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  • The world's largest furniture retailer says its MALM line of dressers can easily tip over onto children.

  • June 16- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc has agreed not to sell its existing inventory of laminate flooring previously sourced from China, the U.S. consumer safety regulator said, as the flooring retailer looks to move beyond allegations the products contained excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde. The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission...

  • Empire, Moelis and Mercury Capital declined to comment. Empire, whose competitors include Lowes Corp, Home Depot and Floor and Decor Outlets of America Inc, offers shop-at-home services in more than 70 U.S. locations, including Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. The Northlake, Illinois- based company opened its first retail stores last year in Virginia and Long...

  • A worker assembles a custom piece of furniture at the at Baker Road Furniture manufacturing facility in South Elgin, Illinois.

    French home furnishings chain Maisons du Monde began its first day of trading, after setting the price of its global offering at 17 euros per share.

  • *Amsterdam attracting a series of new listings. Philips set an IPO price of 20 euros Thursday night, implying a market capitalisation of 3 billion euros, or an enterprise value of 4.5 billion euros including debt.. The shares rose eight percent to 21.45 euros in early trading in Amsterdam.

  • FRANKFURT, May 9- Buyout group Cinven is preparing to sell German residential and technical lighting products maker SLV in a potential 800 million euro deal, three people familiar with the matter said. Europe's listed lighting manufacturers include Fagerhult of Sweden, Beghelli of Italy and Austria's Zumtobel. SLV is benefiting from strong construction...

  • Analysts value unit at around 5 billion euros. *Philips Group will now focus on Healthcare operations. AMSTERDAM, May 3- Philips plans to sell at least 25 percent of its lighting business, the world's largest maker of lights, on the stock market to focus on its larger medical equipment operations, it said on Tuesday.

  • IKEA to bring solar panels to UK stores

    The furniture retailer plans to open solar shops in United Kingdom stores by the end of this summer.

  • *IPO more likely than sale for business worth 5 bln euro. AMSTERDAM, April 25- Philips said it was likely to list its lighting division on the stock market, creating a standalone company that would be the world's largest maker of lights. Chief Executive Frans van Houten acknowledged that the company could still switch to a trade sale if uncertainty around a...

  • ISTANBUL, April 19- Turkey's plan to impose anti-dumping duties on U.S. cotton imports will drive up costs for its own textile producers, hurting the competitiveness of their exports, the head of an industry group said on Tuesday. "This is a decision that will increase raw material costs of textile producers by 2-3 percent and will somewhat affect price...

  • IKEA

    The ready-to-assemble furniture company plans on transferring some of its ownership.

  • Sherwin-Williams to buy Valspar

    The largest US paint retailer will pay $113 a share to buy rival Valspar Corp.

  • March 11- Ford Motor Co is establishing a new subsidiary to expand efforts to profit from transportation services, putting the former chief executive officer of Michigan office furniture giant Steelcase in charge. The new unit, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, could invest in transportation services companies, but it is not solely a venture fund, Ford CEO Mark Fields...

  • Mad Money 2

    Wayfair Inc. co-founder, co-Chairman and CEO Niraj Shah, explains how his company is growing so fast and the move into Europe, the value in hiring engineers and the various mediums Wayfair sells products.

  • LONDON, Feb 19- South African furniture company Steinhoff International has made a rival bid to buy Britain's Home Retail, the owner of the Argos group of catalogue-based stores which earlier this month agreed to be bought by supermarkets group Sainsbury's. Steinhoff, which makes furniture mostly in developing countries and sells it to value-conscious...

  • Feb 10- Government tests show some types of laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators Holdings LLC can cause irritation and breathing problems but the risk of cancer from exposure is low, a federal agency said on Wednesday. Lumber Liquidators' sales and shares were hammered after the CBS program "60 Minutes" reported in March last year that the laminates from...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- Government tests show some specific types of laminate flooring made by Lumber Liquidators Holdings LLC could cause irritation and breathing problems, a federal report released on Wednesday showed. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is investigating the issue and made the report public, asked the federal Centers for...

  • Local market leader Hanssem Co Ltd, with sales of more than $1 billion in 2014, saw a 31 percent increase in revenue for the first nine months of 2015 and a doubling in its share price for the year as it opened 27 of its larger stores in 2014 and 2015. Shinsegae Co Ltd's Jaju chain opened 10 stores in 2015, bringing its total to 149.. Swedish giant IKEA, whose single...

  • Man Wah CFO: I'm satisfied with earnings results

    Wang Guisheng, CFO of Man Wah Holdings, discusses strong HY2016 profits and the outlook for its U.S. business growth.

  • Intel securing 'smart' home

    Intel keeps security in mind as it develops 'smart' homes as research firms warn of potential threat from hackers and other malicious actors.