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35% of Brits sleep on the sofa at least one a week

According to a nationwide study, more than a third (35%) of Brits sleep on the sofa at least once a week, with one in ten admitting to spending every night there. Our research was carried out to discover how frequently Brits find themselves spending the night on the sofa and to work out why so […]

Sofa Moments – How I Met Your Mother

From its premiere in 2005, How I Met Your Mother confirmed itself as the rightful heir to Friends, with a mixture of quick wit and outrageous tales that captured audiences far and wide. Narrated by hopeless romantic Ted Mosby, the series proved to be more about the journey than the destination, as Ted delivered a […]

The Simpson’s couch gags by celebrity animators

The Simpsons’ sofa is arguably the most iconic cartoon sofa on TV, with the opening gag scene orientated around it in every episode. But, did you know, the scene plays a vital role in the length each ‘Simpsons’ episode? If an episode is shorter than usual, the couch gag is extended to fill time. Or, if […]

The right family sofa for you

Furniture in family homes can take a bit of a battering, with kids climbing, jumping and spilling things, but our Endurance sofas are specially designed to withstand the pressures of a busy home. When you think about the term ‘endurance’ it probably brings to mind words such as tough, robust, and durable. Our Endurance range […]

Our favourite Great British Bake Off recipes

Bake Off has captured the culinary delights of the nation over the last seven years, with people all over the UK indulging their appetite for deserts. If you’re one of the many people who have enjoyed Mary Berry and Co. over the last month, it’s time to put all that viewing to good use, and […]

DIY Halloween costumes for kids

Halloween is just round the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about costumes for your kids. Yes, you could go out and buy one, but making your own is all part of the magic of the scariest night of the year. In a national US survey, 57% of participants said they preferred DIY Halloween […]

Meet Jane Headford – The designer of our Great North Snowdog

The Great North Snowdogs’ trail is now three weeks in, and we hope you’ve been to the Angel of the North to see our very own Snowdog – Dog on the Tyne. If you have been to see DonTy, you’ll have noticed the level of detail involved in his design, with many iconic landmarks around […]

Join us on Saturday for our Manchester store opening

Our new store opens in White City Retail Park in Manchester this Saturday, and there are loads of great reasons to attend. From exclusive money off vouchers to celebrates, we’ve got an exciting afternoon lined up for you! To celebrate the opening of our new store, customers will be greeted by Manchester United and Manchester City […]

We teamed up with Gateshead based primary school to celebrate the Great North Snowdogs’ launch

To celebrate the launch of Great North Snowdogs trail and our sponsorship of Dog on the Tyne (@DogOnTheTyne) we invited children from Fell Dyke Community Primary School in Gateshead to be among the first to meet DonTy and carry out a special task. We are one of many companies sponsoring a Snowdog to help raise vital funds for St […]

The definitive guide to Monday motivation at work

Bob Geldof has been living off his dislike of Mondays for almost forty years, and we’re on his side here, we don’t like Mondays either (don’t tell the boss). When that alarm goes off for your first day back at work, there’s always the temptation to ignore it, but no, duty calls… Off to work […]