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 ....

Bedlinen specialist unveils new showroom

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 Homewares specialist Bedeck has unveiled its new flagship Northern Irish store in Belfast, and its new trade showroom at its headquarters in Magheralin, County Down. Both were officially opened by architect, television presenter and writer George ....

Stressless pledges trees for sales

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 Recliner specialist Stressless has committed locally through Trees for Cities to plant a tree for every seat sold across the UK and Ireland during the winter sale period, as well as pledging to plant ....

Heal’s opens new Chiswick outlet

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 Heal’s has announced the expansion of its London portfolio with a new outlet store, opening on Chiswick high street next week. Heal’s will open the doors to its new 2080 ....

Consumer confidence flatlines in November

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index was unchanged at -14 for November. One measure increased, one stayed the same, and three measures decreased – including the major purchase index, which fell by ....

Meet Taskers of Accrington

Decoration Table - December 3, 2019 Furniture News meets Ivor Lefton, MD of independent retailer Taskers of Accrington, which sells leading lounge, dining and bedroom furniture brands, plus carpets and flooring from its flagship showroom in Lancashire, alongside ....