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Welcome to JSA Consultancy Services

A business consultancy, based in London, England, John Sacks’ JSA Consultancy Services provides expert, in-depth, information advice and guidance as to how to exploit successfully the office furniture and interiors markets in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan.

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This section provides the very latest office furniture news not only from the UK, but from around the world. Our office furniture news section will keep you abreast with the latest happenings in the office furniture market.

OFFICE FURNITURE BRAND SNAPS UP ASSETS FROM LIQUIDATED COUNTERPART

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A Newport-headquartered office supplies company has acquired…

Bisley and Boss announce their new partnership

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Bisley and Boss are delighted to announce their new agreement;…

Steelcase Expanding Relationship with Furniture Design

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Today Steelcase and Uhuru, a Brooklyn-based furniture design…

Triumph Furniture of Merthyr Tydfil folds with 252 job losses

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A furniture company has gone bust with 252 job losses after…

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

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Highlights Further accelerates global growth…

New POI KW Office Highlights Intersection of Space and Technology

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POI Business Interiors, Canada's largest workplace interior…

Investment in central London offices drops by £3bn ahead of Brexit

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Nervous property investors have slashed spending on central…

Knoll Buys Fully

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Knoll, Inc. a month ago announced that they had acquired…

Herman Miller Middle East appoints Alisa PR

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Dubai-based independent communications agency ALISA PR has…

Herman Miller acquires stake in Danish furniture brand Hay

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Herman Miller, the furniture manufacturer based in Zeeland,…

WeWork is said to unveil IPO filing as soon as next week

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WeWork Cos. is planning to make public its prospectus for…

Herman Miller Reports Earnings Facing Potential Technical Downgrade

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Herman Miller, Inc. (MLHR) makes office furniture concentrating…

Herman Miller Needs a Vice President and General Manager Global Workplace

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Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings…

Microsoft, Steelcase Deliver Huddle Rooms on Wheels with Surface Hub 2S

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Microsoft has begun shipping the new Surface Hub 2S, its…

Inscape Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Fourth Quarter Results

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Inscape (TSX: INQ), a leading designer and manufacturer of…

Herman Miller leaving Mart for Fulton Market

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Tuesday, 11 June, 2019 After 80 years at the riverfront giant,…

Steelcase to add 400 workers, 600,000-sq-ft of production space

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CARROLLTON, Texas - Office furniture giant Steelcase, number…

Martela Corporation starts eur 4 million cost efficiency program

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Monday, 3 June, 2019 Martela continues the cost efficiency…

Sale of Lista Office Group to Henglin

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Monday, 3 June, 2019 Lista Office Group (LO) with production…

Steelcase says bogus job listings were posted

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Saturday, 11 May, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A West…

Nowyl Styl Acquires Majencia

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Saturday, 11 May, 2019 The French Commercial Court delivered…

Steelcase survey: Employees want alternative and less formal spaces!

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Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 It’s time to change the workplace environment.…

HNI Corp report 1st quarter sales down 5.1%

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Saturday, 27 April, 2019   HNI Monday announced…

New start for Paragon Interiors as COO takes over

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Monday, 15 April, 2019   Image Source: (Paragon Interiors…

König + Neurath AG: Restructuring of the Management Board

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Sunday, 14 April, 2019   In…

Steelcase Education Awards New Active Learning Classrooms

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Monday, 25 March, 2019   Today Steelcase® Education announced…

Steelcase Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2019 Results

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Tuesday, 19 March, 2019   Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:…

BIFMA Updates Standard for Office Storage Units – BIFMA X5.9

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Wednesday, 13 March, 2019 On February 7, 2019, the Business…

Paragon Interiors Group sale falls through with loss of 130 jobs

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Wednesday, 13 March, 2019 An initial sale of Paragon Interiors…

All jobs lost at Paragon Interiors as deal to sell firm collapses

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Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 All staff at stricken fit-out firm Paragon…

Brunner and Haworth announce international sales partnership

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Wednesday, 6 March, 2019 Brunner and Haworth will join forces…

Marics Wins the 2019 Red Dot Award for UE of China

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Friday, 1 March, 2019 Marics chair just won the Red Dot Design…

HNI Corporation Reports Earnings for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018

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Monday, 25 February, 2019 HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) today…

Steelcase’s $450 Million Senior Notes Offering

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Monday, 25 February, 2019 Davis Polk advised the joint book-running…

Vector Seating appoints administrators

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Friday, 15 February, 2019 Administrators have been appointed…

Exact office furniture acquired by leading markerboard maker

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Thursday, 7 February, 2019 CHICAGO - Egan Visual, one of the…

Knoll Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

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Wednesday, 6 February, 2019 Knoll Reports Record 2018 Revenues …

IKEA trials leasing office furniture

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Tuesday, 5 February, 2019 Swedish retailer IKEA is piloting…

Narbutas more than doubled turnover since 2016

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Tuesday, 5 February, 2019 The Lithuanian furniture manufacturer Narbutas continues…

Flatpack you can hand back: Ikea to rent out its furniture

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Tuesday, 5 February, 2019   Ikea has begun moves to…

Why Ford Hired a Furniture Maker as CEO

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Monday, 4 February, 2019   If, as Ralph Waldo Emerson said,…

Steelcase deploys Descartes MacroPoint for shipment visibility

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Monday, 28 January, 2019   Steelcase Inc., a shipper-supplier…

Steelcase Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

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Monday, 28 January, 2019   Fortune has recognized Steelcase…

Steelcase to Issue $450.0 Million of Senior Notes

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Wednesday, 16 January, 2019 Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS) announced…

Martela's outlook for 2018

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MARTELA CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9 JAN 2019 AT  11.00…

Herman Miller, Inc. (MLHR) Shares Bought by Renaissance Technologies LLC

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Saturday, 5 January, 2019 Renaissance Technologies LLC increased…

Perspectives From Herman Miller's Management

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Thursday, 27 December, 2018 Herman Miller's (NASDAQ:MLHR) fiscal…

$352.00 Million in Sales Expected for Knoll Inc (KNL) This Quarter

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Wednesday, 26 December, 2018 Wall Street analysts expect Knoll…

INSCAPE (TSE:INQ) Issues Earnings Results

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Saturday, 22 December, 2018 INSCAPE (TSE:INQ) posted its quarterly…

Steelcase Inc. (SCS) Stock Price Noted Performance of 1.59%

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Friday, 21 December, 2018 Steelcase Inc. (SCS) stock positioned…

Steelcase Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

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Tuesday, 18 December, 2018 Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS) today…

KOKUYO’s “360° Gliding Chair ing” Wins FRAME Awards ORGATEC 2018

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Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 KOKUYO starts European expansion…

Zeke Capital Advisors LLC Invests $366,000 in Herman Miller Stock

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Monday, 10 December, 2018 Zeke Capital Advisors LLC purchased…

Microsoft and Steelcase have launched their WorkLife Centre in Singapore

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If you’re bound to your desk without access to advanced tech…

Germany's Assmann buys into Frem's screen business

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Friday, 7 December, 2018 The family-owned business has taken…

Groupe Lacasse acquires VIA Seating

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Friday, 7 December, 2018 The Groupe Lacasse Board of Directors…

Analysts Anticipate Knoll Inc (KNL) to Announce $0.53 Earnings Per Share

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Thursday, 6 December, 2018 Wall Street analysts expect Knoll…

Isku acquires part of OffiStore

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Saturday, 1 December, 2018 Isku has signed an agreement to acquire…

Furniture firm Steelcase Inc eyes Indian market

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Tuesday, 27 November, 2018 Premium office furniture major Steelcase…

$608.25 Million in Sales Expected for HNI Corp (HNI) This Quarter

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Saturday, 24 November, 2018 Wall Street brokerages forecast…

Steelcase and West Elm rolling out collection under partnership

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Friday, 23 November, 2018 Steelcase and West Elm are producing…

UK splashes out £700K on furniture for Brexit office

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Monday, 12 November, 2018 LONDON — The U.K. government has…

Marco acquires Phillips Office Solutions

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Tuesday, 6 November, 2018 In a bid to reach the East Coast,…

VDB acquires Nomique Seating

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Friday, 26 October, 2018 VDB has signed an agreement to acquire…

HNI Corporation Reports Earnings for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018

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Monday, 22 October, 2018 HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) today…

$327.75 Million in Sales Expected for Knoll Inc (KNL) This Quarter

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Saturday, 13 October, 2018 Wall Street analysts predict that…

Knoll Appoints Chris Baldwin COO and President of Knoll Office

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Friday, 12 October, 2018 Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL), a constellation…

Martela starts co-operation negotiations in its subsidiary in Sweden

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Wednesday, 10 October, 2018 Martela Group has decided to further…

IFMA Publishes Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018

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Saturday, 6 October, 2018 The International Facility Management…

Dorel Home Acquires U.K.-Based Alphason

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Tuesday, 2 October, 2018 Enhancing its European business, Dorel…

INSCAPE (TSE:INQ) Posts Earnings Results

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Friday, 21 September, 2018 INSCAPE (TSE:INQ) released its quarterly…

Steelcase Acquires Orangebox, UK-based Maker of Alternative Furniture and Settings for the Changing Workplace

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Thursday, 20 September, 2018 Acquisition supports growth strategy…

Steelcase Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

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Thursday, 20 September, 2018 Earnings per share improved…

Steelcase broadens Bolia relationship

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Tuesday, 18 September, 2018 Office furniture vendor Steelcase…

Office furniture company BFI hires new CEO

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Friday, 14 September, 2018 Elizabeth-based office furniture…

Ikea is developing furniture for gamers

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Tuesday, 11 September, 2018 Ergonomics, the domain of intricate…

$620.70 Million in Sales Expected for HNI Corp (HNI) This Quarter

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Tuesday, 4 September, 2018 Wall Street brokerages forecast that…

DTI opens new markets for Philippine furniture exporters

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Friday, 31 August, 2018 THE Department of Trade and Industry…

Nowy Styl expands to Dubai

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Friday, 10 August, 2018 POLAND/UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Office…

How Trump’s tariffs are affecting the furniture industry

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For the past eight years, San Francisco-based furniture designer Ted’s…

Bluefish announces acquisition of Halcyon

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Friday, 3 August, 2018 The Bluefish Group, based in Northampton,…

Complete acquires OfficeGold, Simply Outsourced and Anglo Office Group

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Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 Complete Business Solutions Group…

WeWork China unit value jumps to $5bn after fresh fundraising

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Thursday, 26 July, 2018 Japan’s SoftBank, its Saudi-backed…

Furniture manufacturer Steelcase to set foot in Dhaka

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Thursday, 26 July, 2018 Dhaka, July 26 (UNB) - Steelcase, the…

HNI Q2 sales improve

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Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 HNI, parent company of HON office furniture…

HNI Corp. reports 2Q earnings

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Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 HNI Corp., based in Muscatine, announced…

Royal Ahrend reinforces position and ambition in Asia

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Royal Ahrend, the leading Dutch designer and manufacturer of…

Longtime Steelcase Exec F.H. Merlotti dies

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man who served as a longtime…

CEO Kallup has left the Dauphin Group

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Dr. Bernhard Kallup, Chairman of the Management Board of the…

As income soars, Herman Miller could move manufacturing out of the US

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ZEELAND, Mich. - Office furniture giant Herman Miller's fourth-quarter…

Herman Miller Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

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Monday, 2 July, 2018 ZEELAND, Mich., June 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ NOTE:…

Steelcase Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

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Wednesday, 20 June, 2018 - Strong order growth of 6 percent…

Estel in Asia with Aurora Group

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Friday, 15 June, 2018 The Italian Estel has signed in recent…

Walmart could be selling furniture knockoffs

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Wednesday, 13 June, 2018 Office furniture making giant Herman…

Chandler to Lead Workplace Design Group Fourfront

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Gary Chandler has been named chief executive of the FourFront…

Herman Miller Acquires an Interest in HAY

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Highlights • Extends Herman Miller’s global reach and expands…

Steelcase & West Elm office furniture announce partnership

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -Steelcase and West Elm have partnered to…

Viasit announces cooperation with KI (USA)

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Viasit has entered into an agreement with KI that KI, one of…

Haworth celebrates 70th anniversary with two-day event

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Haworth celebrated its 70-year anniversary with two days of events…

Kimball International CEO To Retire

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(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL)…

Knoll Moves to Fulton Market

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The company will occupy the entire sixth and seventh floors and…

KI Now 100% Owned by Employees; Resch Calls it 'A New Era' for Company

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Business of Furniture | May 2, 2018 By Rob Kirkbride KI could…

Kimball International, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

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JASPER, Ind., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kimball International,…

JSJ Corp. to close office furniture manufacturer izzy+

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GRAND HAVEN — JSJ Corp. plans to wind down office furniture…

Humanscale Launches First-Ever Task Chair Made with Recycled Fishing Nets

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Smart Ocean Task Chair Developed with Bureo Incorporates Almost…

3 Things Steelcase Inc. Management Wants You to Know

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In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 (year ended February 23,…

Herman Miller International exec to retire

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ZEELAND — A member of the executive team at Herman Miller…

Naughtone Placed No. 22 in the Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100

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Naughtone, a furniture design and manufacturing company based…

Takkt AG acquires Brittish Equip4Work

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Takkt AG has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Equip4Work…

Merger of Holmris and B8 – New Holmris B8 in European Top 10

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Holmris and B8 have signed an agreement to merge the two companies.…

Steelcase survey reveals informal space trend

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A recent study by office furniture vendor Steelcase has shed…

Bene and Neudörfler acquire Hali and Svoboda

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The investment company BGO, led by Erhard Grossnigg and former…

Haworth 2017 sales surpass $2B

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HOLLAND, MI - Haworth, Inc. had a good 2017. The Holland office…

Knoll Q4 furniture sales recover

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Knoll’s expansion into new product lines has paid off for the…

Knoll reports mixed results in fourth quarter

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EAST GREENVILLE, Pa. - The turnaround path continues for Knoll,…

Peter Veer - Senior Vice President of Royal Ahrend - leaves the company

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Peter Veer, Senior Vice President, left Royal Ahrend BV on 5…

Lithuanian furniture manufacturer Narbutas reports record turnover again

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In 2016, the Lithuanian office furniture maker Narbutas reported…

Austrian Office Furniture Manufacturer Svoboda files for bankruptcy

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The Austrian office furniture specialist Svoboda has filed for…

National Office Furniture Appoints Kourtney Smith as President

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Kimball International has appointed Kourtney Smith as president…

Not the deal of the day: Office chair listed for $1 million on Amazon

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Anyone who splurged on the Freedom Task Chair, a high-end office…

Herman Miller (MLHR) CEO Brian C. Walker to Retire; Updates Guidance

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Herman Miller, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLHR) today announced that Brian…

Haworth awards bonuses for 70-year anniversary

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First founded in 1948, Haworth is headquartered in Holland. The…

Drug ring smuggles cocaine into the UK inside office furniture

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A drug-smuggling operation brought over £10 million worth of…

Former Herman Miller Offices Go Up for Sale

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The 20,000 sq ft former headquarters of furniture maker Herman…

Steelcase named one of most admired companies by Fortune

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,-- Fortune Magazine has recognized Steelcase…

Announcing PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet, PANTONE® Color of the Year 2018.

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“A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE…

Swindon Furniture Company Hit by Brexit Rescued

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A furniture company whose sales went into decline after the vote…

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