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The office furniture market in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Romania



This report offers a comprehensive picture of the office furniture market in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Romania, providing trends in office furniture production and consumption, office furniture imports and exports. Office furniture distribution channels are also examined. For each country the main economic indicators are provided. Forecast for 2014 is included. Office furniture imports and exports are broken down by country and geographical area. The office furniture supply structure is analyzed, with data on companies and employment. Short profiles are provided for the main office furniture companies, with data on office furniture sales and market shares of the leading local producers and of the main foreign manufacturers operating in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Romania. The report is enriched by an in-depth analysis of the competitive system in terms of company size, manufacturing locations, financial ratios and product breakdown. The analysis of office furniture distribution channels covers: direct sales, dealers, large scale distribution, mail order and e-commerce. Data on the major office furniture distributors are provided. Addresses of about 130 office furniture companies mentioned in the report are also included. Office furniture production is reported by segment (office seating, operative desks, executive furniture, office storage, wall to wall units). An analysis of the market potential focuses on data about building permits, 2020 growth for selected towns, available office spaces.

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  • Aurelio Volpe & Mauro Spinelli, 2014. "The office furniture market in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Romania," CSIL reports S08, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:s08

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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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