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Furniture & homewares

Furniture & homewares Archives

Ikea Sweden to sell sustainable energy to locals

As of September this year, furniture giant Ikea will offer sustainably generated energy to Swedish households in a move ...

Sweet dreams: How lifestyle brand Ettitude is taking the world to bed

Organic bamboo bedding brand Ettitude is continuing its international expansion and growing its innovative product offer...

Bunnings MD Mike Schneider: “I have the best retail job in the country”

Last week, Bunnings managing director Mike Schneider chatted with Paul Zahra, Australian Retailers Association CEO, abou...

Nick Scali profit doubled in FY21, online up 510 per cent

Nick Scali has doubled its profit in the last year, with NPAT reaching $84.2 million, due to a pick up in online sales a...

Inside MyDeal’s plan to conquer big and bulky e-commerce

The online marketplace aims to be the leading online marketplace for furniture and homewares. Here’s how.

Koala beds down in South Korea

Australian mattress brand Koala is venturing into a new market following stellar success in Japan.

NFT Stars: Welcome to the future of digital art

Australian digital art platform NFT Stars is a multi-chain marketplace with numerous products and services for collector...

Temple & Webster CEO Mark Coulter talks tech, podcasts and rentals

Here’s what the e-commerce leader thinks about some of the biggest trends in retail right now.

Temple & Webster’s stellar run continues with record FY21

According to the business, full-year revenue rose 85 per cent to $326.3 million during FY21, while earnings hit $20.5 mi...

Inside the rise of the ‘art-lennial’

There’s a new generation of art buyers –and they’re not afraid to drop tens of thousands of dollars online. Here's how r...

Nick Scali confirms it’s looking to buy Plush Sofas

According to reports, the buy-up could be part of a larger divestment by Greenlit which is reportedly also looking to se...

‘Everyone is talented’: Why Ikea wants more businesses to hire refugees

Hiring refugees not only helps people find their feet in their new home, it can also improve company morale and lead to ...

Adairs pays $45m to fast-track Mocka acquisition

According to Adairs chief executive Mark Ronan, the early settlement will enable the business to invest sooner in buildi...

Q&A: How Miss Amara transformed the rug shopping experience

Rug shopping has traditionally been uninspiring, with little choice for customers, but online retailer Miss Amara has tu...

Sheridan returns cotton products to soil in textile waste trial

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

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