Home Furnishing Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Home Furnishing Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42322 | Jul 2015

Home free: Stronger housing activity and increased consumer spending will boost demand

IBISWorld’s Home Furnishing 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.

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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

Over the past five years, the Home Furnishing Wholesaling industry has benefited from strong downstream demand. Since home furnishings are often discretionary, rising consumer confidence in the economy and increased disposable income has led to an increase in sales of furnishings at the retail level. Consequently, stores purchased more goods from industry operators while wholesale demand increased. Moreover, revenue growth will likely continue to gain traction in the five years to 2020 as the economy continues to improve. Furthermore, improvements in existing home sales and housing starts are also expected to continue to drive demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Home Furnishings Wholesaling industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, firms in the industry spend $0.09 on capital investment. This level of capital intensity is typical for industries in the wholesale sector. The labor required in the industry is not highly skilled, but staff is needed to operate stocking machinery, check inventory and provide customer service. As technology capabilities develop, automated processes can take over some of the functions of personnel, resulting in a slight decline in the share of wages to revenue.

This industry's main capital applications include delivery vehicles and storage, warehousing and computer inventory systems... purchase to read more


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What is the Home Furnishing Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales a broad range of furnishings for homes, such as carpets, curtains, floor coverings, kitchen utensils, rugs and window shades. Wholesalers purchase goods from domestic and international manufacturers and then sell them to department stores, furnishing specialty shops and other respective businesses. This industry excludes furniture wholesaling.

Industry Products
Household furnishingsLinens, domestics, curtains and draperiesFlooring and floor coveringsOther home furnishings
Industry Activities
Carpet wholesalingFloor cover wholesalingDrapery wholesalingCurtain wholesalingChinaware wholesalingGlassware wholesalingHousehold-type cooking utensil wholesalingLamp wholesalingBed, bath and table linen wholesaling Window blinds and shades wholesaling

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