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Furniture & homewares

Furniture & homewares Archives

Greenlit Brands revenue up 29 per cent in first quarter, Fantastic IPO delayed

After changed trading conditions, Greenlit postponed the consideration of an IPO until later in the financial year.

Harvey Norman doubles profit in first half, doesn’t budge on JobKeeper

The business has enjoyed the boom in the homewares space, and the $22 million in taxpayer money it received.

Why Ikea is making a big property push in India

With two stores under its belt, the Swedish furniture giant is now gearing up to open its first Ikea-anchored mall in In...

MyDeal record result hit by IPO, advertising costs

The cost of its IPO, advertising and wages, brought the business’ earnings down to a loss of $1.8 million.

Working from home boosts half-year sales at Bunnings, Kmart and Officeworks

Wesfarmers has shared in the impressive retail results pouring in following the past six months.

Adairs earnings, profit skyrocket during first half

Managing director and chief executive Mark Ronan called the results “outstanding”.

Nick Scali to repay $3.6 million in JobKeeper subsidies

The announcement followed a week of scrutiny, after the business announced a 99.5 per cent increase in profit during the...

Nick Scali profit almost doubles during first half

January 2021 was the largest month of written sales orders the business has ever seen.

Temple & Webster: We want to be the biggest furniture retailer in Australia

A chat with CEO Mark Coulter about how online will eventually trump offline retail - and what it's like being a gay busi...

Can I get a refill? The rise of zero waste stores

The prevalence of single-use plastic is a global predicament. Here, three retailers tackling the problem head-on share t...

Temple & Webster earnings explode over holiday period

The homewares business saw EBITDA grow 556 per cent for the six months to 31 December.

From illustrator to entrepreneur: The rise of affordable art

Dominique Gauci is set to triple her business this year, off the back of soaring demand for her digital portraits.
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Retail news around the globe

Ikea unveils planning studio in Singapore; BHG and Raffles City reveals lifestyle store concept; Carrefour, Alimentation...

How this German mattress brand is helping people sleep smarter

With a presence in 26 countries, Emma is the world’s leading online mattress brand, and it’s just getting started.

Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore

Ikea Singapore has launched a stand-alone specialist showroom in partnership with Livspace at Jurong Point.