Poland’s Adriana buys stake in Doncaster’s DFS

Doncaster-based DFS Furniture plc announced that Poland-based upholstery firm Adriana S.A. has bought shares in DFS representing 7.78% of voting rights.

“DFS Furniture plc notes the acquisition of shares by Adriana S.A. representing 7.78% of the voting rights in the Group,” said the Doncaster firm.

“DFS further confirms that Adriana is a valued and long-standing upholstery supplier-partner to the group, based in Poland.

“DFS welcomes Adriana to the group’s share register, and the recognition of the strength of DFS’s business model and its prospects for growth.

“The group looks forward to continuing the supplier relationship, while pursuing its existing strategy to lead furniture retailing in the digital age.”

About the Author

Mark McSherry
Dalriada Media LLC sites are edited by veteran news journalist Mark McSherry, a former staff editor and reporter with Reuters, Bloomberg and major newspapers including the South China Morning Post, London's Sunday Times and The Scotsman. McSherry's journalism has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Independent, The New York Times, London's Evening Standard and Forbes. McSherry is also a professor of journalism and communication arts in universities and colleges in New York City. Scottish-born McSherry has an MBA from the University of Edinburgh and a Certificate in Global Affairs from New York University.