Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Window Treatment Stores industry hit a few stumbling points during the recession as consumer spending slowed and online competition increased. However, recovering housing markets and increasing disposable income have brought revenue back to positive growth. As housing starts skyrocket over the five years to 2018, this growth will strengthen, but online competition will still pose a threat.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Similar to most retail industries, the geographical spread of industry establishments falls in line with population trends in each US regions and thus consumer demand. A greater number of residents in a particular region results in stronger demand for products retailed by the Window Treatment Stores industry.
Based on US Census Bureau data, IBISWorld estimates that the Southeast region will account for the largest share of industry establishments at 25.7%, and the largest share of the US population at just more than 25.0%. Due to higher levels of the older population with houses, Florida alone is estimated to capture about 12.0% of all establishments.
The Mid-Atlantic and West regions are expected to hold about 19.5% and 14.0% of industry establishments, respectively... purchase to read more