Overview

Accent furniture: Demand for furniture is expected to rise as consumer sentiment strengthens

The Furniture Stores industry market report contains data and analysis of the most influential current and future trends shaping the industry. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical, user-friendly format, and provides growth and profit forecasts for a five-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is highly fragmented, with no one company controlling a commanding market share
  • Many industry operators were forced to lower prices to compete with e-tailers and big-box stores
  • Consumers are likely to resume purchases of furniture as the economy  strengthens
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Changes in disposable income, consumer sentiment and the rate of homeownership are major growth drivers for the Furniture Stores industry. Ultimately, a huge rise in consumer confidence has helped the industry experience growth, but uneven performance in these drivers has led to slightly constrained revenue growth for the Furniture Stores industry. IBISWorld anticipates revenue for the Furniture Stores industry will increase over the next five years as consumer sentiment strengthens. Rising demand for furniture, as a result of increasing disposable income and consumer sentiment, will result in revenue growth, but profit margins will stagnate as furniture stores keep prices low to attract more sales amid growing competition.

    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Companies planning to enter this industry face relatively low barriers to entry. The top four furniture stores in the United States represent a little less than 25.0% of total industry revenue. While these retailers have built strong brands, there are ample market opportunities for new entrants, as exemplified by the large number of small and independent furniture stores generate. For example, nonemployers and operators employing less than four workers represent the majority of industry establishments. Additionally, regulation and industry policy is light and steady and technological change has been low over the past five years, with the exception of the rollout of company websites. The

    Additional Insights for the Furniture Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Furniture Stores Industry are

  • Experienced workforce
  • Attractive product presentation
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer Confidence Index and Per capita disposable income in the Furniture Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Furniture Stores Industry?

    Operators in this industry primarily sell household, outdoor and office furniture, except those sold in combination with office supplies and equipment. This industry predominantly markets and retails living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, upholstered and otherwise. Desks and home office goods, lamps, recliners, rugs and outdoor furniture make up the rest of sales.

    Industry Products
    Living room furniture
    Dining room furniture
    Bedroom furniture
    Other furniture
    Industry Activities
    Retailing household furniture
    Retailing outdoor furniture
    Retailing office furniture

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Homeownership rate
  • Demand from warehouse clubs and supercenters
  • Price of sawmill lumber

  • Current Performance
  • Mixed performance from demand drivers
  • External competition grows
  • Profit trends
  • A proliferation of business models
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Mixed performance from demand drivers
  • External competition grows
  • Table: Furniture Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Furniture Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Property Management
  • Interior Designers
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Casino Hotels
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Carpet Mills
  • Furniture Wholesaling
  • Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Mattress Manufacturing
  • Office Furniture Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Living room furniture
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Other furniture
  • Dining room furniture
  • Chart: Furniture Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 24 and younger
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Businesses and other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Furniture Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent, utilities and depreciation
  • Marketing and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Furniture Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Furniture Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Inter IKEA Systems BVAshley Furniture Industries Inc.
  • Table: Inter IKEA Systems BV - financial performance
  • Table: Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Furniture Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Furniture Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Consumer Confidence Index (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Big-Box Store
  • A retail store that is differentiated by its sheer size and large range of products, including electronics, household goods and other consumer products.
  • Brick And Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, opposed to an online retailer.
  • Electronic Data Interchange
  • The transmission of electronic documents between businesses from one computer system to another.
  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Furniture with leather or fabric covers, springs, webbing or padding, primarily in the form of chairs and sofas.
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    This report on Furniture Stores:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Furniture Stores market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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