Furniture distribution in Sweden
AbstractHome furniture consumption in Sweden recorded a total value of worth Euro 2.9 billion at retail prices. In Sweden the specialist channel generates the largest share of domestic sales of home furniture. Buying groups-franchises and independent furniture chains are still the most important channel but over the last years their market share has decreased, while small-scale independent retailers are maintaining their shares. Europa Möbler and Svenska Hem are the most important players in the country in the buying group-franchises segment. Among the independent furniture chains, IKEA and Mio Group are the leading players. The analysis of the home furniture retail industry in Sweden 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 15 companies mentioned in the report are included.
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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2011
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