Category: Profiles

For the last 150 years and counting, John Lewis has been operating across Great Britain as one of the most recognisable department stores in the upmarket segment. The John Lewis Partnership owns the company and has maintained the same slogan since 1925. The Partnership owns 46 stores around Wales, Scotland and England, as well as… Read the full article

Co-founded by current Chief Executive Officer Ning Li, Chairman Brent Hoberman, Chloe Macintosh and Chief Operations Julien Callède, Made.Com is a London based furniture designer and retailer. The company claims that by eliminating middlemen a customer is directly connected to a designer saving 70 percent off the cost of the furniture. Their belief is that… Read the full article

As a privately owned retailer, manufacturer and designer of completely assembled hardwood furniture, Oak Furniture Land is famous for its home and small offices, nurseries, dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, beds, sofas and cabinetry furniture.  With over 68 stores around the United Kingdom, the furniture company is headquartered around Wiltshire’s Swindon. Online beginnings Most furniture… Read the full article

In 1989, David Imrie and Peter Harrison together with Cadogan Estates as partners created the Furniture Village. In 2001, Peter Harrison together with the management bought about 70 percent of Cadogan Estates stake. Furniture Village in 2002 expanded to North East England after buying three stores from Conroys as well as launching an upmarket London… Read the full article

Sofology was founded in 1974 and previously known as CS Lounge Suites Ltd, Clayton Salerooms, CSL and Sofaworks.  The North West England founded sofa retailer was an auction room company that started its life as CSL Sofas. Around 1982, the company turned to retailing specialist sofa and manufacturing. The company began as a store chain… Read the full article

Established back in 2008 by Richard Tucker and Joe Murray, WorldStores stands as arguably the largest online garden and home products retailer in the United Kingdom. They conceived the idea with a view to rescuing thousands of mattresses, beds and sofas from fade away in disuse across warehouses in the UK.  Each week there’re thousands… Read the full article

  In 2002, two Cornell University Bachelor of Science graduates, Niraj Shah and Steve Conine created the CSN Stores. The name was coined from a mix of their initials. The company started running the website selling storage furniture and media stands. Prior to running CSN Stores, as Wayfair was initially known, the two entrepreneurs… Read the full article

  Back in 2013 Loaf came into the radar of analysts and furniture buyers across the UK when it was named the 40th fastest UK Company by the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100. The Online homeware brand had a yearly growth of 81 percent between 2009 and 2012 and impressive sales of about £7.79… Read the full article