The European market for kitchen furniture. Part I

The 25th edition of The European Market for Kitchen Furniture report offers an accurate comprehensive picture of the kitchen furniture industry in 16 Western European countries, providing 2009-2014 trends (in value and in volume) in kitchen furniture production and consumption, imports and exports. Marketing policies, distribution channels and the value and weight of the built-in appliances on kitchen furniture supply is further considered.

A forecast on kitchen furniture consumption in 2015 on the EU16 level is provided, as well as a financial analysis of some of the main competitors, including ROE, ROA, EBITDA indices and their turnover per employee.

The supply structure breaks down production by cabinet door material (solid wood, veneer, laminated, decorative papers, thermoplastic foils, lacquered, melamine/paper, aluminum, glass), by cabinet door style (classic, modern, design), by cabinet door colour (white, bright colours, neutral colours), by cabinet door type (high gloss, opaque) and by worktop material (solid surface materials, engineered and natural stone, laminated, tiles, steel, wood, glass).

The analysis of kitchen furniture distribution channels covers: direct sales, contract/ building trade; kitchen specialists, DIY stores, furniture retailers, large furniture chains, mail order/e-commerce.

The competitive system analyses the kitchen furniture production of the top European kitchen furniture manufacturers. Values are broken down by market segment (luxury, upper-end, middle, middle-low, low-end) and by country. Market shares are included, and the profiles of the main players in the kitchen furniture industry are also available.

In the end, a focus on European kitchen exports by area of destination (Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia and Pacific, North and Latin America).

Countries covered: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

Among the considered products: kitchen furniture, solid wood kitchens, veneer kitchens, laminated kitchens, thermoplastic foils, lacquered kitchens, melamine kitchens, aluminum kitchens, classic kitchens, country kitchens, modern kitchens, design kitchens, upper range kitchens, middle-upper range kitchens, middle range kitchens, low range kitchens, cabinet door, worktop, kitchens with built-in appliances, kitchens without built-in appliances, built-in appliances.

Basic data
Production, Consumption, Exports and Imports for EU16 countries in 2014, values and volumes
Production breakdown by market segment in EU16 for 2014, values and volumes
Activity trend 2009-2014 and forecasts 2015
Activity trend for EU16 countries in 2009-2014: production, consumption, exports and imports
International trade
Exports and Imports of kitchen furniture by country, 2009-2014
Financial analysis
ROA, ROE and EBITDA in a sample of manufacturers, 2009-2013
Employment and average turnover per employee, 2010-2014
Supply structure
Breakdown of supply by cabinet door material, 2014
Breakdown of supply by door finishing style, 2014
Breakdown of supply by colour and type, 2014
Breakdown of supply by worktop material, 2014
Distribution channels
Breakdown of kitchen furniture sales by distribution channel and by country, 2014
Share and sales of built-in appliances by country and companies, 2014
The competitive system
Leading players in Europe and market shares, 2010-2014
European production of kitchen furniture for Top50 producers, 2014
The European competitive system by market segment, 2014
The competitive system in single EU16 markets, 2014
Export and market share outside EU16, 2014

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