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The major household appliances market in the United States



The report offers a comprehensive picture of the major household appliances market in the United States, providing data on household appliances production and consumption, imports and exports, as well as data on the supply structure, reference prices and distribution channels. Trade of major appliances by country and by geographical area are given in value and units for refrigerators and freezers, microwave ovens, ranges, hobs, ovens, washers and driers, dishwashers and hoods. The chapter on the supply structure provides reference prices for each appliance product mentioning, where available, the retailer, brand, size and features. The chapter dedicated to the household appliances distribution channels contains profiles of the main players in the household appliances distribution present on the US market including the categories: mass merchants, home improvement centers, electronic appliance stores and home furnishings stores. The competitive system analyses the major US household appliances manufacturers, providing profiles and estimated market shares. The report also includes an overview of the US kitchen furniture market providing trends 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 kitchen furniture manufacturers are included.

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  • Aurelio Volpe & Laura De Carli, 2007. "The major household appliances market in the United States," CSIL reports AP23, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:ap23

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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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