A gentle simmer: Better demand conditions are likely to keep the industry bubbling up

Operators manufacture various types of kitchen furniture in flat-pack or bespoke format. International trade does not have a major influence on industry performance because imports satisfy less than 12% of domestic demand and exports generate less than 3% of revenue. The industry expanded strongly during the first two years of the period as government initiatives to stimulate the housing market and improving economic conditions boosted residential building construction activity and increased the number of residential property transactions. Household finances also improved and contributed positively, as more households replaced older kitchen furniture...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising residential construction activity boosted revenue growth at the start of the period
  • The industry faces strong competition in export markets and tends to be viable only in upmarket niches
  • Government initiatives to stimulate the housing market should support industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Operators tend to be located close to major customer bases and key suppliers. Historical factors can also influence the location of a kitchen furniture manufacturing facility. As a result, industry establishments are distributed across all regions of the United Kingdom. Transport costs are high, which tends to promote localised manufacturing. Northern Ireland, the South East, the East of England, the South West and the North West have the highest number of industry establishments.Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland has the largest number of establishments, with approximately 12.8% located in the region. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of residential property transactions and Demand from residential building construction in the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry?

    Operators in this industry manufacture various types of furniture for the kitchen including kitchen benches, cabinets and worktops. These types of furniture are predominantly manufactured in flat-pack or bespoke format.

    Industry Products
  • Benches and stools
  • Worktops and cabinets
  • Bespoke kitchen furniture
  • Industry Activities
  • Kitchen worktop
  • Kitchen cabinet
  • Kitchen bench
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of residential property transactions
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Mortgage rate
  • Real household disposable income
  • House price index

  • Current Performance
  • Demand expands
  • Import competition cools
  • Margins fall
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand trends upwards
  • Trade influences
  • Potential troubles
  • Table: Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Joinery Installation
  • Furniture, Lighting & Homeware Retailers
  • Hardware & Home Improvement Stores
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Power-Driven Hand Tool Manufacturing
  • Sawmilling & Wood Planing
  • Veneer Sheet & Wood-Based Panel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Worktops and cabinets
  • Benches and stools
  • Bespoke kitchen furniture
  • Chart: Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Builders
  • Construction companies
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • End users
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing 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 Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Howden Joinery Group plc, Wren Kitchens Ltd, Nobia Holdings UK Ltd,
  • Table: Howden Joinery Group plc - financial performance
  • Table: Wren Kitchens Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Nobia Holdings UK Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing 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 Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bespoke Furniture
  • Custom-made furniture.
  • Cabinet
  • A built-in piece of furniture installed in many kitchens for storage of food, cooking equipment, dishes and silverware.
  • Flat-Pack Furniture
  • Furniture purchased in multiple pieces that requires assembly. It generally arrives in a box with assembly instructions.
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