Furniture distribution in Italy
AbstractItaly is the second largest home furniture consumer amongst the European 17 countries. CSIL estimated the value of the home furniture market at retail prices at Euro 15.6 billion. Basically, home furniture consumption goes through the furniture specialists'channel. Among the leading independent furniture chains there are IKEA, Mondo Convenienza and Mercatone Uno. Chateau d’Ax, born as a franchising chain of upholstery specialists stores, over the last years has became a chain of stores selling all kind of home furniture (kitchen furniture, living and bedroom furniture. The analysis of the home furniture retail industry in Italy includes short profiles of major home furniture distributors with analyses of sales performances and retail formats (bedroom specialists, DIY, furniture discount stores, kitchen and bathroom specialists, large-scale furniture specialists, specialists in RTA furniture/jeune habitat). Analysis of home furniture imports by segment (upholstered furniture, non upholstered-seats, kitchen furniture, dining and living room furniture, bedroom furniture) and by country are also provided. Addresses of about 35 companies mentioned in the report are included.
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Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2011
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