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JFS 2019 and more

As usual, M&P exhibited at the January Furniture Show 2019 held at the NEC and had quite a successful show, despite the general footfall being less than 2018 due to inclement weathe

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Summer Draws To a Close

As the Summer draws to a close, M & P Chairs is are starting to see signs of trade beginning to build-up in the usual seasonal way. We are also pleased to report that we are receiving more contract inquiries and orders from the F&B sector.

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Four Good Months

Following four good months of trading, we are now entering the traditionally quieter part of the year but trade is still remaining steady. We have seen strong sales of our Traditional Farmhouse and Ladder Back Style Chairs and Rocking Chairs. ‎

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Sales Are Rocking On

Following a brisk first quarter's trading, business remained steady during April and we are continuing to see good demand for our Farmhouse and Shaker Chairs.

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Business is Brisk

M&P Chairs Ltd has experienced a brisk first quarter's trading helped by recurring business and some new customers and orders picked-up from a successful January Furniture Show exhibition.

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It's January Furniture Show 2018! Stand No. 4-E75 in Hall 4

Well, it's that time of the year again and we're soon off to show our wares at the January Furniture Show 2018 being held at the NEC Birmingham between 21-24 January. Please come and see us on our Stand No. 4-E75 in Hall 4.

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Nearly Christmas!... and JFS 2018

Approximately one month to go to Christmas and two months to go to the January Furniture Show 2018 at the NEC Birmingham, so it's currently all hands on deck at M&P.

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Quick! I Need New Furniture

Good levels of orders are continuing to originate from our retail customers and increasingly more from our contract furniture customers and what is very pleasing to see is the number of new customers we are attracting from all around the country.

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Too Early for Christmas? Never!

Here at M&P we have enjoyed steady sales of our staple products throughout the Summer months and overall we experienced a better trading period than we expected. As the end of the Summer season approaches we are already seeing some higher volume and value orders for our top products

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This Year Really Seems to be Flying By?!

This year really seems to be flying-by!? The usual summer season slow-down in sales commenced a few weeks ago and the recent very warm weather period experienced has compounded that trend. However, M&P is still seeing steady sales of its staple products such as beech and oak Farmhouse; Shaker; Caversham & Carra chairs.

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Shakers are the Rainmakers...

We are pleased to report that we are seeing strong demand for our beech and oak Shaker Side Chairs with ‎Solid Wooden and Rush Seats and our stylish oak Caversham and Carra Side Chairs. Customers have been buying these chairs unfinished and finished in a variety of wax, lacquer, oiled and paint coverings. Many customers must also be enjoying the challenges of finishing their chairs themselves. Our stocks of these chairs remain healthy.

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A Strong Run

M&P has experienced a strong run on our Farmhouse style chairs, especially the Slat Back and Spindle Back Side & Low Carver chairs and the High Back Slat Grandad chairs. Customers have been buying them unfinished and finished in a variety of wax, lacquer and paint coverings. This has required us to bring forward our re-stocking programs for these core products by several months and stock will be replenished in early June.

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Fast Moving Lines

M&P's latest fast moving lines have been Shaker Oak and Beech Chairs along with the Carra and Caversham Oak Chairs. However, our supply chain management is ensuring we are maintaining good stock levels to meet orders in a timely manner. We are also currently looking to add one or two additional Oak Chairs to our range.

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What Do We Have To Offer?

Well Amongst Others:

  • A Good Range Of Core Chair & Stool Products.
  • Wax, Lacquer & Paint Finishing Services In A Wide Range Of Colours.
  • Very Competitive Prices.
  • Good Stocks Maintained In U.K.
  • Flexible & Fast Deliveries By Truck, Pallet Or Courier.
  • User Friendly.
  • 40 Years Of Industry Experience.
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Sales are Rocking

M & P Chairs Ltd exhibited its core range of products at the January Furniture Shop last month and once again, our offerings were very well received. We had less visitors to our stand than last year (but that seemed to be the show's general trend), however we wrote more actual firm business - mostly from new customers - which was very encouraging.

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Come and See Us at the January Furniture Show - NEC

Happy New Year

Well a belated Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year to all our customers. Trading-wise, M&P experienced the usual rush of business right up until the Christmas holiday, but we managed to fulfil all our customers' orders in a timely and efficient manner.

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Uptick in Orders

Business was steady at M&P during October and we saw a definite increase in the numbers of chairs (unfinished and finished) we are dispatching for our wholesale customers via our recently introduced courier service. We also now use this service to dispatch smaller orders to wholesale customers for speed reasons; and of course, when it makes economic sense for all concerned.

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Gearing-up & Stocking-up

As the Autumnal Equinox slips by, we now know we are heading into that time of the year when the furniture business should start to see a real seasonal upswing, in the lead up to the Christmas & New Year Holidays.

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Quiet Summer? Maybe not!

M&P has experienced good volumes of business in recent weeks, which seems to be bucking the usual quieter summer trend. Therefore, post Brexit, etc. we are encouraged by the level of retail customer confidence being seen.

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Armchairs & Black Ranges

Well, here at M&P we're not sure where the British Summer is, but in saying this - dark clouds and silver linings and all that - trading has been better than we had expected ‎for this time of the year, so we mustn't complain.

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Hot Sellers In Stock!

Another month has slipped by in the Furniture World and we are now approaching that time of the year when everyone is focusing their resources on summer vacations and business generally starts to slow down. But here at M&P we can look back on the first half of 2016 with a reasonable amount of pride and satisfaction.

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What happened after the January Furniture Show

Well our website manager tells me it's that time of the month when I promised to start writing our regular Blogs, so here goes. We previously reported (via Facebook and LinkedIn) that M&P was receiving an increasing number of enquiries following the company exhibiting at the January Furniture Show. This trend has continued and we are now receiving more hits on, and enquiries from our website, plus direct telephone calls to Mike and myself. So our relatively new business is steadily building-up momentum.

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