This market research analyses the kitchen furniture sector in the United
States, providing recent trends and mid term perspectives in kitchen furniture
production and consumption, imports and exports, as well as data on the supply
structure, reference prices and distribution channels.
Short profiles of the leading US kitchen furniture manufacturers and
distributors are also included as well their market shares.
The report covers both kitchen furniture and built-in appliances sold through
The analysis of the US kitchen furniture imports and exports is provided by
country and by geographical area for the period 2003-2008.
The kitchen furniture production in the United States is broken down by
cabinet type, wood type, cabinet door material, countertop material for a
sample of companies.
The analysis of kitchen furniture distribution in the US market covers the
following channels: Dealers (25%), Builders (25%), Home improvement chains
(20%), Distributors (wholesalers and retailers, 10%), Kitchen specialists
(10%), Buying groups (5%), Furniture stores, Department stores, Designers,
Mail order and E-Commerce.
Reference prices of kitchens sold through these channels are also mentioned.
An overview of the construction and real estate market, as well as figures on
population and disposable income in the United States are also included.
The main magazines and fairs in the field of kitchen furniture in the United
States are cited.
A chapter is dedicated to major appliances with data on consumption and
international trade by category (cooking appliances, hoods, microwave ovens,
dishwashers, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines), as well as data on
The chapter on the competitive system analyses the main companies present in
the US kitchen furniture market, providing short company profiles, data on
kitchen furniture sales and market shares. Sales from Europe and China to
North America are also included for a sample of companies.
Addresses of the mentioned companies are also enclosed.
Table of Contents
- RESEARCH FIELD AND METHODOLOGY
- BASIC DATA AND FORECASTS
- INTERNATIONAL TRADE
- SUPPLY STRUCTURE
- PRODUCT BREAKDOWN
- DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING MIX OF KITCHEN FURNITURE
- Distribution channels
- Furniture stores, antique and furniture chains
- Reference prices
- Payment schedule and typical Planning
- POPULATION, BUILDING SECTOR AND MEDIA
- POPULATION AND REVENUES
- MAJOR APPLIANCES
- The market in the US
- Ranges, cook tops, ovens, microwaves and hoods
- Refrigerators and freezers
- Clothes washers and driers and dishwashing machines
- COMPETITIVE SYSTEM
- Top 50 companies
- Market segments
- The contract market
- APPENDIX: LIST OF INTERVIEWED COMPANIES AND OTHER KEY CONTACTS
- SELECTED COMPANIES MENTIONED:
- American Woodmark, Armstrong Cabinets, AyA Kitchens & Baths, Bertch,
Best Buy, Canac, Canyon Creek, Cardell, Crystal Cabinet Works, De Wils,
Dream Doors, Dura Supreme, Elkay, Haas, Holiday Kitchens, HomeDepot,
Huntwood, Kabinart, KraftMaid, Leedo Manufacturing, Marsh, Masco
Corpora-tion, MasterBrand, Mastercraft, Mouser Custom Cabinetry, Norcraft,
Pacific Crest Cabinetry, Plain & Fancy Cabinets, Poggenpohl, Republic
Industries, Re-public National, Quality Custom Cabinetry, Saco Industries,
Sears, Snaidero, Tru Wood Cabinets, Wellborn, Wood-Mode