The kitchen furniture market in the United States
AbstractThis market research analyses the kitchen furniture sector in the United States, providing recent trends and mid term perspectives in kitchen furniture production and consumption, imports and exports, as well as data on the supply structure, reference prices and distribution channels. Short profiles of the leading US kitchen furniture manufacturers and distributors are also included as well their market shares. The report covers both kitchen furniture and built-in appliances sold through this channel. The analysis of the US kitchen furniture imports and exports is provided by country and by geographical area for the period 2003-2008. The kitchen furniture production in the United States is broken down by cabinet type, wood type, cabinet door material, countertop material for a sample of companies. The analysis of kitchen furniture distribution in the US market covers the following channels Dealers (25%), Builders (25%), Home improvement chains (20%), Distributors (wholesalers and retailers, 10%), Kitchen specialists (10%), Buying groups (5%), Furniture stores, Department stores, Designers, Mail order and E-Commerce. Reference prices of kitchens sold through these channels are also mentioned. An overview of the construction and real estate market, as well as figures on population and disposable income in the United States are also included. The main magazines and fairs in the field of kitchen furniture in the United States are cited. A chapter is dedicated to major appliances with data on consumption and international trade by category (cooking appliances, hoods, microwave ovens, dishwashers, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines), as well as data on reference prices. The chapter on the competitive system analyses the main companies present in the US kitchen furniture market, providing short company profiles, data on kitchen furniture sales and market shares. Sales from Europe and China to North America are also included for a sample of companies.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number S34.
Length: 90 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2007
Date of revision: Sep 2009
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- L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
- L68 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Appliances; Furniture; Other Consumer Durables
- L81 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Retail and Wholesale Trade; e-Commerce
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