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The contract furniture and furnishings market in Europe



The sixth edition of the report The Contract Furniture and Furnishings Market in Europe provides a comprehensive picture of the European furniture market. The report provides the following estimates: (a) production and consumption of contract furniture in Europe in 2009-2015 (b) production, consumption, and annual growth by market segment in 2015 (c) production by product in 2015 (d) production and consumption for each of the 17 covered countries in 2015. The contract furniture market is broken down by the following destination segments: Retail: (a) Mass market: supermarkets, middle range stores and (b) Luxury shops; Hospitality: hotels, residences, tourist villages, etc; Office spaces: offices and public bodies: banks, large private customers – Public administration, official residences, embassies etc ; Real estate: residential buildings; Restaurants and bars: restaurants, bars, cafés; Educational: schools, universities, conference halls; Art and museums; Entertainment: theaters, music halls, cinemas, leisure environments; Healthcare: hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, retirement homes; Marine: cruise ships, yachts; Airports; For each segment an analysis of key specific demand drivers and market features is provided. Covered countries: Austria, Belgium-Luxembourg, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom. Among the considered products: Upholstery, Bedrooms and mattresses, Contract tables and chairs, Kitchen furniture for real estate, Commercial lighting fixtures, Bathroom furniture and fittings, Office furniture, Shop fittings. Short profiles for over 120 leading contract furniture companies, and production shares by destination segment and product for over 300 companies. Financial analysis of major contract furniture companies based on 2010-2014 balance-sheets. Financial indicators: Operating Revenue (Turnover), Added Value, P/L for Period (Net Income), Shareholders Funds, Cash Flow, ROA, ROE, EBITDA margin, EBIT margin, Solvency Ratio, Current Ratio, Number of Employees, Turnover per Employee, Added value per Employee Focus on the US market, with construction dynamics by relevant segment and tips to export in the US. Contact details of over 450 furniture and furnishing producers/contractors, and over 230 architect and design studios. Lists of 300 top hotel companies, over 30 relevant fairs, over 30 relevant magazines.

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  • Sara Colautti, 2016. "The contract furniture and furnishings market in Europe," CSIL reports EU12, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:eu12

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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

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