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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers

Overview: the U.S. Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 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 Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers: 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.

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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.

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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 Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 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

Household And Lawn Furniture

Other Furniture

Household China, Glassware, Crockery, And Plastic Housewares, Excluding Paper Dishes, Cups, Napkins, And Plastic Utensils

Linens, Domestics, Curtains, And Draperies

Bedspreads, Blankets, And Bedding

Curtains And Draperies

Shades And Blinds

Towels And Washcloths

Other Linens And Domestics

Flooring And Floor Coverings

Rugs And Carpeting

Hardwood Flooring

Other Hard-Surface Floor Coverings And Accessories, Including Tile And Sheet Goods

Miscellaneous Home Furnishings, Including Household Containers, Flatware, Pans, Baskets, And Kitchen Utensils

Metal Flatware And Kitchen Utensils

Mirrors, Lamps, And Picture Frames

Other Home Furnishings

Kitchenware, Pots, And Pans

Household Cleaning Supplies, Including Mops And Brooms

Outdoor Grills, Gas And Charcoal

Electric And Gas Household Appliances, Excluding Plumbing



Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Including Wigs, Yarns, And Leather Products

Candles And Decorations

Service Receipts And Labor Charges, Including Installed Parts

Labor Charges For Repair Work

Other Service Receipts And Labor Charges

Miscellaneous Commodities

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.

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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 Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 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 Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 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 Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 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 8%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Sales and Related Occupations 22%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 19%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 19%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 18%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 30%
Information and Record Clerks 9%
Customer Service Representatives 6%
Customer Service Representatives 6%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 9%
Production Occupations 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 18%
Material Moving Workers 12%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 11%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • G.o. Home trademarks "GO HOME" - Bookshelves; Cabinets; Chaise lounges; Console tables; Dining tables; Mirrors; Office desks; Pillows; Sideboards; Sofas; Tables - 10/06/2015
  • Fresh Baby trademarks "FRESH BABY" - Packaged baby food kit comprised of baby food trays, baby food cookbook, and a DVD, for the purpose of making your own baby food - 03/25/2015

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    G.o. Home
    Fresh Baby

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

    Latest Industry News

    • U.S. business inventories rise in November, likely to rise at stable rate in 2018 - The tell-tale signs of solid holiday sales are clear in the business inventories report for November. Inventories dropped at clothing shops and department stores and even at stores that sell home furnishings ... the ratios for the wholesale and the factory ... (01/12/2018)
    • Durham Furniture makes debut at IMM Cologne - “The home furnishings market in Europe is largely ... “Not only are we planning to make business contacts in the retail sector, but we are also targeting the wholesale, contract and direct-to-trade marketplace,” Simpson said, “We are quite excited ... (01/12/2018)
    • Selling furniture with a smile - “Whenever I’m asked what I do for a living,” Schuch said, “I say, ‘I’m in the people business. I just happen to be selling furniture.’ “ Schuch has been manager at Larson’s Home Furnishings ... a furniture wholesaler who could get product ... (01/12/2018)
    • Bassett Declares Quarterly Dividend - The stores also feature the latest on-trend furniture styles, free in-home design visits, and coordinated decorating accessories. Bassett also has a traditional wholesale business with more than 700 accounts on the open market, across the United States and ... (01/11/2018)
    • Eye on the Industry - In her role as chief diversity officer, Welch will lead Freddie Mac's diversity and inclusion strategy for its workforce and supplier diversity programs, as well as across business activities ... banks be successful with furnishing mortgages to their ... (01/11/2018)
    • Penney’s CEO: We’re Taking Sears’ Home Business - It was the go-to for everything home related from appliances to furniture. Today, however ... the Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black & Decker in January; severed its wholesale ties with Whirlpool, maker of its namesake brand, Maytag and KitchenAid ... (01/09/2018)
    • 2018 Industry Outlook - Business investment picked up last year ... “The outlook for 2018 is improving, thanks to strong home furnishings sales in November, higher corporate profits and corporate spending, stronger than expected income gains caused by a shortage of workers ... (01/03/2018)
    • Wholesale provides the whole picture for Moe's Home Collection's success - Moe’s Home Collection ... North American wholesaler. It supplies more than 1,000 furniture stores across the U.S. It carries 1,500 items, of which up to 1,300 are kept in stock. Its wholesale division comprises 70 per cent of the business. (09/15/2016)
    • A Wholesaler Finds Himself in Competition With Retail Clients - An article on the Small Business page on Thursday about Gerald Shvartsman, an importer and a wholesaler of patio and deck furniture, described incorrectly his pricing for retail sales at home shows. It involves markups of 100 to 300 percent — not margins ... (08/09/2014)
    • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Home Furnishings Wholesale Industry - Industry & Market Report - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Home Furnishings Wholesale Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U ... (10/26/2012)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $3,537,929 on Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers. It has awarded 130 contracts to 44 companies, with an average value of $80,407 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Mirrors (except automotive) merchant wholesalers, Curtains merchant wholesalers, Antique homefurnishing merchant wholesalers, Cups, plastics (except disposable), merchant wholesalers, Antique houseware merchant wholesalers, Bathroom accessories merchant wholesalers, Brooms and brushes, household-type, Linens (e.g., bath, bed, table) merchant wholesalers, Draperies merchant wholesalers, Floor coverings merchant wholesalers, Napkins (except paper) merchant wholesalers, Kitchen utensils, Carpet merchant wholesalers, Blinds and shades, window, Homefurnishings merchant wholesalers, Flatware (except plated, precious) merchant wholesalers, Chinaware, Slipcovers merchant wholesalers, Lamps (i.e., lighting fixtures) merchant wholesalers, Rugs merchant wholesalers, Window shades and blinds merchant wholesalers, Frames and pictures merchant wholesalers, Cooking utensils, Housewares (except electric) merchant wholesalers, Blankets (except electric) merchant wholesalers, Dishes, household-type (except disposable plastics, paper), Towels and washcloths merchant wholesalers, Tableware (except disposable, plated, Glassware, etc.

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