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Sturdy legs: Revenue will grow as more consumers turn to web-based shopping for convenience and low prices

IBISWorld’s Online Household Furniture Sales market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing web access has led to increased online shopping, boosting industry revenue
  • As the recession took hold, consumers opted to refrain from spending on furniture
  • Improvements in per capita disposable income, consumer spending and broadband connections will benefit industry growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Online Household Furniture Sales industry has grown rapidly over the period. The ubiquity of internet access has fostered greater growth of online shopping, as consumers increasingly turn to the web for convenience and often discounted pricing. Over the next five years, continued economic improvements are expected to contribute to the industry's strong growth. Increases in per capita disposable income will positively affect consumers' willingness to purchase big-ticket items, such as furniture. Additionally, broadband internet adoption will grow in the next five years, boosting online retailers' accessibility. As a result, over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to rise...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Revenue for the Online Household Furniture Sales industry is anticipated to trend higher over the five years to 2016. The industry is expected to outperform the general retail sector, driven by increasing penetration of e-commerce sales in the retail sector. Moreover, strong growth in disposable income and consumer confidence lifted demand for household furniture. As a result, industry revenue is anticipated to grow at an annualized rate of 10.1% to $10.9 billion over the five-year period, with an estimated 5.7% jump in 2016.

    Increased internet access furnishes growth

    This nascent industry’s impressive growth is mainly owed to the increasing ubiquity of internet access. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry

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

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having marketing expertise
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    Industry Products

    What is the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry?

    This industry includes companies that retail a range of indoor and outdoor home furniture, such as sofas, beds, tables and chairs, via the internet. Industry goods are typically purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to the public online.

    Industry Products
    Living room furniture
    Dining and kitchen furniture
    Bedroom furniture
    Other furniture
    Industry Activities
    Selling couches online
    Selling coffee tables online
    Selling chairs online
    Selling dining room tables online
    Selling beds online
    Selling dressers online
    Selling outdoor furniture online

    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
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Homeownership rate
  • External competition

  • Current Performance
  • Increased internet access furnishes growth
  • Recovery boosts demand
  • Sales tax debates
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand springs back
  • Going online
  • Table: Online Household Furniture Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Household Furniture Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Computer Stores
  • Couriers & Local Delivery Services
  • Furniture Wholesaling
  • Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Postal Service

  • Products & Services
  • Living room furniture
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Dining and kitchen furniture
  • Other furniture
  • Chart: Online Household Furniture Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 25 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers younger than 25
  • Consumers older than 65
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Household Furniture Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Williams-Sonoma Inc. Wayfair LLCOverstock.com
  • Table: Williams-Sonoma Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Wayfair LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Overstock.com - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Household Furniture Sales 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 Online Household Furniture Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • E-Commerce
  • A business model that enables a firm to conduct business over the internet through payment transaction systems.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Flash Sale Sites
  • Online retailers that specialize in liquidating unsold inventory at greatly reduced prices
  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Furniture with leather or fabric covers, springs, webbing or padding, primarily in the form of chairs and sofas.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • 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
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