Established and New Brands Succeed at Manchester Furniture Show

The 2017 Manchester Furniture Show ended on a high on its last day, with many exhibitors reporting record days and better than expected sales. Big name brands received enthusiastic responses to their new launches, James Hudson, Business Development Director at Gallery Direct said they had their best ever Manchester show, Nichola Bell Sales Director at […]

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Last stands at Manchester Taken By Contemporary Brands

Furninova and Belfield Furnishings have taken the last stands at the Manchester Furniture Show (Manchester Central 16th-18th July). Scandinavian Furninova have been hand-making contemporary sofas and chairs in their own factory for over 20 years, and supply over 250,000 individual pieces throughout Scandinavia and the rest of the world each year. Designing and supplying highly […]

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Market Overview – Manchester Show presents a major opportunity for retailers

The value of Britain’s furniture and lighting retail market increased for the third year straight in 2016, with last year’s growth—2.8 percent to £13.67 billion—making the industry worth more than at any time in history. There were some major success stories, including many among our exhibitor base at the January and Manchester Furniture Shows, as […]

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New Exhibitors Sign Up

Twelve young and emerging furniture companies will be part of the line-up when the doors to the 2017 Manchester Furniture Show open on 16th July. They are joined by newly signed, returning major, Lebus Upholstery. With several new designs including the new Ashley corner sofa, upholstery giant Lebus are returning to the Main Hall. Also […]

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A swift guide to some of this year’s highlights…

Manchester makes the selection process for buyers easy – over 150 UK and International brands showing new designs and refreshed favourites. The current trends for mixed patterns, shiny metals and textured surfaces will star and beside them the up-and-coming trends for 2018. Here’s a mini guide to some of the best things to look out […]

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