U.S. sales of vacuum cleaners and other floor care equipment began to recover in 2014. Gains were led by a 9.3% increase in import shipments. Foreign-sourced capture some 80.0% of total U.S. sales. Among U.S. manufacturers, there has been a shift to central vacuum cleaner systems.
These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Vacuum Cleaners and Other Floor Care Equipment. This First Look also provides data on product line sales, price trends, exports and imports, factors driving demand, plant operating ratios and profitability, and the competitive environment. Data is compiled and analyzed from 1997 to the current year and the Executive Summary provides a five year forecast.
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