Cooking up a storm: Rising revenue boils down to increased residential construction activity

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. Revenue expanded during the past five years, aided by the rise in residential building construction activity. The number of residential property transactions also increased in 2015-16, supported by rebounding economic conditions, and raised demand. Meanwhile, household finances improved during 2015-16 and contributed positively, as more households replaced older kitchen more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising residential construction activity has supported demand for kitchen furniture
  • Operators face strong competition in export markets but can perform well in upmarket niches
  • The weak pound is expected to restrict growth in imports have the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Industry participants manufacture a range of kitchen furniture including kitchen cabinets, worktops and kitchen benches. These products are manufactured predominantly either in flat-pack format or bespoke (made-to-measure) format. IBISWorld estimates that 88.8% of industry revenue is generated from the sale of kitchen furniture manufactured in flat-pack format, while 11.2% is derived from the sale of bespoke kitchen furniture. Some players also manufacture kitchen furniture in flat-pack format but assemble it prior to delivery. This is classified as flat-pack kitchen furniture.Worktops and cabinetsWorktops and cabinets manufactured in flat-pack format make up the largest industry product segment and are estimated to account for 59.1% of revenue in 2019-20. Ind...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 strengthens
  • Import penetration eases
  • Margins constrained
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand expands
  • Import and export influences
  • Potential turbulence
  • 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
  • Hand Power 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 (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Exports (2011-2025)
  • Imports (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Marketing (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • 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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