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Furniture Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Furniture Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42321 | Jul 2014

Take a seat: Modest growth lies ahead, but wholesale bypass will ultimately hamper sales

IBISWorld’s Furniture Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$37bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
58,954
Businesses
3,958
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

With less discretionary income available during the recession, consumers cut back or delayed their purchases of big-ticket items, including new furniture for their homes. Furthermore, reduced demand from businesses hurt the Furniture Wholesaling industry. While changes in the structure of the furniture supply chain have dampened demand for wholesalers, the improved economy will support modest revenue growth over the next five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Furniture Wholesaling industry has performed well in the five years to 2014, with revenue growing at an estimated annualized rate of 3.3% to $37.2 billion. The start of the five-year period was characterized by low consumer sentiment and weak disposable income brought on by the recession, leading demand for big ticket items, such as furniture, to be weak. However, as economic conditions began to improve in 2010, as demonstrated by a falling unemployment rate and rising per capita disposable income, demand for furniture improved. In addition, a flux of imported furniture into the United States has created a market for wholesalers to distribute foreign products... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Furniture Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales a broad range of furniture for homes, such as bed frames and sofas, and furniture for offices, schools, hotels and other various businesses. Wholesalers purchase goods from domestic and international manufacturers and sell them to department stores, furniture specialty shops and other respective businesses.

Industry Products
Office furnitureHousehold furniture (excluding beds)Mattresses and bedsOther furniture
 
Industry Activities
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