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Office & Shop Furniture Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Office & Shop Furniture Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C31.010 | Aug 2016

Furnished for growth: Revenue is set to expand moderately, despite weakened demand conditions

IBISWorld’s Office & Shop Furniture Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Senator International Ltd Senator International Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry manufactures a wide range of furniture for use in offices, shops and other establishments, including bookcases, shelves, desks and chairs. The total market for office and shop furniture is expected to be worth £3.2 billion in 2016-17, of which IBISWorld estimates that 43.8% is satisfied by imports. Exports are anticipated to generate 15.2% of industry revenue in the current year. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 0.8% over the five years through 2016-17. Over the five-year period, businesses expanded their capital expenditure budgets, which stimulated demand for furniture. Commercial building construction activity also increased, which expanded demand as new buildings had to be furnished... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Office and Shop Furniture Manufacturing industry makes a plethora of products including seats, tables, desks, cupboards, cabinets, bookcases, shelves, racks, counters and display cases. These products are made using a range of materials including wood, steel, glass and plastic. Products manufactured using concrete, ceramic and stone are excluded from the industry. Many industry players specialise in manufacturing products for particular target markets and ensure their products meet specific requirements.

Wooden office furniture

Wooden furniture for offices, excluding seats, is the largest product segment and is expected to contribute 29.4% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Wooden desks are the major product in this segment. Oth.. purchase to read more


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What is the Office & Shop Furniture Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture furniture for use in offices, shops and other public areas. They also manufacture furniture for establishments such as hotels, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, schools and laboratories. Furniture made from stone, concrete or ceramic is excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Wooden shop furnitureSeatsWooden office furnitureMetal furniture
Industry Activities
Manufacturing chairs and seatsManufacturing special furniture for shops, including counters, display cases and shelves Manufacturing office furnitureManufacturing laboratory furniture Manufacturing furniture for churches, schools and restaurantsManufacturing decorative restaurant carts

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