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Home Furnishing Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Home Furnishing Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42322 | Feb 2016

Built up: Rising disposable incomes will encourage consumers to upgrade furnishings

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$71bn
Annual Growth 11-16
4.8%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
94,491
Businesses
12,965
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Home Furnishing Wholesaling industry has fully recovered from the tribulations of the economic downturn and has experienced significant growth over the five years to 2016. As demand from downstream industries has increased in line with consumer confidence and disposable income, the industry has grown. In the coming years, industry revenue is forecast to continue to grow, as rising consumer sentiment and household disposable incomes encourage consumers to upgrade furnishings in their homes. In addition, retailers will increasingly turn to wholesalers to restock inventory with cheap imported goods... 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 $0.08 on capital investment. This level of capital intensity is typical for industries in the wholesale sector. Labor required in the industry is needed to operate stocking machinery, check inventory, provide customer service and create and maintain sales relationships. Laborers are required to manage tasks throughout almost every step of this industry's sales and distribution processes. As a result, wages are expected to account for 7.4% of industry revenue in 2016.

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
Flooring and floor coveringsLinens, domestics, curtains and draperiesMiscellaneous home furnishingsKitchenware
 
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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