Increasing Urbanization Is Propelling Global Furniture Industry

By Goldstein Research || 2019-01-07 9:54:20 AM

Increasing Urbanization Is Propelling Global Furniture Industry

Large consumer base in Asia-Pacific is creating huge opportunities for furniture industry players. According to Goldstein Research, “Rising urbanization and growing office-based sectors are significantly driving the growth of home and office furniture industry.” Rising number of start-ups and booming real estate industry in merging economies such as India, China and Brazil have extensively raised the demand for furniture.

Furniture Industry Overview

The global furniture industry is segmented based on product, by packaging, by material, by end users and by distribution channel. Distribution channel is further bifurcated into online and offline channel. Growth in online sales of furniture accounted for 30% of the total global furniture sales which is further expected to expand at a CAGR of 11% over the forecast period i.e. 2016-2024.

Based on end users, residential sector accounted for more than 60% share in global furniture industry. Global furniture industry in commercial sector accounted for more than USD 140 billion in 2016 which is estimated to surpass USD 250 billion by the end of the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific is the largest region for furniture industry in 2016 and is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period of 2016-2024. Asia-Pacific furniture industry valued USD 132.92 billion in 2016 and is estimated to reach USD 184.7 billion by 2024. China is expected to dominate the furniture industry followed by India due to furniture milk production in these countries. Rising personal disposable income and readiness to spend on luxury and antique furniture is accelerating Asia-Pacific furniture industry.

Growing Furniture International Trade is driving furniture industry growth

Changing geography of production on a global scale and different strategies adopted at both retail and manufacturing level have significantly driven the growth of global furniture industry. For instance, IKEA has shifted the production beyond the operating boundaries of companies far from their headquarters to countries where cost of labour, resources and other inputs are more opportune. On the other hand, fastest growing economies and their greater market openness along with mature markets, further reinforces the process. As a result, in past few years world trade of furniture has grown faster than the furniture production.

Global Furniture Market report by Goldstein Research contains detailed overview of the global furniture industry in terms of market segmentation by product type, by material, by end users and by distribution channel.

Further, for the in-depth analysis, the report encompasses the industry growth drivers, market challenges, risk analysis, market attractiveness, BPS (Base Point Scale) analysis, Porter’s five force model and SWOT analysis.

Global Furniture industry Report also includes competitive outlook of some of the major players which includes profiling of companies such as IKEA, Williams-Sonoma, Ashley Furniture, Steel Case, OKAMURA, 9 to 5 Seating, Godrej Interio, Rooms To Go etc. The company profiles include business strategy, geographical revenue distribution, major information of the companies which encompasses business outlook, products, services and industries catered, financial analysis of the company and recent developments.

Overall, the report represents comprehensive synopsis on the global furniture industry that will help industry consultants, equipment manufacturers, existing players searching for expansion opportunities, new players searching possibilities and other stakeholders to align their market centric strategies according to the ongoing and expected trends in the future.

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