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Floor Covering Stores Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Floor Covering Stores

Overview: the U.S. Floor Covering Stores Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Floor Covering Stores: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Floor Covering Stores industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Curtains, Draperies, Blinds, Slipcovers, Bed & Table Coverings

Vertical & Horizontal Blinds, Woven Wood Blinds, & Shades

Flooring & Floor Coverings

Hardwood Flooring

Other Hard-Surface Floor Coverings & Accessories,

Soft-Surface (Textile) Floor Coverings To Be Installed

Carpets & Rugs Not Requiring Installation

Dimensional Lumber & Other Building/Structural Materials & Supplies

All Nonmerchandise Receipts

Labor Charges For Work Performed By This Establishment

Labor Charges For Work Contracted Out To Other Establishments

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Floor Covering Stores Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Floor Covering Stores companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Floor Covering Stores company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Floor Covering Stores industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Floor Covering Stores measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Sales and Related Occupations 65%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 7%
Retail Sales Workers 57%
Retail Salespersons 52%
Retail Salespersons 52%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 15%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 7%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 6%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 6%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Floor Covering Stores Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Bentley Mills trademarks "REDUX" - Carpets, rugs, mats, and matting for covering existing floors; carpeting; carpet backing; carpet tiles - 03/02/2018
  • Craftcroswell trademarks "CRAFT CROSWELL" - Installing floor tile; Installing wood flooring; Residential and commercial building construction; Tile installation services - 02/23/2018
  • Sturla Inc. Dba Medallion trademarks "AQUARIUS" - floor inserts; floor panels; vinyl floor panels; floor planks; floor tiles - 02/03/2018
  • Exploring patents Raised Flooring System And Assembly Method With Magnetically-attached Flooring Surface - 03/02/2017
  • Floor & Decor Holdings raises $317 million in funding. - 12/07/2010

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Tile Shop16
    Cca Global Parnters
    Bentley Mills

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Mobile Marketing, LLC. Partners With The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) - a full service strategic mobile and digital marketing agency announced today a partnership with The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) to provide retailers with a unique ecommerce platform to sell area rugs direct to consumers. The Rug Shop is a full ... (01/11/2018)
    • Stroud's department store serves Rogers for 104 years - Walnut St. On March 18, 1898, the store opened with great fanfare, and an orchestra played from the balcony. Stroud's specialized in quality, name-brand merchandise, mostly clothing, but it sold everything from shoes to floor covering. Stroud's introduced ... (01/11/2018)
    • Art Van St. Louis furniture stores open this weekend - “Everything is new,” says Jay Steinback, President & CEO Art Van St. Louis. “We have torn the store apart from front to back. All the flooring is new, the walls have been redone. Every scrap of paint, every stick of furniture.” The locations ... (01/10/2018)
    • Mike Diller takes over ownership of Diller Flooring and Interiors - “I’m certainly not new to the business,” he said. “I’ve been involved in flooring my entire life.” And, he has worked in the store with his parents since 2012. He said that Beckie Shepler is now working part-time with him. Her parents, Roger ... (01/05/2018)
    • This Startup Uses 3D Printing to Make Minimal-Waste Terrazzo Flooring - So far, Aectual’s 3D Printed flooring has appeared in Tokyo department store Loft and is slated to occupy nearly 2,000 square feet of Amsterdam’s overhauled Schipol airport. Given the advantages of 3D printing and the importance of zero-waste ... (01/03/2018)
    • SMART Carpet Presents Top Hardwood Flooring Trends for 2018 - or even wide plank flooring to create your own thoroughly modern take on parquet. As the Tri-State area's premiere shop-at-home flooring provider with deep roots in New Jersey, SMART Carpet and Flooring eliminates the hassle of buying new carpet and ... (01/03/2018)
    • Flor Store - How do I get my business listed? Our directory features more than 18 million business listings from across the entire US. However, if we're missing your business, just click the button below to request that it be added. (12/29/2017)
    • Flooring retailer Empire Today to open first retail stores - After 55 years, carpet company Empire Today to open first physical stores. Empire Today, the flooring installer whose famous jingle has seared the company's phone number into innumerable brains, is opening stores for the first time in its 55-year history. (01/26/2015)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $2,043,204 on Floor Covering Stores. It has awarded 156 contracts to 52 companies, with an average value of $39,292 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Floor Covering Stores to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Flooring & Floor Coverings
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Floor Covering StoresOpportunity/Threat
    Home Improvement Centers Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Flooring & Floor Coverings are less than those from Floor Covering Stores. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Flooring & Floor Coverings sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Flooring & Floor Coverings Product Sales Report

    Soft-Surface (Textile) Floor Coverings & Accessories
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Floor Covering StoresOpportunity/Threat
    Home Improvement Centers Competing industry
    Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry
    Discount Department Stores Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Soft-Surface (Textile) Floor Coverings & Accessories are less than those from Floor Covering Stores. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Soft-Surface (Textile) Floor Coverings & Accessories sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Soft-Surface (Textile) Floor Coverings & Accessories Product Sales Report

    Hardwood Flooring
    Hardwood Flooring Product Sales Report

    Curtains, Draperies, Blinds, Slipcovers, Bed & Table Coverings
    Curtains, Draperies, Blinds, Slipcovers, Bed & Table Coverings Product Sales Report

    Vertical & Horizontal Blinds, Woven Wood Blinds, & Shades
    Vertical & Horizontal Blinds, Woven Wood Blinds, & Shades Product Sales Report

    Paint & Sundries
    Paint & Sundries Product Sales Report

    Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture
    Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture Product Sales Report

    Curtains & Draperies
    Curtains & Draperies Product Sales Report

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Rug stores, Floor covering stores (except wood or ceramic tile only), Carpet stores, etc.

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