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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 | Aug 2014

Accent colors: Stronger housing activity and increased consumer spending will boost demand

IBISWorld’s Home Furnishing 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$51bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
84,334
Businesses
5,904
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Home Furnishing Wholesaling industry has fought falling downstream demand over the past five years. Since home furnishings are often discretionary, low consumer confidence in the economy and reduced disposable income during the recession led to plummeting sales at the retail level. Consequently, stores purchased fewer goods from industry operators while wholesale demand declined. However, recovery for the industry will likely continue to gain traction in the five years to 2019, as the economy improves. In 2014, IBISWorld forecasts improving per capita disposable income and housing starts will help boost industry revenue... purchase to read more

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Over the past five years, the Home Furnishing Wholesaling industry has combated falling downstream demand. Since home furnishings are often discretionary, low consumer confidence in the economy and reduced disposable income during the recession led to plummeting sales at the retail level. Consequently, stores purchased fewer goods from industry operators while wholesale demand declined.

Nevertheless, increased import penetration has enabled wholesalers to solidify their role as distributors in the supply chain. Moreover, demand for home furnishings has picked up and is expected to continue growing steadily through 2014, after several years of subdued growth following the end of the recession... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Home Furnishing Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales a broad range of furniture for homes, such as bed frames, sofas and other items for offices, schools, hotels and various businesses. Wholesalers purchase goods from domestic and international manufacturers and then sell them to department stores, furniture specialty shops and other respective businesses. This industry excludes furniture wholesaling.

Industry Products
Bed and bath furnishingsKitchen and cookwareHousehold appliancesHousehold decorative itemsCarpets and other floor coveringsWindow coverings
 
Industry Activities
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