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Furniture & homewares

Retail news around the globe

Retail news around the globe

Ikea opens planning studio in Singapore In collaboration with interior design marketplace Livspace, Ikea Singapore has launched a standalone planning studio in the Jurong Point shopping mall. The 65-square-...
Little Green Panda: Turning straw into gold
Laura Ashley rolls out new stores in Japan
Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore
When it comes to e-commerce, Howards Storage World is cleaning up

Furniture & homewares Archives


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...

Malaysia’s fledgling Big Bath plans major network expansion

Grand plan: from nine stores now to 95 within three years and an IPO by 2027.

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...

Ikea to retire catalogue after 70 years

In an "emotional" decisions for the company, Ikea is set to discontinue its annual catalogue.

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.