Retail footfall sees “difficult ending to tough year” says Springboard

Decoration Table - January 14, 2020 The five weeks to 28th December proved a "difficult ending to a tough year" in retail footfall terms, according to Springboard, whose index saw a decline of -2.5%. Although a ....

Lighting Articles

Decoration Table - January 11, 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 ....

Glasswells charity quiz raises £1140

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 A charity quiz night held by four-store retailer Glasswells has raised £1140 for the My WiSH Charity, to provide festive decorations for the children’s Rainbow Ward at West Suffolk Hospital. Now in its ....

Spring Fair promises three stages of insight

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 Spring Fair, taking place from 2nd-6th February at the Birmingham NEC, has announced its new theatre line-up for 2020. Across five days and three stages, visitors will be treated to fresh retail ....

Young Furniture Makers to feature at exhibition

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 Following on from sponsoring the awards ceremony for the Young Furniture Makers’ Awards (YFM) at The Furniture Makers’ Awards ceremony in October, January Furniture Show will include a feature showing ....

Sealy proposes a diet for good sleep

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 Bed manufacturer Sealy UK has launched a campaign to educate the nation on the best diet to follow in order to get a good night’s sleep, after its research revealed that ....

Manufacturing apprenticeship pathways to be renewed

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 The Furniture and Interiors Education, Skills and Training Alliance (FIESTA) has confirmed that eight level 2 manufacturing apprenticeship pathways will be renewed in 2020, following campaigning by the trade body. In ....

Carpetright opens FV concessions in Leeds and Gateshead

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 Carpetright has opened new concessions in Furniture Village stores on the West Yorkshire Retail Park in Leeds, Birstall, and on the Metro Retail Park in Gateshead. The concessions, which opened ....

Brexit uncertainty holds back wage increases

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 New figures from the British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) reveal the impact of Brexit on pay across the industry. A total of 56% of respondents reported that their ability to increase pay ....

Bensons for Beds’ James Hollas talks trends

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 What do leading national bed retailers look for in the bedroom? Furniture News speaks to James Hollas, bedframes and bedroom furniture buyer at Bensons for Beds. James Hollas has been ....

GfK predicts rebound in consumer confidence

Decoration Table - December 25, 2019 GfK’s Consumer Confidence Index has recorded a sharp increase in optimism for the economy over the coming year, with the overall index increasing three points to –11 for December. Four measures ....

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 ....