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One sofa manufacturer recently found that up to 30% of people regretted their choice of sofa within 2 months of buying it. We’d like to think that here at John Dick & Son our customer satisfaction rate is a lot higher than that! And if our reviews are anything to go by we are certainly doing something right. One of the benefits of being an independent family business is that we already have an edited … Continued

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As we move into July, a summer of sport is well and truly upon us. Major tournaments in golf, tennis and athletics are taking place and the avid TV sports viewer will be spoiled for choice with what to watch. All those hours seated in front of the box have to be spent comfortably, and it’s crucial that you choose the right armchair for the job – and for your space. While comfort is often … Continued

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Summer may not have reached Scotland yet, but if you’d like to cheer up your home with a touch of the tropical, we have some inspiration for you! From bold and vibrant prints to ‘out there’ statement designs, we have a range of beautiful fabrics and wallpapers that bring that “holiday hue” into your home. Looking at the interior colour palette of summer 2017, we recognise the need for bright furnishings and experimenting with different prints … Continued

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We’re delighted to welcome some beautiful new pieces from Cattelan Italia to our showroom in Busby. Cattelan Italia is a unique brand of high end contemporary Italian furniture synonymous with striking designs and beautiful finishes. John Dick & Son has been working with this manufacturer for several years and we always enjoy the unveiling of their new furniture ranges; so far, we have never been disappointed.  The latest range is no exception. A combination of … Continued

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Early in 2015 we worked with the team at Hebridean Island Cruises on the refurbishment of the public rooms on board the luxurious Hebridean Princess, this year we were delighted to be invited back to work with the team on the refurbishment of more than one third on the cabins. With extremely limited time to carry out the changes, and taking into account the Christmas and New Year refit period, it was essential that we … Continued

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John Dick & Son is thrilled to be crowned Scottish Independent Furniture Retailer of the Year for the second year running! The Scottish Independent Retail Awards are a celebration of local businesses. Winners are a true reflection of quality and customer service as they are chosen by members of the general public. The black-tie event took place on Tuesday 25 April at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow, where over 200 guests gathered to celebrate local … Continued

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We told you at the start of the year that we’d had some successful buying trips and that we were looking forward to the new stock arriving. It is always an exciting time and this year is no different, we are delighted with the furniture now filling the showroom.  We pride ourselves in knowing what our customers like but there is one particular range that has definitely captured everyone’s attention. When setting the Topaz collection up … Continued

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We are hearing much more mention of the term ‘Fake News’ than ever before, even though it has existed for many years, albeit with a slightly different meaning than Mr Trump applies to it.  However, regardless of it’s origins, or your political persuation, Fake News will impact all of us in the future. Brands and businesses of all sizes are having to come to terms with the impact that several political and corporate scandals have … Continued

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NEC Birmingham

Our latest buying trip took us south to Birmingham and Spring Fair 2017 at the NEC.  The first thing to point out was the positive vibe coming from all the manufacturers we spoke to about how busy they had been, many even reporting record sales at this year’s exhibition.  In many ways, this reflects our own experience at John Dick & Son that more people are investing in their homes and making changes to their … Continued

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IMM Cologne furniture event

Traveling to beautiful European cities to visit leading international furniture shows is definitely a perk of the job.  Although it’s not all glamour, we did walk over 80 km due to the sheer size of the show and the number of manufacturers we needed to talk to over a couple of days.  IMM Cologne proved to be a very rewarding trip indeed, and it was great to get a preview of the trends for 2017.  … Continued

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