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The Furniture Retailing 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.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Furniture Retailing industry have faced a challenging market over the past five years. Continued instability in global financial markets has prompted consumer sentiment to become negative, reflecting subdued retail spending across the domestic economy that has adversely affected trading conditions. However, rising discretionary incomes have buoyed industry revenue, which is expected to post annualised growth of 1.3% over the five years through 2016-17. With discretionary incomes trending upwards and interest rates being projected to fall further, industry revenue is expected to post moderate growth over the current year, rising by 1.1% to reach $7.5 billion...

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Furniture Retailing industry is characterised by a moderate level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for over 40% of revenue. Barriers to entry and capital requirements for new players are low and do not hinder potential operators from entering the industry. However, the industry's major players are large, well-known businesses that operate in a competitive environment.

According to ABS data, over 96% of industry enterprises in 2015 were either non-employing or employed less than 20 workers, reflecting the low level of market share concentration. The industry is operating in the mature phase of its life cycle, characterised by a well-developed product market and slow growth in establishment numbers. As ..

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Industry Products

What is the Furniture Retailing Industry?

Industry firms retail household furniture, blinds, awnings and mattresses. Company-owned and franchised stores, and online sales generated by industry operators are included in the industry. The industry excludes department stores, online-only retailers and auction websites.

Industry Products
Bedroom furniture
Lounge and dining room furniture
Outdoor and garden furniture
Other furniture
Blinds and awnings
Industry Activities
Bedroom furniture retailing
Lounge and dining room furniture retailing
Blind and awnings retailing
Outdoor and garden furniture retailing
Other furniture retailing

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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