The Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing industry has sagged under unfavourable market conditions over the past five years. The industry has suffered revenue declines over the majority of the period. Volatility in consumer sentiment and slow discretionary spending translated into unfavourable sales for industry operators. Continued instability in financial markets kept the retail environment subdued in the years following the crisis, with industry revenue continuing to decline every year through 2012-13. The industry made a comeback in 2013-14, posting a return to growth. In 2014-15, the industry is expected to continue picking up momentum, with revenue forecast to grow by 1.1%.
This industry comprises specialist retailers of bedroom furniture. The sale of mattresses, beds, bedroom furniture, kids’ furniture, and bedding and manchester is included in the industry. Department stores and online-only retailers are excluded from industry revenue.
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.