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Furniture and furnishings stores market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the furniture and furnishings stores channel within the Retailing industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific channel data. 

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Our furniture and furnishings stores market research answers questions such as:

  • What is the market size for furniture and furnishings stores?
  • Who are the leading retailers in furniture and furnishings stores?
  • Is convenience driving consumers’ shopping habits aiding sales for forecourt retailers?
  • How are independent furniture and furnishings stores competing against chains?

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Norway

After several years of strong growth in the home market in Norway, the market began to slow down in 2013. This resulted in slightly slower growth in home improvement and gardening stores which decreased in value sales from 4% in 2012 to 3% in 2013. ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Singapore

The increase in the number of completed residential projects helped to drive value sales for home and garden specialist retailers in 2013. There were approximately 13,000 new private apartments and condominium units ready in 2012 and this number will...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Germany

During the early years of the century (2000-2005), retail value sales of furniture and homewares stores declined each and every year; therefore overall sales dropped from €26.6 billion to €21.3 billion. However, from 2006 the trend reversed, and only...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Belgium

The financial crisis led consumers to cut their expenditure on furniture. According to Fedustria, the local trade association for furnishings and furniture, products such as dining room, living room, bedroom, garden and terrace furniture were ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Austria

Uncertain about the outcomes of the Eurozone crisis, Austrian consumers remained cautious in 2012, staying with small investments for the time being. Therefore, furniture and homewares retailers saw a weaker increase of 2% to €4.8 billion in 2012 ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Thailand

While the rest of retailing had a negative impact from the serious flooding in Bangkok and nearby areas in 2011, furniture and homewares stores received a positive impact from it. While residential areas in Bangkok and nearby areas were flooded, many...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in the Netherlands

Furniture and homewares stores registered another dramatic decline in 2012. With a 5% decline in value sales, the furniture and homewares stores suffered another blow as a result of the difficult market conditions and the struggling housing market. ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Romania

Prior to 2008, furniture and homewares stores enjoyed strong growth in Romania due to the effects of the country’s erstwhile real estate boom, rising disposable income levels among Romanian consumers, the migration of the Romanian population from ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Australia

Furniture and homewares stores in Australia saw revenues grow by 3% in 2012 – the retail channel generated A$7.4 billion over the year. The growth of 3% in revenues was a good result, considering the weak consumer sentiment experienced during 2012.

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Hong Kong, China

The Ikea Kowloon Bay store expanded its area in 2012, as an all-new playroom was opened at the end of August. The playroom is now four times bigger, with an expanded ball pit and forest-themed play area. It is free of charge, and offers a range of ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Portugal

The Portuguese economy continued to struggle under the cloud of debt and recession in 2012, with daily news of job losses, austerity measures and spending cuts. Many consumers were worried about the economy and increasing household debt, and showed ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Greece

The recession was a key contributor to the drop in demand for furniture and homewares in 2012. With consumer confidence declining, sales of furniture and furnishing stores fell 21% to €1.9 billion. This was despite continuous discounting and ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Turkey

As a result of better economic conditions, Turks started to pay more attention to their homes, and increased their spending on upgrading and refurnishing their homes. In addition, the number of outlets selling furniture and homewares increased, ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in the United Arab Emirates

Furniture and homewares stores was naturally among the more affected channels following the collapse of the Dubai real estate market during the review period, as consumers reduced major purchases and increasingly purchased furniture and furnishings ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Israel

In 2012, the Austrian furniture brand Kika closed due to major losses after only six months of activity in Israel. In 2011 the company took advantage of the fact that a branch of IKEA burnt down by opening a store just 1km from the old IKEA site. ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in South Korea

Furniture and homewares stores in South Korea recorded negative value growth during 2012. Many independent furniture stores open in South Korea every year, but many of them do not last the year, resulting in a weak performance for the entire ...

Jul 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Vietnam

2012 was a gloomy year for Vietnamese real estate in general. Consequently, dependent industries such as construction and furniture and homewares stores were also severely affected. 2012 was the first year during the review period that furniture and ...

Jun 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in France

The market was driven by two key trends in 2012: The decreasing number of independent retailers which suffered from the tough competition with chained retailers, and the capacity of the latter to grow despite the general crisis. But and Alinéa were ...

Jun 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Russia

The review period saw Russian consumers developing a taste for unique furniture and furnishings which were designed and manufactured after the customer placed an order to suit his personal needs, room design and size. The boom in mortgages and number...

Jun 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Egypt

Furniture and furnishings stores continued to operate and report reasonable growth in 2012. This was largely driven by the widening availability of lower-priced furniture. Recently the government lifted import restrictions on furniture from China and...

Jun 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in New Zealand

Following negative value growth over the review period, furniture and homewares stores exhibited an increase in current value terms in 2012. Despite this, however, value sales in the category are yet to reach the pre-recession level, growing to ...

May 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in South Africa

Business conditions saw a significant improvement during 2012 for furniture and homewares stores. Consumer confidence improved during the first quarter of the year, leading to improved value sales for the year. Stricter credit evaluation policies by ...

May 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Bulgaria

The furniture and homewares stores category is almost saturated, and the quality of the products is the main factor for growth. Because of this, most of the local producers are losing out to international players because of their inferior quality. ...

May 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Switzerland

Furniture and homewares stores is one of the categories that is most dependent on the overall economic situation. In times of economic difficulties, consumers tend to postpone their planned purchases, specifically purchases of furniture. However, ...

May 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Argentina

After foreign exchange controls were imposed in Argentina in late 2011 and early 2012, the real estate market plummeted by 40% in volume terms, according to CAME (local chamber of small and medium-sized enterprises). The Argentinean real estate ...

May 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in the Philippines

The increasing level of income in the urban areas of the nation’s capital region encouraged real estate companies to build high-rise condominiums and housing projects that target middle-income buyers. During 2012, sales of these properties continue ...

May 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Brazil

The furniture and homewares stores channel is continuing to see good growth, boosted by the increasing income of the middle class in Brazil. After years of solid growth in home sales, many consumers are now making improvements to these homes with ...

Apr 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Taiwan

Despite fluctuations in the performance of the local economy, the real estate market in terms of new house supplies and re-housing activities remained very strong in recent years. As a result, demand for furniture and homewares remained strong in ...

Apr 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Ukraine

Widespread interest in interior design is helping to increase sales of furniture and homewares stores in Ukraine. The mass media plays an important role in shaping this trend, with a growing number of specialist magazines and dedicated television ...

Apr 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in the US

In 2012, the US housing market began to look up after years of stagnation. Low interest rates, higher demand, lower inventories, and rising consumer confidence combined to boost the beleaguered housing market. This in turn meant good news for ...

Apr 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Indonesia

Despite Indonesia’s positive economic climate and the rising buying power of its citizens, consumers still opted for furniture with a minimalist style, as it fallsinto a more affordable price range. Compared with furniture with carvings and other ...

Apr 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Peru

Furniture and homewares stores achieved 11% growth in current value terms in 2012, a marginally slower performance than the one obtained the previous year. Higher disposable incomes of Peruvians allowed middle-income consumers to become interested in...

Mar 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Italy

People in Italy like IKEA, which represents fast fashion as applied to furniture, in the way that Inditex and H&M do in apparel. IKEA appeals to a broad range of customers, as it offers a wide selection of products that combine style and design with ...

Mar 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Colombia

During 2012 the number of outlets of furniture and homewares stores declined by 1%, affecting mainly smaller and independent stores, which have been facing strong competition from larger and more modern formats which have been emerging in the main ...

Mar 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Canada

Growth in furniture and homewares stores improved as the channel witnessed its retail value sales increase by 3% in 2012. Much of this growth was spurred by more robust home sales in the beginning of 2012 as Canadians continued to purchase new homes ...

Mar 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Finland

Furniture and homewares stores grew by 3% in current value terms in 2012, with sales reaching €1.5 billion. This performance compared favourably with the review period average of 2%, a figure dragged down by the 9% decline registered in 2009 when the...

Mar 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Spain

According to the INE, the Spanish National Statistics Institute, the number of houses sold in Spain continued declining during the first half of 2012. The adverse economic situation which has led to an unsustainably high unemployment rate and ...

Mar 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Denmark

In 2012, furniture and homewares stores saw a negligible decline in current value terms, which was a slight improvement over the decline recorded in 2011. Furniture and homewares are primarily durable consumer goods, and thus are very much affected ...

Feb 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Furniture and Homewares Stores in Venezuela

The “design” trend that follows famous contemporary furniture designs impact all segments in furniture and homewares stores. Some stores have high-quality, imported products coming from Italy and other European countries, whilst many others offer ...

Jan 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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