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HOME & DIY

Sonder Living expands into UK

By The Retail Bulletin
Sonder Living, the US home furnishings and lifestyle store, is to expand into the UK with the opening of a concession in the Harrods department store.
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Kingfisher reports sales dip at B&Q

Kingfisher reports sales dip at B&Q

18 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Kingfisher has reported that like-for-like sales fell by 1.9% in its second quarter after like-for-likes dropped by 4.7% at its B&Q stores in the UK and Ireland.

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Wayfair partners with Lorraine Kelly for autumn campaign

Wayfair partners with Lorraine Kelly for autumn campaign

15 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Wayfair, the online shopping destination for furnishings and homewares, has embarked on a partnership with ITV television presenter Lorraine Kelly for its Wayfair UK brand.

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DFS profits to be impacted by 'challenging' market

DFS profits to be impacted by 'challenging' market

10 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Furniture retailer DFS has said its second half group revenue has declined by 4% year-on-year following "challenging" market conditions.

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ScS trades in line with expectations

ScS trades in line with expectations

9 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Upholstered furniture and floorings retailer ScS has reported trading in line with expectations with order growth of 1.4% in the year to 29 July.

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DFS to buy Sofology

DFS to buy Sofology

3 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

DFS has exchanged contracts to acquire sofa retailer Sofology in a deal worth an initial £25 million.

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Travis Perkins consumer division posts increase in sales and profit

Travis Perkins consumer division posts increase in sales and profit

2 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Travis Perkins has grown its first half sales and profits at its consumer division which includes the Wickes DIY chain, Tile Giant and Toolstation.

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Joules teams up with DFS to launch sofa collection

Joules teams up with DFS to launch sofa collection

2 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Lifestyle fashion brand Joules is extending its homewares offering with the launch of its first sofa collection through an exclusive licensing partnership with furniture retailer DFS.

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IKEA introduces one weekend off in four initiative

IKEA introduces one weekend off in four initiative

28 July 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Home furnishings giant IKEA has made all its 10,400 retail staff eligible for at least one weekend off in every four as it looks to help improve their work-life balance and equal opportunities.

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United Carpets reports 'modest improvement' in full year results

United Carpets reports 'modest improvement' in full year results

21 July 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Flooring retailer United Carpets has reported an increase in pre-tax profit and like-for-like sales in its full year results.

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