The 3rd edition of the 'Office and Home Office Furniture Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis' combines the Office and Home Office markets and incorporates original research. It is a comprehensive and up-to-date review of these sectors, featuring an assessment of the office construction sector and the potential future impact on the office furniture market during the EU exit negotiation phase.
Key issues covered in the report include:
Review of the recent and prospective performance of the market. Office furniture distribution process. Trends within product sectors. The home office furniture market, changing working practices, changing home configurations and the impact on the market.
Areas of particular interest include:
Office construction levels and likely impact on the office furniture market. Increasing impact of imports on the UK market. Strong growth in the fit-out sector in the last few years. The changing nature and impact of the SOHO market, growth of alternative distribution channels. Key suppliers increasing market share with solid market growth.
The Office and Home Office Furniture Market
Total office and home office furniture market - analysis of size by value, current situation, historical trends, forecasts, reasons for changes and background influences. Market prospects to 2021. Imports and exports - trade balance, major countries supplying imports. The office construction market - analysis by size, public/private sector mix, historical trends and future prospects, RMI and its influence on market trends. Key influences on the development of office and home office furniture - technology call centres, the SOHO market, new working practices and environmental considerations.
Major product groups within the office and home office furniture market, share of the market. Desking market - analysis by size, historical trends with forecasts to 2021. Trends in functionality and design, other desking trends including pedestals, impact of changing working practices and technological developments, future prospects, greater market fragmentation. Seating market - analysis by size, historical trends, forecasts to 2021. Mix of seating market by type i.e. adjustable/non-adjustable, reasons for growth of adjustable, influence of changing regulations, new product features, material usage, different types of seating, innovations. Storage market - size by value with historical trends and forecasts to 2021. Mix of storage units by material and mix by type i.e. shelving/cabinet/cupboards. Shifts to technology storage, impact on the market etc. Other office furniture e.g. mobile computer trolleys, partitioning/screening, breakout furniture.
Supply Chain - Suppliers, Distributors, Dealers
Major suppliers, market shares, product and market positioning. Key company information for major companies. Changes in market structures. Other suppliers involved in desking & tables, seating, storage & partitioning. Major channels of distribution - shares by type of channel, areas of growth and decline, future trends and opportunities. Key outlets involved in the major channels of distribution.
Prospects for the office and home office furniture market through to 2021- major factors influencing short and longer term prospects. Developments in the major product and market sectors. Supplier and distribution developments.