US Furniture Retailing market report
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This report focuses on the furniture market and how consumers shop the category. It offers sales trends, a snapshot of recent initiatives from key furniture retail players in the US market, as well as a detailed exploration of consumers’ attitudes, usage and shopping behaviors in this category. The following furniture categories are included in this report:
- Upholstered furniture
- Sleep equipment, including mattresses, springs, cots, waterbeds, etc.
- Sleep sofas, daybeds, futons, and other dual-purpose pieces
- Living room, dining room, and bedroom furniture (excluding mattresses/sleep equipment and sleep sofas/other dual-purpose pieces)
- Office furniture, including computer-related furniture
- Outdoor/patio furniture (also covered in Mintel’s Patio and Outdoor Living – US, July 2016)
- All other furniture including kitchen, dinette, etc.
Although infant/children’s furniture is covered by the market size, it is not discussed in this report as it is covered in Mintel’s Baby Durables – US, April 2016.
This report builds on the analysis presented in Mintel’s Furniture Retailing – US, July 2014, August 2012 and Mintel’s Home Furniture – US, October 2011.
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Diana Smith, a leading analyst in the Retail & Apparel sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
Nearly three quarters of purchases are conducted in the store where shoppers can personally experience products. However, growth is coming from online despite many consumers remaining reluctant to buy furniture using this method.
Associate Director - Retail & Apparel
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