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Furniture distribution in China



The first edition of the report Furniture Distribution in China offers an accurate comprehensive picture of the Chinese furniture and furnishings market, providing 2006-2010 trends (in value) of furniture production and consumption, imports and exports. Furniture consumption breakdown by segment and price ranges for the year 2010 (in value and in volume) is also included. Distribution channels, Mark up and Reference Prices of the Chinese furniture market are further considered. The research includes also a Sector Analysis providing basic data on production, consumption, exports, imports and top companies of the following segment: Kitchen furniture, Bedroom furniture, Upholstered furniture, Office furniture and Hospitality furniture. A deepening on the wealth distribution in China and a focus on Chinese luxury furniture market is also included. The analysis of furniture distribution channels includes furniture specialist distributors, non specialist distributors and contract projects and covers: Owned stores, Franchising, Monobrand, Furniture chains, Furniture cities and Furniture streets, DIY and Electronics. Short profiles of the main distributors operating on the Chinese furniture market are also available. A description of the main distribution and consumption differences by Chinese province and sales distribution by province in a sample of companies are also provided. The provinces considered are: South, South-West, East, North, North-East, North-West, and Central. An analysis of the Chinese furniture market includes: Demand Drivers (macroeconomic indicators, population distribution and construction market) and of the latest Product Trends among Chinese consumers. Addresses of around 350 Chinese furniture manufacturers and retailers are also included and other 50 key contacts among fairs, magazines, architects and other sector consultants. Among the considered products: Living and dining furniture, Upholstery, Bedrooms, Children bedrooms, Home tables and chairs, Mattresses, Kitchen furniture, Other occasional furniture, Bathroom furniture, Office furniture, Other non residential furniture, Residential lighting and Hotel furniture.

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  • Aurelio Volpe & Sara Maddaloni, 2011. "Furniture distribution in China," CSIL reports S59, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:s59

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    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L81 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Retail and Wholesale Trade; e-Commerce

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