 2020 The John Lewis Partnership has announced it will not re-open eight John Lewis stores. The shops identified for closure include two of the smallest in the estate - travel hub shops ....

Furniture Village named retail Family Business of the Year

Decoration Table - July 7, 2020 The UK’s largest family-run furniture retailer, Furniture Village, has been named retail Family Business of the Year in the national Family Business United awards. Furniture Village took first prize due ....

Barker and Stonehouse urges shoppers to buy British

Decoration Table - July 7, 2020 Independent British furniture retailer Barker and Stonehouse is leading the charge for British furniture manufacturing in a new campaign. Entitled Let’s Get Going Britain!, the campaign supports homegrown furnituremakers, calling for the furniture ....

Harveys’ future uncertain as Bensons rescued in pre-pack deal

Decoration Table - July 7, 2020 Two of the UK’s largest furniture retail brands, Bensons for Beds and Harveys, entered administration yesterday. Bensons was immediately sold back to Alteri in a pre-pack designed to shed existing debts, ....

NBF launches associate membership category

Decoration Table - July 7, 2020 The National Bed Federation (NBF) is introducing an associate category to its membership, giving start-up bed manufacturers access to professional help and advice. Until now, full membership of the trade ....

Autumn Fair 2020 replaced with “virtual forum”

Decoration Table - July 7, 2020 After conversations between the organiser, exhibitors and visitors, Hyve has decided that Autumn Fair will not take place this year. Spring Fair will continue to take place on 7-11th February ....

NBF Sleep Council merges with The Sleep Charity

Decoration Table - July 7, 2020 The National Bed Federation (NBF) has become a founding supporter of The Sleep Charity as it merges with The Sleep Council. The brainchild of the NBF, The Sleep Council was ....

FIRA COO steps down

Decoration Table - June 30, 2020 Phil Reynolds, COO of the Furniture Industry Research Association and technical development manager for FIRA International, is stepping down. Charles Vernon, chairman of the association, comments: “For over a decade Phil ....

NBF cancels 2020 Bed Show and confirms new president

Decoration Table - June 30, 2020 The National Bed Federation (NBF) has taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Bed Show (22nd-23rd September) due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. NBF executive director  Jessica Alexander ....

John Lewis appoints new executive director

Decoration Table - June 30, 2020 The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Pippa Wicks as executive director for John Lewis. Pippa joins from the Co-op Group, where she was deputy chief executive, and will start her ....

ADP delivers against challenging backdrop

Decoration Table - June 23, 2020 These are challenging time for the furniture industry, but visual merchandising specialist ADP Distribution, centrally based in the West Midlands, continues to offer dedicated vehicle and courier services for retailers ....

Belgian fair offers coronavirus guarantee

Decoration Table - June 23, 2020 Brussels Furniture Fair, scheduled to take place from 8-11th November, has outlined a strategy to support its exhibitors this year. Last month, the show announced that it would support exhibitors by ....