14.05.2013 − In the past 2012/2013 business year the North American office furniture group, Steelcase spent a total of US$34.7m on restructuring measures.
08.05.2013 − Nobia AB is meanwhile considering making further acquisitions with a view to penetrating new markets.
30.04.2013 − The Alno grou has again made major changes to its financing concept.
26.04.2013 − The positive business trend at Howdens, which is running counter to the general market trend, is estimated by the concern to be largely attributable to its business model of marketing its kitchens.
04.04.2013 − The Polish cabinet furniture producer Fabryki Mebli Forte achieved an increase in net turnover by 6.8% to PLN559.6m last year.
04.04.2013 − A change in the management of the French flat-pack furniture producer Meubles Demeyère took place back in December 2012.
03.04.2013 − The Chinese office of the German kitchen industry association AMK is to start operations from May or June 2013.
03.04.2013 − Negotiations about job cuts that were announced as early as last year at Alno's subsidiary Gustav Wellmann were able to be concluded at the end of March.
28.03.2013 − The German Hettich group of Kirchlengern improved turnover in the 2012 business year by another 5.2% to €857m.
28.03.2013 − The German kitchen manufacturer Alno is apparently planning to take over the brand rights and sales activities of up to three other kitchen furniture producers.
28.03.2013 − The cabinet furniture producer Wellemöbel will move also its administration to the Bad Lippspringe location in summer of 2013, where the production company MF Bad Lippspringe is located.
28.03.2013 − In February 2013, the Egger Group commissioned a new production line for prefabricated furniture components at its location in Bünde trading as Egger Elemente.
13.03.2013 − The Häfele Group has since February included functional fittings from the Grass Group in its range in the USA.
07.03.2013 − The German cabinet furniture producer Hülsta informed its staff about extensive restructuring measures on 1 March.
27.02.2013 − 120 of the 378 employees are to lose their jobs at the flat-pack kitchen manufacturer Vosgienne de Meubles (MVM), which is owned by the French Groupe Parisot.
27.02.2013 − As in most other partial sectors of the furniture industry, order receipts among manufacturers of flat-pack furniture in the first weeks of January 2012 considerably exceeded those seen in
27.02.2013 − The production value of furniture made in Poland has fallen by 7.3% to PLN29.4bn last year, according to information from the consultancy firm B+R Studio Tomasz Witorski.
26.02.2013 − Turnover in the French furniture sector has shown decline by 3% to €9.54bn last year, after two years of growth.
25.02.2013 − The Finnish manufacturer of kitchen furniture, Puustelli Group Oy, has developed a frame structure together with wood and paper group UPM-Kymmene, which is to replace the corpuses of kitchen furniture.
22.02.2013 − The order situation facing German and Austrian producers of functional furniture fittings in the first quarter of this year looks set to be rather similar to the weak trend seen in the second half of last year.
22.02.2013 − In 2012 German kitchen furniture manufacturer Nobilia improved its turnover by 5.6% to €897.9m.
21.02.2013 − The US kitchen and bathroom furniture industry achieved growth in turnover of 7.3% to US$4.7bn last year.
21.02.2013 − It is possible that the dividends which Fabryki Mebli Forte, a Polish manufacturer of cabinet furniture, pays to its shareholders for 2012 could be higher than the PLN0.75 per share paid out in 2011.
18.02.2013 − The Swedish kitchen company Nobia suffered another 6 % drop in revenues to SEK12.343bn in 2012.
14.02.2013 − The US consumer goods group Masco decided in early February 2013 to put its Danish subsidiary Tvilum up for sale.
30.01.2013 − In the fourth quarter of 2012, Nobia generated an operating profit of SKR195m after adjustment for extraordinary items. The group reports that expectations were therefore considerably exceeded, with all regions
28.01.2013 − The Ikea group increased retail turnover in the 2011/2012 financial year by 9.5% to €27.628bn.