Carpetright secures £15m loan as it edges closer to final CVA approval

Carpetright has managed to secure £15 million in emergency funding pushing its CVA closer to final approval.
Ikea Exeter

Ikea opens 21st UK store

Ikea has reached another milestone in the UK with the opening of its 21st store in Newcourt Way, Exeter.

Controversial former Comet owner makes bid for Homebase

Homebase has reportedly sparked the interest of controversial former Comet owner Opcapita, which is has tabled a bid.

Tapi in negotiations to muscle in on Carpetright’s estate as CVA looms

Tapi is seeking to acquire a chunk of Carpetright’s estate as it prepares to shutter stores and reduce rents.

House opens 3rd store amid ambitious expansion drive

House is set to open its third UK store as it continues its expansion into the UK retail market.

Made sales jump 40% as it toys with IPO

Made has pulled ahead of the struggling furniture market posting skyrocketing sales in its full-year results.
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Equity firms circle embattled Homebase

Three private equity firms are believed to be mulling a bid for DIY retailer Homebase.
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Wickes drags down Travis Perkins sales in Q1

Travis Perkins has become the latest retailer to report falling sales due to the adverse weather conditions in the first quarter.
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Carpetright CVA approved by creditors jeopardising 300 jobs

Carpetright has won the approval of creditors and landlords to push ahead with its proposed company voluntary arrangement (CVA).

Bunnings UK reports plummeting sales as it continues to strain Wesfarmers

Bunnings UK has continued to act as a strain on its owner Wesfarmers as it reported plummeting sales in its third-quarter results

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