DFS founder’s Fabb Sofas falls into administration

Furniture retailer Fabb Sofas has fallen into administration after citing an inability to “meet payments as they fall due”.

700 roles affected as B&Q overhauls sales process

B&Q has begun consultations with 700 workers who are set to be affected by sweeping changes made to its sales process.
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Ikea commits to single-use plastic ban by 2020

Ikea has announced a global commitment to remove all single-use plastic products by 2020.
Carpetright CVA

Carpetright secures £60m equity raise for CVA

Carpetright has secured 92% of the £60m lifeline it needed to raise through a share issue.
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5 Minutes With Nick Wasey, Managing Director, Arlo & Jacob

We met Arlo & Jacob MD Nick Wasey to learn more about how the business has evolved and grown, as well as plans to expand.
Harveys creative director

Harveys and Bensons for Beds hire new creative director

Harveys and Bensons for Beds has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Alison Hill as creative director.
Dunelm shares

Dunelm shares crash 10% amid profit warning

Shares in Dunelm took a hit as it warned over profits thanks to "challenging" trading conditions in its fourth quarter.
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Wesfarmers offloads Homebase to HMV owner for just £1

Wesfarmers has sold its embattled DIY chains Homebase and Bunnings UK to restructuring for a nominal sum of £1.
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Beast from the East batters B&Q & Screwfix owner’s first quarter

A combination of weak consumer confidence and extreme weather conditions has had an adverse impact on Q1 sales for Kingfisher.
Homebase sale

11,000 jobs plunged into uncertainty as Homebase nears sale

The Australian parent company of Homebase has reportedly received final bids from three turnaround investment firms.

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