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Furniture & homewares

Bed Bath & Beyond US in a ‘death spiral’

Bed Bath & Beyond US in a ‘death spiral’

Fresh figures from beleaguered US retailer Bed Bath & Beyond show sales slumped by a third in the latest quarter driving a loss of US$451 million in three months.  Analyst Neil Saunders, MD at Glob...
BSR Group to open warehouse, offices near Brisbane Airport
Bed Bath & Beyond in crisis as turnaround plan fails
Kogan buys online furniture chain Brosa
Too big to be small: Why retailers like Brosa struggle post-Covid

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Brosa collapses into administration; buyer sought

KordaMentha is seeking expressions of interest in the business as a going concern.

Manly Wharf placed on the market for $80m upwards

One of Sydney's most famous waterfront destinations has been put up for sale by Robert Magid’s TMG Developments.

Emma CEO Manuel Müller on the secret to his mattress brand’s global success

The German mattress brand recently launched on Woolworths' Everyday Market, as part of an effort to double its revenue i...

Ikea launches new service to make gift giving easier

Giovanni Rutigliano, country digital manager for Ikea Australia, said the retailer wanted to provide an innovative solut...
Morespace is tackling graffiti and promoting local. Image supplied by Merri-bek City Council

How Morespace tackled empty shops, vandalism and promoted local businesses

Your Creative have converted empty shopfronts into public exhibitions, which deter graffiti and promote local artists an...

Louis Vuitton picks Shanghai for first furniture and homewares store

Verghese sees homewares as a good bet for Louis Vuitton, especially in China.
A.H. Beard's new premium sleep campaign is set to tackle misconceptions around sleep. Supplied

How A.H. Beard aims to grow sales and improve lives with new sleep campaign

How A.H. Beard is raising awareness about premium sleep, and tackling popular phases like, "I'll sleep when I'm dead."

Furniture retailer Ecosium to charge more on Black Friday

Ecosium’s founder, Luke Hopkins is confident customers will support the business and avoid making impulsive purchases.

“Make the change”: Ikea Australia CEO talks tuk tuks and electric vehicles

In an effort to meet its commitment of having an entirely electric delivery fleet by 2025, Ikea has doubled down on EVs,...
New King Living CEO appointed. Supplied

Change at the helm of King Living as CEO Anna Carrabs departs

David Woollcott has taken over operations from Carrabs and will move back to Sydney at the end of November.
Eco Outdoor’s showroom with sculpture by Mika Utzon Popov

“We’re in a scale-up phase”: $80m of growth on the horizon for Eco Outdoor

Eco Outdoor is using its phenomenal growth over the pandemic to revitalise and grow the business

From Denmark to Hong Kong: How BoConcept is conquering the Asian market

Jens Ærthøj and Tage Mølholm began their furniture business in the summer of 1952. BoConcept has grown from a small firm...

How Ikea and Flow Loop are creating the “shower of the future”

The Swedish furniture giant recently took a minority stake in Flow Loop, a Danish start-up that promises to reduce water...

How Ikea’s electric-vehicle pledge is raising the bar for retail

In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next eight years, Ikea’s CEO, Jesper Brodin, said that the company’...

California dreaming: Why the Golden State is key to Coco Republic’s growth

Australian designer furniture brand Coco Republic has launched its first bricks-and-mortar store in California, and plan...