Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the past five years, higher disposable income levels and rising consumer confidence have contributed to more retail spending. Less belt tightening at retail stores has, in turn, compelled this industry's downstream consumers to boost their spending on new fixtures. Despite overall growth during the past five years, certain developments may limit demand for retail store fixtures moving forward. As businesses increasingly demand customizable fixtures and increased portability, operators must be able to respond quickly to these market trends.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
IBISWorld estimates that industry establishments are concentrated in the Southeast, West and Mid-Atlantic regions, with a combined share of 64.7%. Per capita income, access to transportation and proximity to retail furniture stores are the main determinants of the geographical distribution of industry establishments.
The Southeast region is estimated to account for the highest number of establishments, with a share of 24.9%. This region is also expected to hold the greatest concentration of furniture stores in the United States. This region includes Texas which accounts for 7.6% of industry operators, and has some of the largest cities in the country by population, such as Houston and Dallas... purchase to read more