Sleep tight: Price competition has cut industry profits over the past five years

The Mattress and Bedroom Furniture industry has faced challenging trading conditions over the past five years. Domestic economic uncertainty has negatively affected consumer sentiment, reflected by subdued retail spending over the five-year period. Increasing external competition, particularly from department stores and pure-play online retailers, has impeded industry revenue growth and lowered profit margins over the period. Despite the challenging economic environment, rising household discretionary income over the past five years has supported the industry. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase by an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $2.2 billion. Industry revenue is projected to fall by more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A surge in demand for residential building construction has driven industry revenue growth
  • Stronger demand from residential property construction has supported industry growth
  • Residential building construction will continue to heavily influence demand for industry products
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on capital costs, $6.33 will be spent on wages in 2017-18. The industry is typically labour intensive as employees are required to handle day-to-day retail operations, such as providing customer service, stocking shelves and displaying merchandise, processing transactions and tracking inventory.Depreciation costs incurred by the industry are low and are typically derived from long-term assets such as store fit-out, instore furniture displays, cash registers and computer systems. Whi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry are

  • Market research and understanding
  • Having a clear market position
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household discretionary income and year bond rate in the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry?

    This industry comprises specialist retailers of bedroom furniture such as mattresses, beds, bedroom furniture, kids’ furniture, and bedding and manchester. Department stores and online-only retailers are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Bed frames
  • Mattresses
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Bed linen and blankets
  • Industry Activities
  • Bedroom furniture retailing
  • Mattress retailing
  • Manchester and bed linen retailing
  • Bed frame retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household discretionary income
  • year bond rate
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from residential building construction

  • Current Performance
  • Trading landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Operating landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Industry innovation
  • Table: Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Furniture and Floor Covering Wholesaling
  • Mattress Manufacturing
  • Metal Furniture Manufacturing
  • Textile Product Wholesaling
  • Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Mattresses
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Bed frames
  • Bed linen and blankets
  • Other
  • Chart: Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Forty Winks Pty Ltd, Steinhoff Asia Pacific Holdings Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Forty Winks Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Steinhoff Asia Pacific Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Mattress and Bedroom Furniture Retailing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bed Frame
  • A wooden or metal frame designed to support a mattress.
  • Orthopaedic Mattress
  • A mattress designed specifically for people with injuries or strained backs.
  • Tallboy
  • A tall double or single chest of drawers.
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