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 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.
The household furnishings segment includes kitchen and cookware products including china, glassware, cookery and plastic housewares. This segment also includes upholstered furniture, mattresses and beds, lawn and outdoor furniture and other furniture... purchase to read more