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The kitchen furniture market in Central-Eastern Europe



The seventh edition of CSIL Report The European market for kitchen furniture, part II, offers a full analysis of the kitchen furniture market in Central-Eastern Europe providing kitchen furniture production and consumption statistics and trends, as well as import and export data broken down by country and by geographical area of origin/destination. Countries covered: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia. The report covers both kitchen furniture (excluding the sales of cabinets only) and the built-in appliances sold through this channel. Information on the competitive system include sales data and market shares of 60 among the top kitchen furniture manufacturers in this area and of the major players in each country considered. Sales of Western European kitchen furniture manufacturers, especially from Italy and Germany, in Central-East Europe are also included. Supply structure offers data on employment and information on kitchen prices in a sample of companies. Production is broken down by cabinet door material (solid wood, veneer, laminated, decorative papers, thermoplastic foils, lacquered, melamine, aluminium and glass), by cabinet door style (traditional and modern), and by worktop material (solid surface materials, engineered and natural stone, laminated, wood, tiles, steel and glass), by price range. For each country considered: macroeconomic indicators (population indicators, economic indicators, construction indicators); kitchen furniture production and consumption statistics and trends; international trade data (import data of selected household appliances are also included); analysis of kitchen furniture distribution channels (direct sales, contract; kitchen specialists; furniture retailers; large furniture chains; DIY); major kitchen furniture manufacturers (sales data and market shares, short profiles of the main players) The survey involved collecting information from approximately 100 sector companies either through active participation (direct replies to an interview or completion of a questionnaire) or from company balance sheets, figures and estimates. An address list of the major players in the kitchen furniture industry in Central-Eastern Europe is included.

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  • Aurelio Volpe, 2016. "The kitchen furniture market in Central-Eastern Europe," CSIL reports S25, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:s25

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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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