Home sweet home
Led by growing downstream demand, the industry is forecast to grow in the next five years. Rising consumer sentiment and household disposable incomes will encourage consumers to spend on industry items that they had delayed purchasing during the recession. In addition, rising import levels will likely strengthen the role of wholesalers as distributors; retailers will likely turn to wholesalers to restock their inventory with cheap imported goods.
Operators in this industry serve as intermediaries between manufacturers and retailers of home furnishings (also known as home accents). Establishments in the industry distribute products such as floor and window coverings, glassware and chinaware and cooking utensils.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.