Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After a few dismal years during the recession, the Home Furnishing Wholesaling industry is expected to continue its recovery in 2015, as demand from downstream industries increases in line with consumer confidence and disposable income. Additionally, improvements in existing home sales and housing starts are also expected to continue to drive demand. Looking forward, industry revenue is forecast to grow, as rising consumer sentiment and household disposable incomes encourage consumers to make purchases they delayed during the recession... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Products and services
Operators in this industry wholesale a wide variety of furnishings and accessories for the home, ranging from carpet and rugs to baking pans. IBISWorld categorizes goods offered by the Home Furnishing Wholesaling industry into six groups: bed and bath furnishings, kitchen and cookware, household appliances, household decorative items, carpets and other floor coverings, window coverings and other.
Bed and bath furnishings
The bed and bath furnishings segment, which includes mattresses, bed frames, bedspreads, blankets, bedding and bathroom fixtures, is expected to account for 23.1% of total industry revenue in 2015. Consumers make the biggest outlays on furnishings when purchasing from this segment... purchase to read more