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Top 200 furniture manufacturers worldwide: performance and strategies

The study is aimed at analyzing the performance and the strategies of the leading players in the global furniture scenario and, more in depth, to analyze if they are taking advantage of the growth opportunities globally, through effective internationalization strategies and adequate product differ-entiation and product innovation strategies. The report offers: A comparative analysis. An over-view of the performance of the top 200 furniture companies; -Basic data on top 200 furniture manufacturers are summarized in table format. Indicators covered are the following (among oth-ers): Turnover, number of employees, turnover per employee, profit margin, ROE, EBITDA; - A qualitative analysis on the strategic growth initiatives implemented by companies; - Market differ-entiation, Product differentiation, Product innovation, Plant expansion, retailing and branding strat-egies… ; - 200 Company profiles. Information provided: Company name, Headquarter address, Controlled companies, subsidiaries and other related companies, Brands and trademarks, Activity, Year of establishment, Turnover and employees, 2009-2012, Furniture product specialization, Pro-duction, manufacturing plants location, Sales breakdown by product and geographical area (when available), Strategic growth initiatives.

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Paper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number W16.

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Length: 502 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2013
Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:w16
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