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Online Household Furniture Sales in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Online Household Furniture Sales

The Online Household Furniture Sales industry has grown rapidly over the five years to 2017. The ubiquity of internet access has fostered greater growth of online shopping, as consumers increasingly turn to the web for convenience and often discounted pricing, which has led online sales of furniture to outperform traditional offline furniture sales over the past five years. Over the five years to 2022, continued economic improvements are expected to contribute to the industry's strong growth. Increases in per capita disposable income will positively affect consumers' willingness to purchase big-ticket items, such as furniture. Broadband internet adoption is also expected grow over the next five years, boosting online retailers' accessibility. However, declines in the homeownership rates and the Consumer Confidence Index are expected to slow industry growth slightly.

This industry includes companies that retail a range of indoor and outdoor home furniture, such as sofas, beds, tables and chairs, via the internet. Home decor is not included in this industry. Industry goods are typically purchased from manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to the public online.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Wayfair Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Williams-Sonoma Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Overstock.com (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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