Furniture

Jysk invests €250m in rebranding project

28.09.2021 − Danish Jysk Group has budgeted a total of €250m for its rebranding project.» more

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Veriset commissions new cut-to-size line

27.09.2021 − Veriset started up a Combi.cut cut-to-size line delivered by IMA Schelling Deutschland at its headquarters in Root in August. » more

Swedish furniture production begins to decline again

24.09.2021 − According to preliminary information, Swedish furniture production decreased again in 2020 for the first time in six years, down by 2.8% to SEK24.5bn - equivalent to approximately €2.4bn.» more

France: furniture production exceeds pre-crisis level

23.09.2021 − Furniture production in France increased considerably over the first five months, thereby exceeding the level recorded in the comparative period of 2019.» more

Neue Alno to cease business operations

22.09.2021 − No investor could be found for insolvent companies Neue Alno and BBT Bodensee Bauteile. » more

Furniture trade in France surpasses last year’s level

20.09.2021 − In June, the furniture retail trade in France achieved an increase of 2.7% and thus once again exceeded the high turnover level of the comparative month last year. » more

Swedish furniture exports rise at higher rates

16.09.2021 − In the second quarter, Swedish furniture exports increased by 19% vis à vis the corona-related weaker figures of the comparative period of the preceding year, to SEK4.997bn.» more

USA: kitchen turnover growth continues to slacken off

13.09.2021 − In July turnover of US bathroom and kitchen furniture manufacturers was again higher than in the previous year. » more

USA: significant rise in furniture imports

10.09.2021 − In the second quarter, US furniture imports rose by 72% to US$15.658bn and thus at an even more significant rate than in the first quarter. » more

Office furniture industry with increase again

09.09.2021 − Following the 11.8% decrease recorded in 2020, the German office furniture industry achieved an increase in turnover again during the first half. » more

Russian furniture imports increase again in first quarter

23.08.2021 − Following a 5% decline over the entire period of 2020, in the first quarter Russian furniture imports increased again by 15% to US$529.5m.» more

Kimball expects turnover revival in 2021/2022

20.08.2021 − Following double-digit decreases in the four preceding quarters, the turnover decline of Kimball International tapered off somewhat in the fourth quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year. » more

Belarusian furniture exports increase by one-third

18.08.2021 − In the first quarter, Belarus exported furniture at a value of US$195.9m. » more

Poland: living room furniture production up by two-thirds

16.08.2021 − In the first half Polish production of living room and dining room furniture increased by two-thirds vis à vis the comparative period of the preceding year to 21.543m units. » more

Herman Miller records further decline in North America

13.08.2021 − Herman Miller concluded the fourth quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year (29 May) with a turnover increase of 30.6% to US$621.5m.» more

Howdens expands production of fronts/worktops

11.08.2021 − Howden Joinery Group (Howdens) has expanded its production of solid surface worktops by acquiring the key assets of a British manufacturer, about which no further details have been disclosed.» more

Forte’s sales revenue doubled in second quarter

09.08.2021 − Fabryki Mebli Forte doubled its sales revenue in the second quarter of 2021 against a year earlier to PLN310m. » more

Spain: significant rise in kitchen furniture exports

03.08.2021 − Spanish exports of kitchen furniture rose by 36.3% vis à vis the preceding year to €40.6m in the first quarter. » more

RTA furniture manufacturer Sauder to build another works

02.08.2021 − US RTA furniture manufacturer Sauder Woodworking is planning to start up another production facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in September. » more

Spanish living room furniture imports positive again

30.07.2021 − Following an 11% decline over the entire period of 2020, Spanish imports of living room furniture increased again in the first quarter, by 7.3% to €827.0m.» more

MaForm now holds 42.8% of all Forte shares

27.07.2021 − MaForm Holding, which was newly founded at the beginning of December, currently holds a total of 42.8% of the 23.931m shares issued by Fabryki Mebli Forte. » more

Shareholders approve acquisition of Knoll

26.07.2021 − In two extraordinary meetings held on 13 July, shareholders of Herman Miller and Knoll approved the plans to acquire Knoll, which were announced in April. » more

Howdens: turnover growth higher than expected

23.07.2021 − In the first six months, Howden Joinery Group (Howdens) increased its turnover by 68.8% vis à vis the comparative period of the preceding year to almost £785.0m. » more

US furniture imports increase by one-quarter

22.07.2021 − In the first quarter, US furniture imports increased by 26% compared to the corresponding period in the preceding year to US$14,566bn. » more

France: furniture trade benefits from catch-up effects

19.07.2021 − In May, turnover of the French furniture trade increased by 10.1% vis à vis the preceding year. » more

Growth in online furniture trade continues

16.07.2021 − In the second quarter, gross turnover generated online in connection with furniture, lamps and decorative goods rose by 27.4% to €1.799bn.» more

Narbutas expects turnover growth of at least 15%

15.07.2021 − For the 2021 financial year, Narbutas International expects turnover growth of at least 15%. » more

Hettich acquires majority share in Actiforce

12.07.2021 − In June, Hettich group acquired a majority shareholding in Dutch manufacturer of height-adjustable desk systems Actiforce Europe. » more

Specialist retail chain Jysk plans expansion to Turkey

09.07.2021 − Danish Jysk group plans to open its first stores in Turkey in April 2023. » more

Swedish furniture imports increase by 7%

07.07.2021 − Following a 2% decline over the entire period of 2020, Swedish furniture imports increased by 7% in the first quarter to SEK5.626bn. » more