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Furniture & homewares

Furniture & homewares Archives

‘Never stop being rebels’: An inside look into Ikea’s innovation lab

SPACE 10 co-founder shares an insight into a more sustainable way for global companies to sell goods.
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Retail news around the globe

Ikea to build mall in India; Uniqlo beats Zara as most valuable fashion brand; Giordano rolls out mega store; and much m...

Greenlit Brands revenue up 29 per cent in first quarter, Fantastic IPO delayed

After changed trading conditions, Greenlit postponed the consideration of an IPO until later in the financial year.

Why Ikea is making a big property push in India

With two stores under its belt, the Swedish furniture giant is now gearing up to open its first Ikea-anchored mall in In...

Nido unable to secure buyer, winding down within three weeks

The business’ staff are expected to be approached with redundancies in the coming weeks, with 60 likely to be affected.

Nick Scali profit almost doubles during first half

January 2021 was the largest month of written sales orders the business has ever seen.

From illustrator to entrepreneur: The rise of affordable art

Dominique Gauci is set to triple her business this year, off the back of soaring demand for her digital portraits.
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Retail news around the globe

Ikea unveils planning studio in Singapore; BHG and Raffles City reveals lifestyle store concept; Carrefour, Alimentation...

Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore

Spanning 65sqm, the studio was modelled after a 3-room HDB flat that has been designed for small-scale living space.
Howards storage world

When it comes to e-commerce, Howards Storage World is cleaning up

Howards Storage World has seen phenomenal growth in online sales since replatforming its website and improving back end ...
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How Gen Y is fuelling a bougie baby boom

Retailers report strong demand in the premium baby market since the pandemic with “aspirational, yet real influencers” a...

Startup roundup: Sustainable and stylish gifts and homewares

From fish leather to upcycled leather these three businesses are on a mission to encourage customers to lead sustainable...

Fledgling furniture business Nido to be liquidated

Nido failied to gain a foothold in the New Zealand market during a particularly difficult year.

Video: Meet the designer who helped transform Freedom and Kmart

We chat with Kate Hopwood, Freedom’s head of design about what it’s like being at the helm of a brand’s transformation.

European bed maker Emma makes big impact in NZ foray

European mattress company Emma is taking on the New Zealand market after a successful launch in Australia.