Freedonia Focus on Furniture: United States forecasts US furniture production and demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2017. Total production is segmented by product in terms of upholstered household furniture; nonupholstered wood household furniture; other household furniture; office seating; office panels and modular systems; office desks and tables; storage units, files, and other office furniture; and institutional and other furniture.
To illustrate historical trends, total production is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012; the various production segments and demand are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012 . An Industry Overview section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on trade, the retail environment, and environmental and regulatory factors.
An Industry Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.