Monthly trade publication features news and information for senior executives and decision makers in the home retail sector, with special features including the annual "Top 50 Retailers" report (June) and "State of the Industry Report" (July). Selected articles from the magazine categorized by news category, product category, retail distribution channel, and omni-channel can be viewed free online.
Top 50 Retailers
Annual report published in the June issue of HFN Magazine ranks the top 50 home retailers by their estimated annual sales for the most recent 12-month reporting period, with retailers categorized by primary retail distribution channel and household furnishing product categories covered in the report including furniture, mattresses, lighting, housewares, table top, textiles, and decorative accessories.
State of the Industry
Annual report provides estimated retail sales and distribution channel data for the home retail sector, with product categories covered in the report including housewares, tabletop, textiles, furniture, floor coverings, mattresses, lighting, and decorative accessories, and retail distribution channels covered including mass merchandisers, supermarkets and drug stores, online retailers, and specialty stores.
Catalina First Look research report analyzes sales trends for this sector, with data provided including sales by product category (e.g., kitchenware and bathware, bedroom and bathroom linen, decorative accessories, and window coverings) and retail channel (e.g., home furnishing, window covering, and furniture stores, home centers, mass merchandisers, home shopping networks, and online retailers).
Shopping for Home Décor - US
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of this product sector from a consumer standpoint, with topics covered in the report including market size and forecast, factors affecting demand, recent market trends, consumer demographic profiles, timing of most recent purchase, types of décor items purchased, styling preferences, reasons for buying, purchasing method, and retail channels shopped.
Home Linens - US
Consumer research report provides a detailed analysis of the household linens market, with products covered in the study including kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and decorative linens and topics covered including market size and forecast, key factors affecting demand, recent trends, impact of household size, purchases of linens, factors influencing purchases, replacement factor, and product innovations.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of sales for companies that sell kitchenware, dinnerware, small appliances, textiles (e.g., towels, sheets, blankets, and table linens), decorative items (e.g., lamps, shades, mirrors, and picture frames), and window and floor coverings (e.g., curtains, blinds, draperies, carpets, and rugs).
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this retail sector such as operations manager, visual merchandiser, interior designer, retail store manager, and sales person, with retailers for which data is provided including Crate & Barrel, Inc., Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., Pier 1 Imports, Inc., Pottery Barn, Inc., West Elm, Inc., and Homegoods Inc.
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and metro area level for personnel employed by firms that sell dinnerware, kitchenware, small appliances, textiles (e.g., towels, sheets, blankets, and table linens), decorative accessories (e.g., lamps, shades, mirrors, clocks, and vases), and window and floor coverings (e.g., curtains, blinds, drapes, and rugs).