Furniture Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Furniture Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42321 | Oct 2015

Musical chairs: Wholesale bypass will further curb modest industry growth

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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Furniture Wholesaling industry is continuing to expand over the five years to 2015, spurred by rising demand from businesses and retailers. Disposable income and consumer confidence have reached stable levels in recent years, leading to more discretionary purchases of big-ticket items, such as furniture. The industry's landscape has experienced a gradual change over the past five years, in which furniture manufacturers have become more willing to internalize distribution processes and sell goods directly to retailers, increasingly squeezing tradional wholesalers out of the supply chain. Demand for home and office furniture is expected to remain stable over the five years to 2020, with continued improvement in economic conditions enabling modest growth in industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that industry establishments are concentrated in the Southeast, West and Mid-Atlantic regions, with a combined share of 64.7%. Per capita income, access to transportation and proximity to retail furniture stores are the main determinants of the geographical distribution of industry establishments.

Southeast region

The Southeast region is estimated to account for the highest number of establishments, with a share of 25.6%. This region is also expected to hold the greatest concentration of furniture stores in the United States. This region includes Texas which accounts for 7.5% of industry operators, and has some of the largest cities in the country by population, such as Houston and Dallas... 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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