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Window Treatment Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Window Treatment Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Houseware Stores | Mar 2015

Big-boxed out: External competition will contribute to the industry's continued decline

IBISWorld’s Window Treatment Stores 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
$976m
Annual Growth 10-15
-4.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
5,786
Businesses
1,571
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for the Window Treatment Stores industry is on the decline as consumers increasingly consult general home improvement and department stores that offer similar products at reduced prices. As a result, the industry never fully recovered from the economic downturn, even while rising disposable incomes and greater consumer confidence led to gains in most other retail industries. Although the industry overall has been kept afloat by sales to affluent consumers seeking customized products, many window treatment stores have caved under competitive pressure and closed. Going forward, rising incomes will slow the industry's contraction, but revenue is ultimately expected to continue its decline over the next five years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

New operators planning to enter the Window Treatment Stores industry will need to overcome a number of barriers. One of the most significant barriers is the initial cost of establishing or purchasing a retail outlet and the inventory, which can be expensive. For example, capital investments for new operators can include point-of-sale systems and cash registers. Prospective operators may have difficulty securing the necessary capital to build or purchase a new store. In addition, operators require a line of credit for the purchase of store inventory, which can be extensive, depending on the specific nature of merchandise stocked... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Window Treatment Stores Industry?

This industry includes specialty shops that retail indoor and outdoor window treatment products to consumers. Department stores, wholesalers, mass merchandisers and online retailers are excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Vertical and horizontal blinds, woven blinds and shades Curtains and draperies Ready-made and custom-made furniture coveringsDomestics (e.g. towels, sheets, blankets, table linens) Delivery and installation charges
 
Industry Activities
Retailing window treatment products


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