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Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C31.020 | Feb 2017

Turning down the gas: Economic uncertainty causes revenue to contract in the current year

IBISWorld’s Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Howden Joinery Group plc Howden Joinery Group plc market share
Magnet Ltd Magnet Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The industry has returned to growth in recent years after a period of considerable decline
  • Import competition has fallen over the past five years, benefiting local furniture manufacturers
  • Potential barriers to the free movement of people are expected to have a negative effect on the industry
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry operators manufacture various types of kitchen furniture in flat-pack format or bespoke format. Although international trade is present, it 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 industry revenue. The industry has returned to growth over the past five years having declined prior to the start of the period. Demand for kitchen furniture has expanded, as government initiatives to stimulate the housing market and improving economic conditions boosted residential building construction activity and lifted the number of residential property transactions... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing industry has a low level of market share concentration. The four largest players are expected to account for 36.9% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Only the two largest players in the industry have individual market shares of more than 10%. The industry consists of a handful of larger players operating alongside many smaller players. In 2016, 79.7% of operators employed fewer than 10 employees, while only 1.6% of firms employed more than 100 people.

Concentration levels vary considerably between market segments. For instance, concentration is higher in the flat-pack furniture market than in the fragmented bespoke market. Flat-pack manufacturers are better able to take advantage of economies of scale. 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... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    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 stoolsWorktops and cabinetsBespoke kitchen furniture
    Industry Activities
    Kitchen worktopKitchen cabinetKitchen bench

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    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
  • Rebounding revenue
  • The trading table
  • Margins expand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand expands
  • Imports increase
  • Marginal profit growth
  • Table: Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Howden Joinery Group plc
    Nobia Holdings UK Ltd
  • Table: Howden Joinery Group plc - financial performance
  • Table: Nobia Holdings UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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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    This report on Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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