Table 1-1 U.S. Houseware Expenditures, 2001- 2003 (in billion $)
Table 1-2 U.S. Housewares Expenditures, by Category, 2003
Figure 1-1 Housewares Categories Share Estimates
The Home Storage Market
The Garage and Shed Storage Market
Figure 1-2 Estimated U.S. Sheds and Garages Market Composition, 2004
Market Size: Garage Storage
Shelves and Cabinets
Table 1-3 Shipment of Non-Wood Shelves, 1997-2009 (In Million $)
Table 1-4 Shipment of Wood Shelves, 1997-2009 (In Million $)
Table 1-5 Shipment of Wood Storage Containers, 1997-2009
(In Million $)
Brackets, Hooks and Hangers
Table 1-6 Shipment of Brackets, Hooks and Hangers, 1997-2009
(In Million $)
Market Size: Sheds
Table 1-7 Shipment of Prefabricated and Portable Small Metal
(Steel and Aluminum) Utility Buildings, 1997-2009 (In Million $)
Table 1-8 Consumer Spending on Sheds
Plastic & Wire Storage Materials
Making the Most of Storage Space
Trends and Factors to Future Growth
The Shrinking Hall Closet
The Housing Boom
Table 1-9 Top 25 Fastest Growing States, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003
Table 1-10 Top 25 Fastest Growing Counties: (% Change),
April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003
Demographic Shifts Effect Need for Storage
Growth in Houses with Garages
Table 1-11 Percentage of New Homes with/without Garages,
1950 - 2003
Table 1-12 Households with Garages (in 000¡¯s), 2003
Table 1-13 Occupied Housing Units with Garages ¡ª
African Americans and Hispanics, 2003
Baby Boomers and the Housing Market
Table 1-14 Percent of Home Ownership by Age
Table 1-15 Attitudes of Men and Women Regarding Garage Cleanliness
Women and Their Homes
Increase in Home Offices
Marketer and Retailer Interest
Plastic and Wire Storages to Propel Growth
Figure 1-3 Performances of Wire and Plastic Storage, 2001-2003
Rising Resin & Steel Prices
Growth of New Careers and Industries
Projected Market Growth
Overall Market to Reach $1.59 Billion by 2009
Figure 1--4 Projected Market for U.S. Sheds and Garage Storage,
The home storage industry has been hot for several years, especially as the housing and home improvement markets boomed. Consumers have beautified and organized nearly every aspect of their homes, from the walk-in closet to kitchen cabinet, making the most of usable space, leaving the last frontier: the garage. The garage and shed storage market is in a nascent stage of evolution, with retailers taking the initiative and developing the category into a wide range of products and pushing for more innovations from the manufacturers.
Market Trends: Garage and Storage Sheds Markets and Trends by Specialists in Business Information (SBI) analyzes products and trends, along with the manufacturer and retailer strategies that are being used to maximize growth and profitability. This report gives a description of the stages of evolution in the home organization phenomenon and the importance garage and shed storage has achieved.
Trends covered in the report include consumer usage, retailing, and interest in innovative and convenience products. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the garage and shed storage products that are currently marketed and those that are likely to enter the market in future. The study focuses on the direction the market has taken and the factors that will fuel future growth. The report also explores the industry’s relationship with various traditional retail channels and provides the profiles of key players operating in the market.
Scope and Methodology
Our report methodology includes a combination of primary and secondary research. The market figures for the garage and shed storage market were collected through secondary research data from government data, trade association, business journals, and Internet resources for available information on the topic. The study involved comprehensive research of secondary sources like company literature, databases, investment reports and reports in business journals.
Simmons Market Research Bureau provided the consumer behavior data. Forecast data for the period 2004 to 2009 has been provided in the report.
What You’ll Get in this Report Market Trends: Garage and Storage Sheds Markets and Trends makes predictions and recommendations regarding the future of this market, and pinpoints ways current and prospective marketers can capitalize on current trends and spearhead new ones. No other market research report provides both the comprehensive analysis and extensive data that Market Trends: Garage and Storage Sheds Markets and Trends offers. The report addresses the following segments:
Trends and Opportunities
Plus, you’ll benefit from extensive data, presented in easy-to-read and practical charts, tables and graphs.
How You Will Benefit from this Report
If your company is already competing in the home storage market, or is considering making the leap, you will find this report invaluable, as it provides a comprehensive package of information and insight not offered in any other single source. You will gain a thorough understanding of the current market, as well as projected sales and trends through 2009.
This report will help:
Marketing Managers identify market opportunities and develop targeted promotion plans for home and garage storage products
Research and development professionals stay on top of competitor initiatives and explore demand for home and garage storage products.
Advertising agencies working with clients in the industry understand the product buyer to develop messages and images that compel consumers to purchase these products.
Business development executives understand the dynamics of the market and identify possible partnerships.
Information and research center librarians provide market researchers, brand and product managers and other colleagues with the vital information they need to do their jobs more effectively.