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Video: Meet the designer who helped transform Freedom and Kmart

We chat with Kate Hopwood, Freedom’s head of design about what it’s like being at the helm of a brand’s transformation.

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.

King Living launches showroom in Canada

Latest store opening reflects retailer's global flagship strategy.

Election, housing slump slow growth at Nick Scali

Furniture retailer still managed to lift profit for the seventh year in a row.

‘Sure to delight’: Freedom launches new range of kids furniture

Furniture retailer adds kids range and interior decorator service to its offering.

King Living expands in Shanghai

Aussie furniture brand to open showroom in Xuhui design district.

Nick Scali enjoys record half-year profit

Furniture retailer expects 57 stores in its network across Australia and New Zealand by June.

Explainer: can you copyright furniture?

Is copying furniture legal, and should we feel bad about buying replicas?

Nick Scali hits record profits

An expanding store network drove profits in FY18.

King Living expands locally and abroad

Aussie retailer expands into new market.

Temple & Webster narrows losses

Furniture firm says phase one of turnaround complete.

Ikea appoints new Australian chief

Furniture giant's new country manager plots local expansion.

Nick Scali cuts losses over dragging brand

Furniture chain cuts custom-furniture chain, looks abroad.

Kiwi foray pays off for Nick Scali

Positive half for furniture chain, appoints ex-DJs exec.

Ikea founder passes away

Entrepreneur who "genuinely revolutionised retail" dies at home in Sweden.

Gerry Harvey ‘realistically’ happy

Veteran admits Boxing Day competition was more intense this year.

Steinhoff’s chair resigns amid accounting troubles

Retailer forced to restate accounts after errors possibly stretch back to last year.

Ikea has transformed the modern design world

How Ikea used affordable and innovative design to transform the homes of everyday consumers.

Inside Alibaba’s home store of the future

E-comm giant's store opens for business, launches $15 billion global research program.