Delcor prepares for new design

Delcor, the Northumberland-based furniture retailer controlled by Wade Furniture, will invest more than£1 million in putting a new design in its 10 high street stores.

Managing director Roy Hacking said the look will bring shops alive. 'We are moving into a new phase of expansion and brand development, and our new colour scheme and shopfit better represents the style and quality of our product,' he said.

The look will incorporate wood floor entrances and carpeted roomsets.

Fabric displays will be at the back of stores.

Almost£400,000 was spent on introducing the look to the new 250 sq m Glasgow flagship, unveiled last Saturday.

Delcor's turnover last year was more than£5 million and projected turnover for the year to October 2003 is in excess of£6 million.

The chain was acquired by Wade Furniture two years ago.