The first comfortable life experience hall of Vaillant opens in Beijing

04-26 11:25

On April 12, 2017, Vaillant opened the first brand-new comfortable life experience hall in Beijing nationwide.

China Vanke pays 3b yuan for stake in secondary home agent Homelink

04-28 17:50

China Vanke, the country’s second-largest developer, will pay US$435.6 million for a minority stake in privately held Homelink Group, the nation’s largest secondary home agent.

Chinese electronics retailer enters home decoration market with new brand

04-28 17:40

Chinese electronics and home appliances retailer Five Star Appliance formally announced plans to enter the home decoration and renovation sector with a new sub-brand named "Sigma Life".

Reliance partners with Germany's Resysta for wood composite technology

04-28 11:43

Reliance Industries Ltd has entered into a license agreement with Germany’s Resysta International GmbH giving RIL exclusive rights of production and marketing for RelWood, a natural fibre polymer composite (NFPC), in India.

China's Belt & Road Q1 trade surges

04-28 10:31

China's trade with economies along the Belt and Road Initiative posted double-digital growth year-on-year in the first quarter of the year.

IKEA refugee shelter to be redesigned following safety fears and design flaws

04-28 10:11

Deployment of IKEA's award-winning refugee shelter was put on hold due to concerns over a range of design issues including accessibility and fire risk.

Alibaba acts on vow about 1m US jobs

04-27 10:07

Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is acting to fulfill a promise he made to US President Donald Trump:

France: Expobois 2018 to be cancelled

04-27 09:49

The French machinery and production engineering association SYMOP has made a joint decision with Hannover Fairs International and its French branch office to cancel EXPOBOIS, the French tradeshow for the woodworking industry.

Ikea in India opens shop in 2018 and might source more from India than China for its global operations

04-27 09:44

Ikea is finally opening a retail store in India by 2018. It has been mainly sourcing textiles which make up for about 70% of the imports.

Global Wood Adhesives Market forecast to reach USD 5.24 billion by 2026

04-26 14:07

The furniture segment is the fastest-growing application segment of the global wood adhesives market.

Expansion plans to put Blackburn sofa firm in driving seat

04-26 11:55

We feel that investing in British manufacturing is crucial, and it’s something that will become ever more important during and after Brexit.

Ergomotion, Manwah, MyPillow join High Point bedding scene

04-26 10:52

Ergomotion, Manwah, and MyPillow will join High Point bedding scene.

Good 2017 start for US hardwood exports to South-East Asia and China

04-26 09:48

Exports of US hardwood to South-East Asia and Greater China markets kept up the momentum in the first month of 2017.

Vietnamese wood exports to U.S. surge

04-25 10:14

Vietnam’s exports of wood and wood products hit $1.78 billion in the first quarter of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 17.1 percent.

China’s GDP comes in better than expected at 6.9% Y-Y

04-24 10:53

China's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter.Growth of 6.9 percent was the fastest in six quarters.

Ikea to double India sourcing by 2020

04-24 10:37

Ikea said it would double its sourcing from India by 2020.

Opening of the first International Furniture Innovation Fair Chengdu (IFIF)

04-24 10:12

On Apr. 20, the opening ceremony of the 1st International Furniture Innovation Fair Chengdu (IFIF) was held in Chengdu Furniture Industrial Park.

China's retail sales up 10% in Q1

04-21 17:11

China's retail sales rose 10 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of the year, 0.4 percentage points less than the whole of last year.

Big data confirms China's consumer rebound

04-21 16:58

Online consumption picked up from February as retailers and delivery workers returned from holidays. Data shows top-selling items are cosmetics and personal care products as well as sports and outdoor goods.

China’s manufacturing sector and rising industrial production in 2017

04-21 16:27

The improvement in industrial production in 1Q17 has provided a boost to corporate profits in China.

Hong Kong furniture maker blends Chinese technique with Danish design

04-21 10:41

William Chiang, the founder of Elmood, comes from a family of antique Chinese furniture restorers. Having found inspiration in Danish design, he explains how his products combine the best of both worlds.