Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 – a review by John Sacks

John Sacks is a well known advisor in the European office furniture industry and chairman of the economic committee of the FEMB. John visited the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 and below you…

    Staples sells Dutch Office Centre Stores to KantoorExpert Groep

    Staples sells its 39 Staples Office Centre stores in the Netherlands to KantoorExpert. KantoorExpert is…

      Bisley purchases the ‘Goodwill’ of Triumph Furniture

      Triumph Furniture Limited went into administration on 8th October, with the unfortunate news that 239 employees were being made redundant. Bisley would like to announce that they have reached an agreement with the Administrators and have acquired a number of…

      Bisley and Boss announce their new partnership

      Bisley and Boss are delighted to announce their new agreement; Bisley has the distribution rights for all Boss products in France. Together, Bisley and Boss will be able to showcase British manufacturing excellence and provide a full and versatile range…

      Herman Miller Acquires Remaining Shares of naughtone

      Herman Miller, Inc. , the global designer and furniture manufacturer, announced today it has acquired the remaining shares of contemporary British furniture designer naughtone for approximately $46.1 million (€ 41.3 million, OR). Solidifying its ownership of naughtone directly aligns with…

      With Level Lift, Bene presents its latest height-adjustable desk line

      With its latest product family called LEVEL LIFT, Bene is adding to its comprehensive workstation portfolio, reinforcing its strong position as a pioneer in the industry. The new height-adjustable desks are easy to adjust and allow ergonomic and healthy working…

      Gabriel opens showroom in Milan

      “By establishing the showroom in one of the most important European fashion and design capitals, Gabriel further strengthens its position as the European market leader in the textile furnishing sector.” the company says. Gabriel continues: “The showroom will become a…

      Carl-Christoph Held leaves König + Neurath AG

      With effect from the end of October 2019, Carl-Christoph Held will cease his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors at König + Neurath AG and leave the company of his own volition. The Chairman of the Board of…

      Herman Miller Agrees to Acquire Majority Interest in HAY A/S

      Herman Miller, Inc. , the global designer and furniture manufacturer, announced today it signed an agreement to acquire an additional 34% equity interest in HAY A/S (“HAY”) for approximately $78 million. This transaction follows a similar transaction in 2018 in…

      Triumph Furniture collapses into administration

      Thought to be one of the top furniture manufacturers in the country, Triumph Furniture Limited has fallen into administration after citing a significant loss in sales as the reason for its downfall. Founded in 1946, Triumph Furniture has two sites…

      Arper wins first Italian FSC Furniture Award

      FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), authoritative international organization committed to the protection of forests and plantations, organized the first edition of the Italy Furniture Awards, a competition that rewards furniture companies committed to sustainability. Arper has received the Special Environmental Sustainability…

      Bisley Spain partners with MIG Group (Sitland)

      “We are thrilled to be launching our newly refurbished Madrid showroom and collaboration with MIG (Mezzalira Investment Group) Group, as well as the Vetrospace and Nardi brands.” UK-based Office Furniture manufacturer Bisley says in a press release. “Our partnership with MIG Group, whose brands include Sinetica, Sitland, Jesse and Rotaliana,…