The cross-trade body for the US kitchen and bathroom sector, the NKBA, has been sounding out the UK KBB industry this week to see what they can bring to the British market.
B&Q showroom sales fell during the first half of its financial year to end of July as the DIY chain failed to benefit from the problems at rival Homebase.
Retailers have dismissed Miele’s Dr Reinhard Zinkann assessment of the UK’s exit from the European Union as a “disaster that cuts off Britain from Europe”.
Samsung has created a series of new roles in its UK engagement team to improve its customer service offering for the premium kitchen market.
Swiss sink-and-taps firm Franke has revealed that it is in the middle of applying for Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status to minimise supply chain disruption in case of a worst-case Brexit.
Smeg has said that the National Crime Agency (NCA) is leading a criminal investigation into a "targeted" cyber-attack that resulted in an IT shutdown last week.
John Lewis pre-tax profits for the half-year to the end of July are almost wiped out, with the firm blaming heavy competitor discounting.
The first students on the BIKBBI-approved apprenticeship scheme have begun their training, which it is hoped will address the UK skills shortage challenge.
The co-owner of Scope Bathrooms in Glasgow says it’s time for industry bosses to plan for the chaos that will hit the KBB supply chain if there’s a hard or no-deal Brexit
Wayne Dance, InHouse's MD, says it’s all too easy to set up a KBB showroom with very little money or experience and spells out how finding the right brand partner can make all the difference
The high street kitchen showroom could soon be staring down the barrel of its latest threat: IKEA, warns Matt Walton, senior data analyst at GlobalData
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.
Indian bathroom specialist Jaquar is targeting the UK market. Rebecca Nottingham went to meet director and promoter Rajesh Mehra at its HQ in Manesar, near Delhi in India, to find out more about its plans
Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola has done it all, from taps and showrooms to an exhibition about Ferrari. Here she talks about her work in the bathroom industry
Managing director Simon Stowell tells Rebecca Nottingham how he’s turned Bathroom Discount Centre in Fulham into one of the largest, single-site independent retailers in London
Twitter is becoming an integral part of business growth and another strand to companies’ marketing strategies. But which social strategies are most effective on Twitter?
As part of the prestigious BHID Group, Tom Howley has gone from strength to strength to become a true market leader and the natural choice…