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Online Home Furnishing Retailing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Online Home Furnishing Retailing Market Research Report | SIC UK0.024 | Mar 2017

Well decorated: Industry revenue is projected to continue to expand, though at a slower rate

The Online Home Furnishing Retailing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
JD Williams & Company Ltd JD Williams & Company Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Home Furnishing Retailing industry has grown strongly over the past five years. An improving economy combined with rising levels of consumer confidence has led to increased demand for industry services as expenditure on discretionary items increased. Following the global recession in 2008, consumers became more value conscious. This supported growth in the industry, as consumers migrated online in search of bargains. The industry is in its infancy, meaning it started the period at a low base. Over the past decade, online furniture retailing has lagged behind other areas of e-commerce, partly because furniture is relatively difficult and expensive to deliver. However, this trend is gradually changing as operators' logistics have improved... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Online Home Furnishing Retailing industry is projected to exhibit exceptional growth over the five years through 2016-17 as economic conditions strengthen further and consumers become increasingly comfortable with online shopping. Over the 10 years through 2021-22, IBISWorld expects industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, to grow at a compound annual rate of 9%, outperforming GDP, which is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period.

The rapid increase in the number of establishments is a trait of an industry in the growth stage of its life cycle. As consumers become more comfortable with online shopping, an increasing number of operators have entered the industry. Man.. purchase to read more


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What is the Online Home Furnishing Retailing Industry?

Businesses in this industry retail a range of home furnishing goods, such as curtains, draperies, blinds, shades and decorative accessories, via the internet. Merchandise is purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to the public online. The industry includes online-only retailers and excludes bricks-and-mortar stores that have an online presence.

Industry Products
Kitchenware and cookwareWindow coveringsTextile productsDecorative and seasonal accessoriesFurniture
Industry Activities
Retail sale of curtains, draperies and vertical and horizontal blindsRetail sale of decorative accessoriesRetail sale of textile products including towels, sheets, blankets and rugsRetail sale of cookware and dinnerware

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