AMA Research have published the 8th edition of the report 'Floorcoverings Market Report – UK 2015-2019 Analysis'. The report provides an informed and up to date assessment of the market, and focuses on the three primary sectors of solid wood, engineered wood and laminates.
Key areas covered:
Brief overview of the total floorcoverings market - including carpet, vinyl, wood, ceramics and other floorcoverings.
Detailed assessment of the wood fooring market - UK market size, trends, factors influencing growth, future prospects.
Product mix - solid and engineered woods, laminates and flooring accessories etc.
Overview of UK floorcoverings market – market size from 2000-14 for all products, sales mix for carpets, vinyl, wood, ceramic tiles and others, key factors influencing trends, future prospects, etc.
Review of changing product mix – growth/declining sectors, shares by product in 2005-15.
REVIEW OF WOOD FLOORCOVERINGS MARKET
Comprehensive review of wood floorcoverings market – market size 2009-2019, key trends within sectors, product mix, comparison with other floorcoverings, future prospects to 2019.
Product sectors – solid wood, engineered wood and laminates – sector shares in 2014, recent changes in mix (comparisons with 2002/06/14, trend towards higher quality, forecasts by product from 2015-19.
Key characteristics of the market – pricing, availability, product awareness and target consumers, accessories, changing design trends etc.
Role of international trade - changes in import sources – trends from 2009-2014.
Domestic and contract end-use sectors for total wood floorcoverings market – share by value, share by DIY/new housing/professional installations, Key end-use sectors (share by Commercial, Retail, Leisure etc.), etc.
Outlook for the overall industry, prospects for wood in relation to other floorcoverings, short term prospects in 2015- 16, and longer term forecasts up to 2019, key factors influencing market recovery.
SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE
Review of leading suppliers in the wood floorcoverings market, including manufacturers, importers, distributors and wholesalers.
Analysis of market share of leading suppliers in UK market - company information, market positioning, changes to supply structure, level/source of imports etc.
Structure of distribution channels for supply of wood flooring – domestic and contract supply.
Distribution shares for major channels – DIY Multiples, Floorcovering Multiples, independents, Online, Builders Merchants, Dept. / Variety Stores, Catalogue etc - review of major organisations within each channel, changes in distribution in recent years.
FUTURE PROSPECTS & KEY INFLUENCES
Key influences on the wood/laminate flooring market, factors affecting volume and value performance. Future prospects for the contract and domestic sectors.
Review of key external factors influencing market – economic prospects, housing and construction, stock of dwellings, interest rates & inflation, etc.