Category Archives: KBB Births Deaths and Deals

Homebase acquires Bathstore

Homebase up for sale, again

News has emerged that the DIY chain Homebase is looking for its 3rd owner in 2 years, and 4th in just four years, as it…

Wren Kitchens Opens in US

Wren Kitchens Opens in US

Making history, Wren Kitchens has hit two milestones in opening its 100th showroom with it also being Wrens first showroom / store in the US….

German Kitchens retailer Kütchenhaus

Kutchenhaus opens 34th franchise in Bath

In German kitchens news that bucks the Covid (downward) trend, Nobilia Kitchens retailer Kutchenhaus has opened its 34th franchise in Bath. The Kutchenhaus Bath showroom…

Poggenpohl german kitchens

Poggenpohl Möbelwerke taken over

Poggenpohl Möbelwerke, the oldest kitchen brand in the world, has officially been taken over by Jomoo Germany after filing for bankruptcy at the end of…

hartford-tom howley kitchens

Tom Howley Kitchens opens 17th showroom

Tom Howley Kitchens, the bespoke kitchens brand, has announced the opening of its 17 showroom in Winchester. In a move that is bucking the Covid…

Poggenpohl german kitchens

Poggenpohl acquired by Smallbone owner Lux Group

Kbb News emerged yesterday with exciting headlines, “Poggenpohl acquired by Smallbone”, much to the delight of Poggenpohl’s UK retailers and customers. The troubled German kitchen…

LWK Kitchens London

Brexit blamed for LWK London Kitchens demise

Kitchen remodelling firm LWK London Kitchens is to be wound up, with the company’s director Graeme Wilson blaming ”Brexit uncertainty” for its financial difficulties. Administrators concluded that…

Wren Kitchens

Wren Kitchens opens 85th showroom

Wren Kitchens opens 85th showroom in Lustrum Retail Park, Stockton-on-Tees in Kbb news that has bucked the somewhat negative trend of Kbb news of late….