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Furniture & homewares

Furniture & homewares Archives

Q&A: How Miss Amara transformed the rug shopping experience

Rug shopping has traditionally been uninspiring, with little choice for customers, but online retailer Miss Amara has tu...

‘Everyone is talented’: Why Ikea wants more businesses to hire refugees

Hiring refugees not only helps people find their feet in their new home, it can also improve company morale and lead to ...

Sheridan returns cotton products to soil in textile waste trial

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

Ikea set to deliver update on NZ operation, not deterred by Covid-19

The Swedish furniture and homewares firm has been rumoured to launch in the next several months.

Plant balls and secondhand furniture: Meet the Ikea of the future

Here's how the retailer is transforming its product range and the way it operates to be climate positive by 2030.

Full House: GRBA unveils new homewares brand

Over 50 House - Bed & Bath stores will open nationally as GRBA seeks to capitalise on closed borders.

Analysis: Is Ikea ready to become a lifestyle brand?

Could furniture giant Ikea's limited clothing line just a publicity stunt or the beginnings of expanding into a lifestyl...

Briscoe Group rebounds during first quarter

Briscoe Group has seen sales rise during its first quarter of FY21 78.4 per cent to $173.1 million,.

Run out of milk? Robots on call for Singapore home deliveries

Developed by OTSAW Digital and both named "Camello", the robots' services have been offered to 700 households in a one-y...

Coles targets impulse shoppers with homewares collaboration

Supermarket giant Coles emulates rival Aldi’s “Special Buys” with a new homewares collaboration.

Analysis: Here’s what’s behind Miniso’s digital-focussed future

Miniso has undergone explosive growth, opening more than 4,500 stores in over 80 countries over the last eight years. He...

Mitre 10 names new NZ CEO

Joined Mitre 10 in 2017 as general manager retail operations, Scown was appointed as the company’s chief operating offic...

Nido set to close on Sunday as last stock heavily discounted

The closure of the business will see about 60 staff made redundant.

‘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...