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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Furniture Wholesaling industry exhibits low market share concentration. IBISWorld estimates that the four largest players in the industry hold a combined market share of less than 10.0%, with no single player accounting for more than 3.8% of the market. Most industry businesses are privately owned and successfully supply the local retail demand in their communities. According to the latest available US Census data, about 54.5% of total establishments are estimated to have fewer than five employees, while only 1.2% employ more than 100 workers.

During the five years to 2014, industry concentration has increased as a result of wholesale bypass coupled with slow demand following the recession... 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
Household furniture wholesalingMattress wholesalingOutdoor furniture wholesalingPublic building furniture wholesalingReligious furniture wholesalingAntique furniture wholesaling Baby furniture wholesaling Hotel furniture wholesaling Restaurant furniture wholesaling School furniture wholesaling

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