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Furniture Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Furniture Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42321 | Apr 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Furniture Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$41bn
Annual Growth 10-15
5.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
67,546
Businesses
5,054
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Furniture Wholesaling industry is expected to experience solid demand in the five years to 2015, spurred 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... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Furniture Wholesaling industry exhibits medium barriers to entry for prospective operators. There are no licensing requirements, government regulations or resource constraints to prevent new firms from entering the industry; however, a lack of industry knowledge and high competition can potentially threaten potential entrants.

Operating knowledge and relationships

The largest barrier to this industry is a lack of local operating knowledge and relationships. Newcomers compete with existing wholesalers that have experience, knowledge of the industry and well-established relationships with retailers and manufacturers. Therefore, marketing and promotional activity must exceed that of the current players to build customer awareness and overcome retailer resistance... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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