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Home Furnishings Stores

SIC 5719 | NAICS 442200

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Home Furnishings Stores  (view report)
Online Household Furnishings 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

HFN Magazine
Resources section includes the annual "State of the Industry" and "Top Retailers" reports as well as other reports which analyze various segments of the market, with segments covered including textiles, furniture, lighting, home decor, and housewares. Selected reports can be viewed free online.

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for retail store owners and managers, with topics covered including sales, operations, merchandising, advertising, marketing, customer service, and more. Current and archived digital editions of the magazine are available online.

North American Publishing Company
Home Furnishings Business
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for retailers specializing in furniture and related accessories, with topics covered including business strategy, furniture retailing, retail technology, product categories, and more. Current and prior issues of the magazine are available online.

Freedonia Group
Household Furnishings
Research report analyzes the U.S. household furnishings market, with topics covered including market size and environment; product segmentation; retail environment; product development; and historical demand and forecasts by product segment (e.g., carpets and rugs, kitchenware, tableware, furniture, bed and bath furnishings, and other household furnishings). Summary table of contents can be viewed free online.

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys
Household Durables
Standard & Poor's survey provides in-depth coverage for the household furnishings industry, with topics covered including current business environment; industry profile, trends, and operations; key ratios and statistics; references; and comparative company analysis. Sample report can be viewed free online.

GIA Research
Information resources available from this organization include:

Home Furnishings
Global outlook report provides an overview of household furnishings market in the U.S. and other countries, and includes a more detailed look at trends in the U.S. for specific product market verticals (e.g., rugs and carpets, floor coverings, upholstered furniture, bath accessories, housewares, and kitchenware). Summary description of the report is available free online with table of contents available upon request.

Bed and Bath Furnishings
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the bed and bath furnishings market in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered including industry and product overview; market analysis and trends; historical and forecast sales volume by product segment (e.g., bed, bath); and key company profiles. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Home Furnishings Stores  Search for "4422"
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

First Research
Home Furnishings Stores

Financial information section of these profiles includes common-size income statement and balance sheet data and key financial ratios for the most recent annual reporting period, with average financial measures reported for all companies and by sales size range for small (under $5 million), medium ($5 million to $50 million), and large companies (over $50 million). Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Home Furnishings Stores
Occupational employment and wages survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this retail sector on a national, state, and metro area basis, with statistical measures for national data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles. All information is available free online.

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