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Furniture Stores

SIC 5712 | NAICS 442110

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Furniture Stores  (view report)
Online Household Furniture Sales  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Progressive Business Media
Information resources available from this organization include:

Furniture Today Magazine
Weekly trade publication features news, information, and analysis for the home furnishings industry, with topics covered including business management, retail operations, market trends, new products, and more. Selected articles from current and prior issues can be viewed free online.

Research Store
Research store section includes an extensive selection of reports and surveys for the home furnishings industry, with topics covered including top retailer ranking reports, store performance reports, product and market analysis, economic forecasts, consumer buying trends, and more. All items were originally published as feature articles in the print issues of Furniture Today Magazine.

First Research

Furniture Stores
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Furniture World Magazine
Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for retail store owners and managers, with editorial content primarily focused on management, sales, marketing, operations, and finance. Featured articles categorized by content section and digital editions of the magazine are available online.

Freedonia Group
Household Furniture
Research report analyzes the U.S. household furnishings market, with topics covered including market size and environment; product segmentation; product trends; trade; retail environment; historical demand and forecasts by product segment (e.g., upholstered, non-upholstered wood, and other products); industry composition; and key company profiles. Summary table of contents can be viewed free online.

Mintel Group Ltd.
Furniture Retailing - US
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. retail market, with topics covered including market size and forecast, market drivers, retail channel overview, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, other retail channels, key company profiles, and more. Detailed table of contents which includes key points from the report can be viewed free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Furniture Stores  Search for "442110"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

North American Retail Dealers Association
Cost of Doing Business Report
Annual cost of doing business report for home appliance, consumer electronics, and furniture retailers allows users to compare their financial and operating performance with other similar firms, with comparative survey results reported both in aggregate and by specific line of business.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Furniture Stores
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for occupations in this retail sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. All information is available free online.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Furniture Stores

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPSĀ®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.