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09 Nov 2020
January Furniture Show organiser postpones the event to 25-28 April 2021, due to extended restrictions and lockdown in England through to December...
21 Sep 2020
Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director at IMRG, talks about the importance of online and why now is a great time to invest in the channel...
11 Sep 2020
Nick Garratt gives an insight into how the BFM is supporting the industry. There's acquisition news from Beales, and ScS reports major sales increase...
04 Sep 2020
A look into how an appointment-based system can help businesses such as Artertons and Furniture Village move forward in life after lockdown...
13 Aug 2020
Jonny Westbrooke, CEO of The Furniture Makers' Company, the long-standing furnishing industry charity, talks about how it's helping through the pandemic and beyond...
31 Jul 2020
Dids Macdonald, OBE Chief Executive - Anti Copying in Design (ACID), shares an overview of the importance of IP protection, especially in the current market...
31 Jul 2020
January Furniture Show 2021 is going ahead, with doors set to open 24-27 January at the NEC in Birmingham...
10 Jul 2020
Real Business Rescue is a restructuring and turnaround service for businesses in financial distress. We spoke to Real Business Rescue partner, Keith Tully...
03 Jul 2020
Insight from La-Z-Boy, and Barker and Stonehouse’s new campaign supporting the British furniture industry. Bensons for Beds and Harvey’s went into administration...
02 Jul 2020
Global upholstery manufacturer La-Z-Boy reflects on how its UK arm has coped with the coronavirus pandemic so far as well as sharing its support to the NHS and the importance of social media...
19 Jun 2020
We caught up with Vic Smith Beds to find out how they are opening safely. Footfall was up 40% across retail locations, while Chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering VAT reductions...
17 Jun 2020
Independent mattress retailer Vic Smith Beds shares an insight into how they have coped so far during the pandemic, while offering some advice to others...
05 Jun 2020
We spoke to an expert from Financial Consultancy Begbies Traynor to get advice and insight for businesses. Demand for some types of furniture was high, and manufacturers resumed production...
03 Jun 2020
Gary Lee, North West Partner and a specialist in Business Rescue & Recovery at Begbies Traynor, shares an insight into how it can help businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic...
29 May 2020
The Furniture Makers' Company increased the support available, while Arlo & Jacob has been acquired. John Lewis has announced plans for gradual reopening...
28 May 2020
COVID-19 has presented governments, businesses and individuals with unprecedented challenges. However, a sustainable recovery is high on the agenda for many...
22 May 2020
More information has emerged from the British Furniture Confederation (BFC) Inquiry into the impact of COVID-19. Meanwhile, some major retail stores prepare to open...
21 May 2020
As several large-scale retailers begin to open their doors, many local retailers are starting to think about how to reopen their outlets...
11 May 2020
We’ve been inspired by stories about these suppliers and retailers who are using their resources to help the NHS combat the COVID-19 pandemic...
04 Feb 2020
The value of the U.K.’s furniture and lighting retail market looks primed to advance again in 2019, marking a sixth consecutive increase...
03 Feb 2020
The Furniture Makers’ Company has surpassed its target of 100 companies signed up to its One Step at a Time campaign three months early...
31 Jan 2020
Exhibitors in all five halls of the UK’s biggest furniture buying event reported strong sales and positive reactions...
19 Jan 2020
The results are in for The Furniture Awards 2020, as the UK’s top suppliers present their latest products at the January Furniture Show...
16 Jan 2020
The Furniture Makers’ Company is encouraging visitors and exhibitors at the January Furniture Show to visit its stand...
14 Jan 2020
Introduced to January Furniture Show in 2019 and returning by visitor request in 2020, BEDS@JFS will feature over 20 well known dedicated bed, mattress and sleeping accessory brands.
13 Jan 2020
January Furniture Show 2020 will take a step into the future with three advanced technology systems in 2020.
10 Jan 2020
Each year January Furniture Show seeks to introduce new brands to the exhibitor list adding to the variety of products on show for visitors.
10 Jan 2020
The shortlist for this year’s edition of The Furniture Awards has been confirmed.
01 Nov 2019
The Furniture Awards, which returns to the January Furniture Show 2020 to celebrate the best businesses at the exhibition, is now open for entries.
23 Oct 2019
The Furniture Awards are returning to the January Furniture Show in 2019 to recognise the industry’s champion suppliers of furniture and interiors products.
03 Oct 2019
For the first time JFS is sponsoring the awards ceremony for The Furniture Makers’ Company Young Furniture Maker’s Awards, which will be held on 9th October 2019 at The Furniture Makers Hall and t
03 Oct 2019
Visitor registration is now live for the 2020 January Furniture Show.
27 Sep 2019
Lighting came home to January Furniture Show this year as the dedicated sector for indoor and outdoor decorative lighting - LIGHT at January Furniture Show was such a resounding success that it will r
05 Sep 2019
For the first time JFS is sponsoring the awards ceremony for The Furniture Makers’ Company Young Furniture Maker’s Awards, which will be held on 9th October 2019 at The Furniture Makers Hall and t
06 Jun 2019
Thank you to all of you who completed the post JFS 2019 surveys, which were carried out independently on our behalf by Explori.  Your feedback is crucial in helping us to plan JFS 2020.  
19 Feb 2019
Strong results were reported across all five halls of the UK’s biggest furniture buying event during four busy days of trading at the NEC Birmingham.
08 Jan 2019
The Furniture Awards 2019 shortlist revealed The judging panel for The Furniture Awards 2019 has selected its shortlist from a bumper crop of entries.
11 Dec 2018
Millbrook Beds are the latest company to sign up to show their bed collections at the new bed zone in Hall 5 of the 2019 January Furniture Show - BEDS at JFS.
04 Dec 2018
The 2019 January Furniture Show is approaching fast – and there are just a few days left for exhibitors to enter The Furniture Awards, an established programme which recognises the event’s champio
03 Dec 2018
New in 2019 will be the JFS Contract Trail.  Over 150 of the 2019 exhibitors either regularly, or occasionally supply contract.
30 Nov 2018
Dutch LED lighting specialists CALEX Holland will show in LIGHT the new lighting section at JFS in 2019.  
15 Nov 2018
The Furniture Awards will return to the January Furniture Show in a few weeks’ time. Created to celebrate the suppliers of some of the best furniture and furnishing products launched at the exhib
31 Oct 2018
The number of pre-registered visitors for the 2019 January Furniture Show is at a record level.  Up by 50% for the equivalent time last year, which itself was a record. 
30 Oct 2018
Instantly recognisable, the Orla Kiely collection of upholstery and beds will exclusively be showcasing to trade at the event and the team will be looking to partner with a select number of premium re
03 Oct 2018
It was another record year for the industry in 2017, with the value of furniture and lighting retail sales growing by 2.9 percent year-on-year to pass £14 billion for the first time ever, according t
02 Oct 2018
The 4 day January Furniture Show 2019 runs from 20th to 23rd January.  Held at the NEC in Birmingham, it is the UK’s largest furniture and interiors trade event.
20 Aug 2018
January Furniture Show (JFS), which next takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, 20th-23rd January 2019, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Gallery Direct in The Royal British Legion Pedal to Par
27 Jun 2018
Now well established as the principal furniture and interiors trade show in the UK calendar, the fifth January Furniture Show (JFS) at the NEC in 2019 will see major developments and major new names.
17 May 2018
Organisers of the January Furniture Show (JFS) are delighted to announce that Silentnight Group have signed to show at the 2019 event, which will be held at the NEC 20th - 23rd January.
21 Mar 2018
January Furniture Show and the LIA (Lighting Industry Association) are pleased to announce a new collaboration.  The joint venture, called LIGHT, will deliver a comprehensive lighting event within...
22 Dec 2017
"With the launch of our new interactive website, combined with the exciting visitor/exhibitor contact system that we’ll be revealing shortly, more than ever this year is all about building..."
09 Nov 2020
January Furniture Show organiser postpones the event to 25-28 April 2021, due to extended restrictions and lockdown in England through to December...
21 Sep 2020
Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director at IMRG, talks about the importance of online and why now is a great time to invest in the channel...
11 Sep 2020
Nick Garratt gives an insight into how the BFM is supporting the industry. There's acquisition news from Beales, and ScS reports major sales increase...
04 Sep 2020
A look into how an appointment-based system can help businesses such as Artertons and Furniture Village move forward in life after lockdown...
13 Aug 2020
Jonny Westbrooke, CEO of The Furniture Makers' Company, the long-standing furnishing industry charity, talks about how it's helping through the pandemic and beyond...
31 Jul 2020
Dids Macdonald, OBE Chief Executive - Anti Copying in Design (ACID), shares an overview of the importance of IP protection, especially in the current market...
31 Jul 2020
January Furniture Show 2021 is going ahead, with doors set to open 24-27 January at the NEC in Birmingham...
10 Jul 2020
Real Business Rescue is a restructuring and turnaround service for businesses in financial distress. We spoke to Real Business Rescue partner, Keith Tully...
03 Jul 2020
Insight from La-Z-Boy, and Barker and Stonehouse’s new campaign supporting the British furniture industry. Bensons for Beds and Harvey’s went into administration...
02 Jul 2020
Global upholstery manufacturer La-Z-Boy reflects on how its UK arm has coped with the coronavirus pandemic so far as well as sharing its support to the NHS and the importance of social media...
19 Jun 2020
We caught up with Vic Smith Beds to find out how they are opening safely. Footfall was up 40% across retail locations, while Chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering VAT reductions...
17 Jun 2020
Independent mattress retailer Vic Smith Beds shares an insight into how they have coped so far during the pandemic, while offering some advice to others...
05 Jun 2020
We spoke to an expert from Financial Consultancy Begbies Traynor to get advice and insight for businesses. Demand for some types of furniture was high, and manufacturers resumed production...
03 Jun 2020
Gary Lee, North West Partner and a specialist in Business Rescue & Recovery at Begbies Traynor, shares an insight into how it can help businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic...
29 May 2020
The Furniture Makers' Company increased the support available, while Arlo & Jacob has been acquired. John Lewis has announced plans for gradual reopening...
28 May 2020
COVID-19 has presented governments, businesses and individuals with unprecedented challenges. However, a sustainable recovery is high on the agenda for many...
22 May 2020
More information has emerged from the British Furniture Confederation (BFC) Inquiry into the impact of COVID-19. Meanwhile, some major retail stores prepare to open...
21 May 2020
As several large-scale retailers begin to open their doors, many local retailers are starting to think about how to reopen their outlets...
11 May 2020
We’ve been inspired by stories about these suppliers and retailers who are using their resources to help the NHS combat the COVID-19 pandemic...
04 Feb 2020
The value of the U.K.’s furniture and lighting retail market looks primed to advance again in 2019, marking a sixth consecutive increase...
03 Feb 2020
The Furniture Makers’ Company has surpassed its target of 100 companies signed up to its One Step at a Time campaign three months early...
31 Jan 2020
Exhibitors in all five halls of the UK’s biggest furniture buying event reported strong sales and positive reactions...
19 Jan 2020
The results are in for The Furniture Awards 2020, as the UK’s top suppliers present their latest products at the January Furniture Show...
16 Jan 2020
The Furniture Makers’ Company is encouraging visitors and exhibitors at the January Furniture Show to visit its stand...
14 Jan 2020
Introduced to January Furniture Show in 2019 and returning by visitor request in 2020, BEDS@JFS will feature over 20 well known dedicated bed, mattress and sleeping accessory brands.
13 Jan 2020
January Furniture Show 2020 will take a step into the future with three advanced technology systems in 2020.
10 Jan 2020
Each year January Furniture Show seeks to introduce new brands to the exhibitor list adding to the variety of products on show for visitors.
10 Jan 2020
The shortlist for this year’s edition of The Furniture Awards has been confirmed.
01 Nov 2019
The Furniture Awards, which returns to the January Furniture Show 2020 to celebrate the best businesses at the exhibition, is now open for entries.
23 Oct 2019
The Furniture Awards are returning to the January Furniture Show in 2019 to recognise the industry’s champion suppliers of furniture and interiors products.
03 Oct 2019
For the first time JFS is sponsoring the awards ceremony for The Furniture Makers’ Company Young Furniture Maker’s Awards, which will be held on 9th October 2019 at The Furniture Makers Hall and t
03 Oct 2019
Visitor registration is now live for the 2020 January Furniture Show.
27 Sep 2019
Lighting came home to January Furniture Show this year as the dedicated sector for indoor and outdoor decorative lighting - LIGHT at January Furniture Show was such a resounding success that it will r
05 Sep 2019
For the first time JFS is sponsoring the awards ceremony for The Furniture Makers’ Company Young Furniture Maker’s Awards, which will be held on 9th October 2019 at The Furniture Makers Hall and t
06 Jun 2019
Thank you to all of you who completed the post JFS 2019 surveys, which were carried out independently on our behalf by Explori.  Your feedback is crucial in helping us to plan JFS 2020.  
19 Feb 2019
Strong results were reported across all five halls of the UK’s biggest furniture buying event during four busy days of trading at the NEC Birmingham.
08 Jan 2019
The Furniture Awards 2019 shortlist revealed The judging panel for The Furniture Awards 2019 has selected its shortlist from a bumper crop of entries.
11 Dec 2018
Millbrook Beds are the latest company to sign up to show their bed collections at the new bed zone in Hall 5 of the 2019 January Furniture Show - BEDS at JFS.
04 Dec 2018
The 2019 January Furniture Show is approaching fast – and there are just a few days left for exhibitors to enter The Furniture Awards, an established programme which recognises the event’s champio
03 Dec 2018
New in 2019 will be the JFS Contract Trail.  Over 150 of the 2019 exhibitors either regularly, or occasionally supply contract.
30 Nov 2018
Dutch LED lighting specialists CALEX Holland will show in LIGHT the new lighting section at JFS in 2019.  
15 Nov 2018
The Furniture Awards will return to the January Furniture Show in a few weeks’ time. Created to celebrate the suppliers of some of the best furniture and furnishing products launched at the exhib
31 Oct 2018
The number of pre-registered visitors for the 2019 January Furniture Show is at a record level.  Up by 50% for the equivalent time last year, which itself was a record. 
30 Oct 2018
Instantly recognisable, the Orla Kiely collection of upholstery and beds will exclusively be showcasing to trade at the event and the team will be looking to partner with a select number of premium re
03 Oct 2018
It was another record year for the industry in 2017, with the value of furniture and lighting retail sales growing by 2.9 percent year-on-year to pass £14 billion for the first time ever, according t
02 Oct 2018
The 4 day January Furniture Show 2019 runs from 20th to 23rd January.  Held at the NEC in Birmingham, it is the UK’s largest furniture and interiors trade event.
20 Aug 2018
January Furniture Show (JFS), which next takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, 20th-23rd January 2019, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Gallery Direct in The Royal British Legion Pedal to Par
27 Jun 2018
Now well established as the principal furniture and interiors trade show in the UK calendar, the fifth January Furniture Show (JFS) at the NEC in 2019 will see major developments and major new names.
17 May 2018
Organisers of the January Furniture Show (JFS) are delighted to announce that Silentnight Group have signed to show at the 2019 event, which will be held at the NEC 20th - 23rd January.
21 Mar 2018
January Furniture Show and the LIA (Lighting Industry Association) are pleased to announce a new collaboration.  The joint venture, called LIGHT, will deliver a comprehensive lighting event within...
22 Dec 2017
"With the launch of our new interactive website, combined with the exciting visitor/exhibitor contact system that we’ll be revealing shortly, more than ever this year is all about building..."
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