The European market for RTA furniture
AbstractThe 4th edition of this report aims to provide figures and trends for the European market for RTA furniture, analyzing the sector performance, the competitive system and its main actors. The countries covered are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom. Products covered include: Living/dining room furniture (including sets for living/dining room, bookshelves, tables and chairs, occasional furniture); bedroom furniture; children furniture; office/home office furniture; bathroom and kitchen furniture. The report offers: data on production and consumption of RTA furniture by country; the competitive system: the RTA industrial structure and short profiles of over 100 manufacturers; distribution channels for kit furniture in Europe, with a sample of over 300 operators. By RTA furniture we mean the group of furnishing products which, according to the country of reference, are defined as flat-pack, ready to assemble (RTA), knock down (KD), DIY (do it yourself), self-assembly or kit furniture that come in flat-packs and include all the hardware and instructions necessary for assembly.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number EU10.
Length: 187 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2012
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