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Furniture & homewares

Video: Meet the designer who helped transform Freedom and Kmart

Video: Meet the designer who helped transform Freedom and Kmart

Much-loved Australian home and interiors retailer Freedom is in the midst of a dramatic turnaround and head of design Kate Hopwood is helping to make that happen.  Prior to her role at Freedom, Hopwood...
Ikea launches shoppable app that brings together lifestyle and data security
Former Steinhoff CEO fined millions for insider trading
Adairs’ e-commerce makes up almost half of all sales so far in FY21
How Ikea is giving marine litter a new lease of life

Furniture & homewares Archives

Temple & Webster sales skyrocket, eclipse FY20 in a single quarter

And the business has managed to do it while boosting customer satisfaction to record levels.
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Ikea moves to make its first energy positive store in Adelaide

Ikea will introduce a connected solar and battery combination that will provide more than 70 per cent of the store’s ele...

Will the global furniture boom continue into 2021?

The furniture industry has seen some strong tailwinds in 2020, as customers continue spending more time at home. But wi...

No more ‘vanilla’: Freedom CEO reveals major turnaround plans

Here's why the Australian furniture retailer is returning to its design-led roots in its latest rebrand.
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‘We gambled on this thing’: Gerry Harvey reflects on the past six months

A candid conversation with Harvey Norman's chairman about Melbourne’s reopening, stock shortages and rent.
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Harvey Norman profit up 185.8 per cent, excluding Melbourne

Comparable sales rose 30.3 per cent across Harvey Norman's global business.
Ikea used furniture

Ikea opens dedicated second-hand stores, expanding circular furniture goal

Ikea is to open its second second-hand furniture store in its home country, Sweden, expanding its commitment to the circ...
Coco Republic Castle Hill showroom

Inside Coco Republic’s new outdoor concept showrooms

Coco Republic brings the natural beauty of California to its latest showrooms.
Ligne Roset Perth

Ligne Roset set to open its first Perth store in Claremont

French contemporary furniture company Ligne Roset is set to launch its first store in Perth, in the suburb of Claremont.

Adairs’ online sales double during bumper FY20

Online sales grew 111 per cent to $124.2 million, and made up 32 per cent of total sales.

Spotlight launches click and collect in Stage 4 Melbourne

Customers can now order from home and nominate a store within 5km for pickup.

Mocka acquisition, online sales help boost Adairs financial results

“Our results confirm the strength of our brands and the competitive advantage our omni-channel model provides in these v...
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Nick Scali logs flat profits through pandemic shutdowns

Furniture retailer sees business boom into FY21.
Fantastic Furniture

Greenlit Brands hit with $66 million half year loss

Supply chain delays and operational issues drag Greenlit's result down.

Temple & Webster invests to show the strength of online shopping

A growing investment in technology aims to deliver new features to Temple & Webster's customers.