In Depth

Energy labels

New energy ratings and labels – what you need to know

Retailers must now familiarise themselves with new energy ratings and labels for major appliances that come in on March 1. Paul Hide, chief executive of the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (Amdea), has all the details [10-2-2021]

Brexit EU

KBB manufacturers have planned for every Brexit scenario

In the past four years, KBB manufacturers have been diligently preparing for any Brexit outcome. Now we have left the EU, the general feeling is positive as they say they have prepped for anything that is thrown at them [3-2-2021]

Point5 Kitchens

Retailer Profile: Point5 Kitchens

Two experienced fitters joined forces to open a showroom in London’s affluent Muswell Hill selling their own bespoke kitchens only to be faced four years down the line by Covid-19 and Brexit. Chris Frankland talks to Point5 Kitchens co-owner Joe Kardani. [26-1-2021]

Rotpunkt Zerox

The year ahead for kitchens

We asked leading figures in the kitchen industry for their views on the challenges that lay ahead for 2021 and what they thought will be the major trends [12-1-2021]

Retailer profile: The Millers’ tale

Brothers Howard and Hugh Miller – one an architect and the other a master woodworker – came together to form H Miller Bros. Chris Frankland finds out more [18-12-2020]

Gary Baker

EDUCATION & TRAINING: Preservation through education

Gary Baker, chairman of the Furniture and Interiors Education, Skills and Training Alliance (Fiesta), issues a stark warning to the sector to safeguard the skills required to keep our industry alive for years to come [14-12-2020]