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Dunelm posts strong profit increase

By The Retail Bulletin
Homewares retailer Dunelm increased its pre-tax profit by 19.4% to £83.6 million in the six months to 28 December. Like-for-like sales rose by 5.6% following a... View Article
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IKEA appoints new chief executive

12 February 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

IKEA chief executive Torbjörn Lööf is to step down and be succeeded by Jon Abrahamsson Ring. Ring currently leads the group’s franchising division. Having started his... View Article

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Kingfisher completes executive team with new appointments

11 February 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

Kingfisher, the owner of B&Q and Screwfix, has completed its group executive team by appointing Kate Seljeflot as chief people officer. Seljeflot will join the company... View Article

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AO and Cotswold Company embark on new delivery partnership

09 February 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

Online appliance retailer AO has signed up Cotswold Company for its delivery service. The 12-month rolling contract will see AO deliver Cotswold Company customers’ online furniture... View Article

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IKEA to close Coventry store

04 February 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

IKEA has announced plans to close its Coventry store this summer. Built in 2007 in the centre of the city, the store was one of the... View Article

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ScS first half trading in line with expectations

29 January 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

Upholstered furniture retailer ScS has said trading in the first half of its financial year has been in line with expectations. In the 26 weeks to... View Article

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IKEA expands Task Rabbit service to more locations

29 January 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

Furniture retailer IKEA is expanding its Task Rabbit home assembly service to six new areas. Launching in Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham, Gateshead, Southampton and Exeter at the... View Article

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Loaf appoints chief financial officer

22 January 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

Furniture retailer Loaf has appointed Anne Blixen-Finecke as its new chief financial officer. Blixen-Finecke has joined Loaf from Debenhams where was commercial financial director. Prior to... View Article

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DFS first half sales down 6%

15 January 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

DFS has posted a 6% decline in gross sales in the six months to 29 December after the upholstered furniture retailer experienced “subdued” trading in August... View Article

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Lovett + Judge opens Birmingham store

15 January 2020 by The Retail Bulletin

Lovett + Judge has opened a new flagship store at Birmingham’s Mailbox. Spanning 3,000 square feet, the shop showcases the brand’s range of furniture and accessories.... View Article

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