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Online Home Furnishing Sales in Australia: Market Research Report

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Online Home Furnishing Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Furniture & Home Furnishings | Aug 2014

Right at home: Steady growth in the number of households has driven sales

The Online Home Furnishing Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$169m
Annual Growth 10-15
7.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
408
Businesses
117
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry operators retail a range of home furnishing products online, including curtains, blinds, shades, floor coverings and decorative accessories. The industry has sustained robust growth over the past five years, primarily boosted by generally upbeat consumer sentiment and growth in real household disposable income. The rapid growth in online connectivity has boosted the industry over the past five years, as consumers increasingly gravitated online to search for a range of home furnishing items. Industry revenue is forecast to rise by an annualised 7.7% in the five years through 2014-15. This includes a forecast growth rate of 7.9% in 2014-15, to bring revenue to $169.1 million... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

IBISWorld expects that the industry exhibits moderate barriers to entry. Capital outlays for the operation of an online store are significantly lower than for a bricks-and-mortar business. As a result, potential entrants can easily set up an online sales platform, especially as the difficulty in website design and payment security can be outsourced to IT specialists. In spite of this, significant barriers exist in the sourcing of products. Industry operators need to have strong supplier and manufacturer relationships in order to source competitively-priced products that attract consumer attention. Many of these manufacturers are located overseas, where furniture and home furnishing manufacturing is significantly more price-competitive than domestic manufacturing... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Online Home Furnishing Sales Industry?

This industry retails a range of home furnishing goods, such as curtains, draperies, blinds, shades and decorative accessories via the internet. Merchandise is purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers, and then sold to the public online. This industry excludes furniture sales.

Industry Products
Window coveringsTextile productsDecorative accessoriesFunctional furnishings
 
Industry Activities
Retail sale of curtains, draperies and blindsRetail sale of decorative accessoriesRetail sale of textile productsRetail sale of functional furnishingsRetail sale of curtains, draperies and blindsRetail sale of decorative accessoriesRetail sale of textile productsRetail sale of functional furnishings


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