Norcros has said that Brexit remains an “important short-term” consideration for its bathroom brands with a host of potentially negative consequences.
A spokesperson for Canburg, the parent firm of Smallbone of Devizes and Mark Wilkinson Furniture, has admitted three more of its stores closed earlier this month in “a strategic decision” based on research into customer buying habits.
The bathroom industry has given a mixed reaction to claims that cheap imports have left the UK market “demoralised” and “selling on price rather than quality”.
Verona, which counts Travis Perkins as a major shareholder, has announced that some members of its management team have bought a 30% stake in the Yorkshire business.
A South Korean consumer goods and electronics manufacturer is betting that smaller households and cramped worktops are the future.
Fast-growing kitchen retrofit firm Dream Doors has said that its past two months have seen the best trading since the company was established in 1999.
Mark Buchanan, owner of kitchen and bathroom showroom Upstairs Downstairs, has seen 76 KBB retailers open and close in the city but believes he’s found the secret to winning orders
Bucks New University kitchen degree course student Natalie Peters explains why 4G design is important to her and how the industry needs to take it more seriously
The Ripples managing director, Paul Crow, insists that if businesses want to survive the aftermath of Brexit they need to take a long, hard look at themselves and their practices to make sure they’re as efficient as possible
The Searle and Taylor managing director learns the hard way that when it comes to refunds, credit card companies tend to shoot first and ask questions later
Christian Käsemann, MD of Ballerina looks at the European kitchen market in relation to the UK and what Brexit may mean for it
Wayne Dance, MD of UK Schüller distributor In House, and director Malo Tasle explore Alno, Brexit and the last year for Schüller
Jens Klar, head of Kutchenhaus at Nobilia and Charles Thomas, head of UK sales and operations, speak to Vicki Evans about the growth of the Kutchenhaus and Nobilia.
Gerald Böse, president and CEO of imm Cologne and Living Kitchen, talks to Tim Wallace in the run-up to January’s international furniture exhibition
A recent survey from UBS bank reported the surge in the popularity of fast-food delivery services that could ultimately spell the death of the kitchen.
Futuresource analyst Filipe Oliveira picks out the five most interesting trends from IFA 2018, which saw a record number of trade visitors visit the show.