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Furniture & homewares

Furniture & homewares Archives

Ikea trials mobile checkout in Queensland stores

From today onward, customers will be able to use the Ikea App to scan a product’s barcode, creating a virtual shopping c...

Bunnings’ Beaumont Tiles buy up complete

Beaumont Tiles’ chief executive Danny Casey said the business, which will continue to run independently under the deal, ...

‘Boring retail is dying’: Q&A with Freedom CEO, Blaine Callard

Freedom CEO Blaine Callard discusses the importance of investing in people, why boring retail is dying, and how Amazon i...

‘A good thing for inclusion’: Adairs launches Indigenous collaboration

The homewares retailer has launched a new collection of bedding, art, homewares and nursery items designed by Indigenous...

Nick Scali buys Plush from Greenlit Brands

Sale – to be settled next month – gives Plush an enterprise value of $110 million.

Q&A: This is what it’s like launching a business at 60

Entrepreneur Tina Nettlefold has worked across many different sectors, from interior design and advertising to banking a...

Make it bedding but fashion: Q&A with Sheet Society

The ‘secret sauce’ for Sheet Society is bringing the look, feel and shopping experience of clothes fashion to manchester...

The Iconic lays foundation for new Home range

The Iconic expands its fashion and lifestyle offering with a large selection of homewares that are expected to be popula...

Inside Taobao’s strategy to become Southeast Asia’s go-to for furniture

Just two years ago, Taobao took the leap and expanded its home and living category offline, establishing two physical st...

New Zealand case against Bunnings’ pricing dismissed

New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has seen its case against Bunnings Warehouse thrown out, after alleging had misled cus...

Ikea launches global 24-hour virtual festival

Ikea Festival will take place in more than 100 homes in more than 50 countries, and is open to everyone.

Ikea expands Buy Back & Resell program as it eyes 2030 circularity goal

US pilot to precede nationwide launch as furniture retailer takes its sustainability initiative global.

Harvey Norman hits record profit in Australia

The furniture and homewares business saw revenue spike to $1.45 billion, and will pay a 15c per share dividend.

Temple & Webster booms as customers remain homebound

"We believe Covid has accelerated the shift from offline to online that was already in progress,” chief executive Mark C...

Barbeques Galore launching third-party outdoor marketplace

CEO Angus McDonald said the business is keen to grow its private label offering, while also expanding its partnership wi...