Office furniture sales slip at HNI

HNI's office furniture division posted Q2 sales of $423.4 million, 2.9% down on last year's figure, although HNI said the…

Category Analysis: Furniture

The workspace and the way we interact with it has altered considerably over the last decade, and the pace of…

News snippets 27 June 2014

drone delivery won’t be ready for takeoff anytime soon as the Federal Aviation Administration documents has stated that delivering packages to…

Steelcase appoints UK and Ireland sales chief

The 36-year-old has been named VP of  Sales for the UK and Ireland. He recently moved from Tokyo where he…

Category analysis: Furniture

Like style for the home, fashions in the office environment are perpetually changing.Right now, there seems to be a real trend…

Category Analysis: Ergonomics

A decade or so back it would have been fairly easy to describe the typical office.Uniform desks? Check. Adjustable seating?…

Herman Miller updates Living Office

Introduced in 2013, Living Office is a “more human-centred framework approach” to the design of the modern workplace addressing fundamental human wants and needs.According…

FIRA launches furniture procurement guide

Designed to provide guidance for the entire contract and educational furniture procurement supply chain, the National Furniture Specifications (NFS) guide…

Staples strikes Steelcase deal

Products will include the internationally known Steelcase brands of Leap, Think, cobi and QiVi.Steelcase products are generally only available through…

Steelcase rebrands healthcare and education divisions

Healthcare division Nurture by Steelcase will now be more closely aligned to its parent brand as Steelcase Health as will…

HNI’s Q1 sales stable

Total Q1 office furniture sales at HNI were $358.4 million, a reported decrease of 2%, but down just 0.2% on…

Tennsco makes double acquisition

The purchases bring the SpacePro and Kompakt Systems mobile shelving brands into the Tennsco portfolio.Tennsco Marketing Director Rachel Bradley said:…

Steelcase reports sales growth

The US-based company has announced that sales for the full year – the 12 months to 28 February - reached $2.94 billion, up…

Herman Miller posts Q3 sales rise

The US company has announced that fiscal year 2014 Q3 sales totaled $455.9 million – up from $423.5 million the…

Whitney Brothers launches new brand

The company, which celebrates its 110th anniversary this year, announced the arrival of its Whitney Plus range of early learning…

DAMS continues expansion

Managing Director Chris Scott said: “Increasingly, fabric colours and patterns that match corporate branding or complement interior colour schemes are being used…

Time to enter the NAOPA

Award categories comprise six product awards, and two dealer awards that will recognise the achievements of leading individuals in the…

Staples teams up with Wayfair.com to sell home furnishings

Staples has continued its drive to ramp up the categories offered by its .com business by teaming up with Wayfair.com,…

HNI Q3 office furniture profits up

Office furniture manufacturer HNI reported a 5.9% Q3 rise in operating profits at its HON and Allsteel brands to $40.7…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…