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Title: The U.S. Market for Outdoor and Casual Furniture, Grills and Accessories
Published: November 2003
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The following is the abstract from the full report: Growing numbers of Americans are choosing to spend their leisure and vacation time in their own homes—but they still want to relax and entertain outdoors. This updated and expanded Packaged Facts report examines not only the market for outdoor and casual furniture, but also the wide variety of appliances and accessories that are an essential part of the well-appointed “outdoor room.”
With 2003 retail sales at over $5 billion, this report analyzes sales and growth potential for lawn and porch furniture made of metal, plastic, rattan/wicker, and wood, including seating products (chairs, love seats, settees, benches, stools, and ottomans), tables, cushions, and umbrellas. It also analyzes the booming market for barbecue grills (gas, charcoal, electric, and hybrid) and a number of other popular outdoor accessories, from coolers to firepits.
The report examines in detail the trends affecting market size and growth and offers sales projections through 2008. New product trends are covered in each category, and major competitors are profiled—including Barlow Tyrie, Inc., Syroco, Inc., and The Coleman Company, as well as specialty manufacturers such as Trivest, Inc., Weber-Stephen Products, and O.W. Lee Co., Inc. The report also explores consumer usage rates, brand preferences, and demographics, based on Simmons Market Research Bureau data