Bed of roses: Industry revenue has rapidly risen due to the popularity of online shopping

The widespread acceptance of internet shopping has contributed rapid growth for the Online Household Furniture Sales industry over the past five years. The industry is forecast to grow by 14.1% in 2016-17 to reach $483.0 million. Industry revenue has grown by an annualised 19.3% over the five years through 2021-22. Although a low base year has influenced the high growth rate, the industry has still performed well as Australians have increasingly moved online to search for and purchase household furniture. Lower prices, the ability to conveniently compare products and increased transaction security are factors that have contributed to rising industry sales. Pure-play online furniture retailers ( more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in mobile internet connectivity and online security have helped drive online shopping growth
  • Increasing industry competition will drive prices down, thereby reducing profit margins
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Online Household Furniture Sales industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with only one player (Temple & Webster) accounting for more than 5% of revenue. The industry is characterised by many small operators that operate in niche areas. For instance, some pure-play operators focus on supplying replica designer furniture, while others focus on providing lower price furniture products. Market share concentration has increased over the past five years, following Temple & Webster's acquisition of Milan Direct and Wayfair (ZIZO) in 2015. The Temple & Webster brand merged with ZIZO in April 2016, migrating ZIZO's business to the Temple & Webster website.Despite this, market share concentration remains low due to the recent entrance of many players. For...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Demand from house construction in the Online Household Furniture Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry?

    Industry companies retail a range of new indoor and outdoor home furniture, such as couches, beds, tables and chairs through the internet. Industry goods are typically purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers, and sold online to the public.

    Industry Products
  • Lounge and dining room furniture
  • Other furniture
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Industry Activities
  • Online sale of lounge furniture
  • Online sale of dining room furniture
  • Online sale of bedroom furniture
  • Online sale of outdoor furniture
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from house construction
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Internet connections
  • Real household discretionary income

  • Current Performance
  • Industry expansion
  • Online shopping acceptance
  • Pure-play approach
  • Shifting retail structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry expansion
  • Online shopping acceptance
  • Pure-play approach
  • Demand factors
  • Table: Online Household Furniture Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Household Furniture Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Software Retailing
  • Furniture and Floor Covering Wholesaling
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Mattress Manufacturing
  • Metal Furniture Manufacturing
  • Wicker and Fibreglass Furniture Manufacturing
  • Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Lounge and dining room furniture
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Other furniture
  • Chart: Online Household Furniture Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Household Furniture Sales 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 Online Household Furniture Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Household Furniture Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Temple & Webster Group Ltd,
  • Table: Temple & Webster Group Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Household Furniture Sales 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 Online Household Furniture Sales Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Used to describe retailers or operations with a building or physical store.
  • Eames
  • Used to refer to classic furniture design by Charles and Ray Eames.
  • Pure-Play
  • Retailers that only operate online and do not have a traditional bricks-and-mortar store.
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