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The European market for home office furniture

I Ed. , 123 pages
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Language: English (Italian available on request)
Report Code: M.1
Publisher: CSIL
Copyright: CSIL Milano
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Home office furniture consumption has been rapidly growing: in recent years, the European market for home office furniture has recorded an average annual growth of around 10%, while greater increases have been reported in the US and Japan. This report analyses trends in home office furniture production and consumption in Europe. It also covers home office furniture international trade flows, prices, marketing policies, commercial distribution.

During the late 1990's we are seeing across Europe a rapid expansion of flexible, remote and Telework practices, coupled with PC penetration in the home. For the European furniture industry these changes are creating a new growth opportunity for home office furniture. This is also leading to an unprecedented convergence between traditional office furniture markets and the suppliers of domestic household furniture.

The report analyses the home office furniture demand determinants (primary and secondary teleworkers and tele homes). The European market for home office furniture is broken down by: professional home office, flat pack furniture, high tech furniture, reproduction furniture. Size of the market for home office (in value and quantity) and three year forecasts are also provided. The analysis of home office furniture distribution channels by country covers: independent furniture retailers, buying groups, furniture chains, office discounts, office dealers, mail order and department stores.

Facts and figures for the most representative home office furniture companies with sale trends, product mix and main outlet markets. Addresses of 200 home office furniture producers and distributors. Countries covered: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom. Short surveys are available for the home office furniture market in the US and Japan.

Abstract of Table of Contents

Home office furniture demand: driving forces
Technological development
Globalisation, job organization and new professional figures
Home office furniture: basic data by country
Home office furniture market size
Home office furniture sales breakdown by product
Development forecast
Home office furniture: distribution channels
Furniture retail, office superstores, mail order, Do-It-Yourself, office furniture dealers, PC dealers, Direct to Corporate, Internet
Market share and main home office furniture distributors by country
Home office furniture prices: seating, PC desks, workstations, storage
Distribution channels development
Home office furniture supply structure
Main home office furniture manufacturers: facts and figures
International market for home office furniture
The United States: survey
Japan: survey
Useful contacts
Addresses of the main home office furniture producers and retailers

Selected companies mentioned:

Alvic, Arco, Assman, Babini, Bevan, Brico, Bisley, B8, Bush, Centro Ufficio Loreto, Computer Discount, Conforama, CS Schmalmöbel, Deta, Dgm, Dietiker, Fly, Garant, Gautier, Grammer, Habitat, Hummel, Hulsta, Ikea, Interlubke, Interstuhl, König & Neurath, Las Mobili, Leiner-Kika, Mercatone Uno, Metro, Mewaf, Mfi, Mibra, Musterring, MVM, Nijpels, Oka, Project, Schieder, Steelcase Strafor, Strassle+Sohne, Tvilum, Valentini, Vobis, Weko, Welle

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