TAKKT AG: TAKKT Acquires Leading British Online Retailer for Office Furniture

TAKKT AG has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Equip4Work Ltd. Signing and closing of the transaction took place on January 29. The company generated sales of roughly 40 million pounds and an EBITDA margin in the low double-digit … Read more

Haworth awards bonuses for 70-year anniversary

First founded in 1948, Haworth is headquartered in Holland. The company currently has more than 6,000 members worldwide and is operating in over 120 countries with $1.8 billion in global sales.
Haworth announced on Thursday the company will give bonuses … Read more

Drug ring smuggles cocaine into the UK inside office furniture

A drug-smuggling operation brought over £10 million worth of cocaine into the UK under the guise of a Leicester-based interior design company, a jury has heard.
Prosecutor David Herbert alleged that the six men standing trial smuggled Class A drugs … Read more

Steelcase Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine

Fortune has recognized Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) as one of its 2018 “World’s Most Admired Companies” in the Home Equipment and Furnishings industry sector. Steelcase earned the third spot in the category, alongside Whirlpool, Stanley Black & Decker, Newell Brands and other … Read more

Former Herman Miller Offices Go Up for Sale

The 20,000 sq ft former headquarters of furniture maker Herman Miller has been put up for sale.
The VillageGreen building in Chippenham was designed and built especially for the manufacturer over ten years ago by architects Gensler
When it was … Read more

Steelcase named one of most admired companies by Fortune

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,– Fortune Magazine has recognized Steelcase as one of its “World’s Most Admired Companies” in 2018 in the home equipment and furnishings industry sector. Steelcase earned the third spot in the category, alongside Whirlpool, Stanley Black & Decker, … Read more

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

“A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute
The press release in which the new … Read more

Knoll Designs Armless MultiGeneration Light Task ChairKnoll Inc. alleges patented chair design was u

PHILADELPHIA – A furniture company with a place of business in Greenville alleges one of its patented chair designs was unlawfully used.
Knoll Inc. and Formway Furniture Limited filed a complaint on Jan. 3 in the U.S. District Court for … Read more

Herman Miller reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results – orders at all-time-high

Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLHR) today announced results for its second quarter ended December 2, 2017. Net sales in the quarter totaled $604.6 million, an increase of 4.7% from the same quarter last fiscal year. New orders in the second … Read more

Swindon Furniture Company Hit by Brexit Rescued

A furniture company whose sales went into decline after the vote on Brexit has been sold out of administration.
The sale of WJ White Ltd, which began manufacturing high-quality furniture in 1950, saves 48 jobs.
Administrators from Begbies Traynor … Read more