Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer, has announced it will start a trial of furniture leasing this month in the hope of shaking up its business strategy.
Many issues surrounding the legality and effectiveness of cannabidiol for pets remain.
UK homewares retailer Dunelm reported a 9% like-for-like growth in revenue to £282.5m for the 13-week period ending 29 December 2018.
The health and wellness trend is encouraging millennials and those in urban areas in the UK to purchase house plants.
The leading supermarkets – Tesco, ASDA and Sainsbury’s – were the most used retailers last year for festive home products, but they are at risk of losing ground to discounters.
Online customer satisfaction has deteriorated sharply in homewares in 2018, according to a GlobalData survey, going from above average to second bottom among the sectors.
Laura Ashley is reportedly set to further reduce the number of UK stores as it concentrates on expanding its presence in Asia.
While the clothing specialists’ core offer has been challenging in 2018, they have outperformed elsewhere, specifically homewares where they are set to be a growing threat to IKEA, Dunelm the...