Originally published as the December 28, 2015 issue of Furniture Today
Furniture Today's 2016 Retail Planning Guide includes our economic analyses of the year that was 2015 and our outlook for 2016. The exclusive issue and report includes: Economic Outlook - A detailed look at 2018 furniture and bedding sales at retail for the major metropolitan areas and retail sales projections for 2020. Sales data was estimated in partnership with Easy Analytic Software Inc., based in New York. 2015 estimates and 2020 projections are given for all the 50 U.S. states, the Northeast, Midwest, South, West, and the top major markets. Consumer Counts ?? Residential construction spending analysis, 2007 to 2014. Distribution Report ?? Exclusive data revealing 2014 and 2013 furniture and bedding market share data through 12 distribution channels.
Retail Forecast and Industry Outlook - Begins with an overview of furniture and bedding sales for 2015, including 2015 retail sales by product category and an overview of consumer spending on furniture and bedding from 2006 through 2015. This section also includes analysis, including style trends, for all major furniture product categories. Rankings - Highlights from Furniture Today's exclusive rankings from 2015, including the Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores, Beyond the Top 100 Furniture Stores, Top 25 U.S. Furniture and Bedding Retailers, Key Sources for the U.S. market, Top 25 U.S. Bedding Producers and Top 25 Bedding Retailers.
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