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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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Window Treatment Stores industry is currently in the declining phase of its life cycle. In the 10 years to 2020, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to increase at an annualized rate of 0.4%, compared with much-faster projected annualized GDP growth of 2.5%. Severe declines during the recession, when consumer income was down, led to declines in IVA, and the industry has not been able to recover in the years since. Increased competition from retailers outside the industry that also sell window treatments has been a significant contributing factor to the industry's struggle. Little product innovation and a declining number of businesses also indicate the industry's decline... 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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