Originally printed in the November 27th 2017 edition of Furniture Today
Bedding is this year’s category winner in terms of sales market share within furniture stores. Bedding grew from 16% to 21% of furniture store sales, a 31% increase, in 2017. While bedding’s market share increased, the median amount of lines carried for bedding decreased from four in 2016 to three in 2017, a decrease of 25%.
About the data
Furniture Today’s exclusive Furniture Store Performance Report examines retail operational data within the furniture store channel. One hundred and fifty-seven companies representing more than 3,867 storefronts participated in the 2017 survey. Data reflects the fiscal year ending closest to Dec. 31, 2016