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Ceramic Tiles - UK - July 2018

“The UK is an unusual market by European standards due to the predominance of wall tiles, but attitudes to ceramic tiles for flooring are changing, stimulated by the emergence of wet rooms and some use outside the traditional areas of kitchens and bathrooms. Per capita consumption of tiles is, however, still the lowest in Europe, and roughly a third of Northern European countries, so substantial potential exists.”
– Terry Leggett, Senior Analyst

This Report looks at the following areas:

  • Specialist retailer opportunities
  • The digital opportunity
  • Flooring growing faster than walls

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Table of contents

  1. Overview

    • What you need to know
      • Covered in this Report
      • Executive Summary

          • The market
            • Overall growth
              • Figure 1: The total ceramic tile market, 2012-17
            • Market segmentation
              • Figure 2: Segmentation of glazed and unglazed tiles, by volume, 2017
            • Distribution
              • Figure 3: Distribution of ceramic tiles, 2017
            • Complex set of market drivers
              • Market trends
                • Market prospects
                  • Figure 4: Forecast segmentation of ceramic tiles, 2018-22
                • Companies and brands
                  • Manufacturing
                    • Distribution
                      • What we think
                      • Issues and Insights

                        • Specialist retailer opportunities
                          • The facts
                            • The implications
                              • The digital opportunity
                                • The facts
                                  • The implications
                                    • Flooring growing faster than walls
                                      • The facts
                                        • The implications
                                        • The Market – What You Need to Know

                                          • The UK – An atypical market
                                            • Shift in demand
                                              • Brexit impact
                                              • Market Size

                                                • Growth slows in 2017
                                                  • Figure 5: The total ceramic tile market
                                              • Market Segmentation

                                                • Primary types
                                                  • Figure 6: Segmentation of glazed and unglazed tiles, by volume, 2017
                                                  • Figure 7: Segmentation of glazed and unglazed tiles, by value, 2017
                                                • Glazed tiles
                                                  • Figure 8: Glazed tile market, 2012-17
                                                • Unglazed tiles
                                                    • Figure 9: Unglazed tile market, 2012-17
                                                • Market Forecast

                                                    • The major influences
                                                      • Tile usage
                                                        • New housing construction – A growth area
                                                          • Figure 10: Forecast private housing output, 2018-22
                                                          • Figure 11: Forecast public housing output, 2018-22
                                                        • Housing repair, maintenance and improvement
                                                          • Figure 12: Forecast repair & maintenance in private housing, 2018-22
                                                          • Figure 13: Forecast repair & maintenance in public housing, 2012-22
                                                        • Other macro influences
                                                          • Market prospects, 2018-22
                                                            • Figure 14: Forecast market for ceramic tiles, 2018-22
                                                          • Market segmentation, 2018-22
                                                            • Figure 15: Forecast segmentation of ceramic tiles, 2018-22
                                                        • The Impact of the Economy

                                                          • Brexit impact
                                                            • Figure 16: Euro/pound exchange rates, May 2016-April 2018
                                                          • Interest rates
                                                            • House price inflation
                                                              • Figure 17: House price changes, 2006-18
                                                          • Market Trends

                                                            • The fundamentals
                                                              • Mixed and industrial look
                                                                • Inside out
                                                                  • Wood effects
                                                                    • Contrasting open plan and dark kitchens
                                                                      • Bold patterns and rugging
                                                                      • Market Drivers

                                                                        • Home ownership
                                                                          • Figure 18: UK home ownership trends, 2006-17
                                                                        • Housing transactions
                                                                          • Figure 19: Residential property transactions, by country, 2013-17
                                                                        • New private housing construction
                                                                          • Figure 20: Private housing construction activity, 2013-17
                                                                          • Figure 21: Private housing construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                          • Figure 22: Private sector housing completions, 1978-2017
                                                                        • New public housing construction
                                                                          • Figure 23: New public housing construction output, 2013-17
                                                                          • Figure 24: Public sector housing completions, 1978-2017
                                                                        • Private sector housing repair & maintenance
                                                                          • Figure 25: Repair, maintenance and improvement output in the private housing sector, 2013-17
                                                                        • Public sector housing repair & maintenance
                                                                          • Figure 26: Repair, maintenance and improvement output in the public housing sector, 2013-17
                                                                        • DIY activity
                                                                          • Figure 27: DIY retail sales, 2012-17
                                                                        • Positive fashion trends
                                                                          • Figure 28: Kitchen furniture sales, 2012-17
                                                                          • Figure 29: Bathroom product sales, 2013-17
                                                                        • Substitute products
                                                                        • Companies and Brands – What You Need to Know

                                                                          • Manufacturing
                                                                            • Distribution
                                                                            • Industry Structure

                                                                              • A confined manufacturing industry
                                                                                • Figure 30: Changes in the ceramic tile industry structure, 2013-17
                                                                              • A changing distribution sector
                                                                                  • Figure 31: Distribution of ceramic tiles, 2017
                                                                                • A fragmented fixing industry
                                                                                  • Figure 32: Composition of the floor and wall covering fixing trade, by size of company, 2017 (number of businesses)
                                                                              • Competitive Strategies

                                                                                • Manufacturing combined with trading
                                                                                  • Johnson Tiles and British Ceramic Tiles use imports to support local production
                                                                                    • Retail sourcing
                                                                                      • Imports widely available
                                                                                        • Specialist growth/DIY consolidation
                                                                                          • Topps Tiles expansion plans
                                                                                            • Digital activity
                                                                                              • Walls and Floors an Internet Retailing Top 500 company
                                                                                              • Company Profiles

                                                                                                • The manufacturing sector
                                                                                                  • The distribution sector
                                                                                                  • Appendix – Data Sources, Abbreviations and Supporting Information

                                                                                                      • Abbreviations
                                                                                                        • Methodology
                                                                                                        • Further Sources and Contacts

                                                                                                          • Trade associations
                                                                                                            • The Tile Association
                                                                                                              • Trade magazines
                                                                                                                • Bathroom Journal
                                                                                                                  • Bathroom & Kitchen Update
                                                                                                                    • The Designer
                                                                                                                      • Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Review
                                                                                                                        • Local Government News
                                                                                                                          • Tile & Stone Journal
                                                                                                                            • Tile UK
                                                                                                                              • Trade events
                                                                                                                                • BBC Good Homes Live
                                                                                                                                  • Interiors Birmingham
                                                                                                                                    • EXPOTILE
                                                                                                                                      • INTERBUILD
                                                                                                                                        • KBB

                                                                                                                                        Ceramic Tiles - UK - July 2018

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