Total turnover of the UK furniture industry passes £8 billion

The total turnover of the UK furniture manufacturing industry was over £8 billion in 2015, up 4.6% on 2014 [...]
March 1, 2016 Daily News / Furniture / Europe / Global

Japan’s furniture import trends

Production and sales have been shrinking in Japan’s domestic wooden furniture manufacturing sector for more than a decade. Most [...]

Lowe’s acquires RONA for $2.3 billion

Lowe’s Companies, the world’s second-largest home improvement retail chain, have agreed to acquire RONA, Canada’s largest [...]

IKEA accused of tax evasion of up to € 1 billion in Europe

The Swedish furniture giant IKEA has been accused of dodging up to EUR 1 billion between 2009 and 2014. The [...]

IKEA loses trademark fight to an Indonesian furniture company

IKEA’s trademark was legally registered for a little known rattan furniture company in Indonesia. The Indonesian company registered its [...]

Brazil: Wood products exports at highest level since 2008

Despite an uninspiring year, Brazil’s 2015 exports of wood products matched that of 2007. In the case of pine [...]

IKEA boosts the South Korean furniture market

Since IKEA entered the retail sector in South Korea in 2015, the furniture market got explosive sales. Thus, as Yonhap [...]

imm Cologne: A successful event for the furniture industry

From 18 to 24 January 2016 at imm cologne and LivingInteriors, a total of 1,185 companies from 50 countries [...]

Malaysian furniture companies meet India’s retailers

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) has issued a press release on its recently organised ‘Specialised Marketing Mission’ for [...]

Dubai WoodShow 2016- set to be a promising event

Organisers of the Dubai WoodShow, the largest exhibition in the Middle East for timber, machineries and tools, have revealed that [...]