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Furniture Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Furniture Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42321 | Nov 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
$36bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
58,453
Businesses
3,931
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Furniture Wholesaling industry is expected to experience solid demand in the five years to 2014, spurred on by recovering downstream markets such as businesses and retailers following the recession. as economic conditions have gradually improved over the period, consumers have begun to spend more freely, leading demand from furniture stores to increase. Since wholesalers are a large supplier of furniture stores, the Furniture Wholesaling industry has benefited. Looking forward, technology is anticipated to play an important role in the industry over the next five years. Meanwhile, demand for home and office furniture will likely pick up with continued improvements in economic conditions, enabling a modest boost in industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a low level of capital intensity due to the combined need for human labor and depreciable assets. In fact, for every dollar spent on wages, only about $0.05 is allocated for expenditure on capital assets. This capital intensity is typical for industries within the wholesale sector. The industry's primary function is to store and transport merchandise into the market. This process involves marketing products and taking, preparing, checking and shipping orders to customers. The labor required in the industry is not highly skilled, but wholesalers need staff to operate stocking machinery, check inventory, provide customer service and oversee the entire process... 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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