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Research and Markets: Supply Chain Review of the Furniture Industry Market Report - UK 2012-2016 Analysis

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kdjk32/supply_chain) has announced the addition of the "Supply Chain Review of the Furniture Industry Market Report - UK 2012-2016 Analysis" report to their offering.

AMA Research are pleased to announce the publication of the 1st edition of the report: Supply Chain Review of the Furniture Industry Market Report - UK 2012-2016 Analysis'. The report includes up to date information on recent trends and issues that continue to impact on the supply of residential furniture through the supply chain into the different retail sectors.

The report examines the various aspects driving change in the supply chain throughout the industry and assesses the likely future prospects for the sector through to 2016.

The market has followed an interesting path in recent years, with challenging trading conditions affecting many companies and a number of major retailers failing, in particular MFI, but also others such as Courts, World of Leather etc. Conversely a number of retailers have done very well, in particular the likes of IKEA or Dwell for example, while a number of alternative channels or companies have developed an interest in furniture, such as the grocery multiples, or the Internet channels.

Areas of particular interest include:

- Market performance of Retail Multiple sector, positive performance of some key companies versus failure of others.

- Assessment of how the supply chain structure is changing over the recession.

- The changing role of the Internet in the supply of furniture is assessed in some detail.

- A high level of imports, particularly from the Far East, continues to put pressure on UK manufacturers and influence certain key sectors of the market.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Summary & Future Prospects

3. Economic Environment

4. The Overall UK Furniture Market & Housing Influences

5. Distribution Supply Chain Review

6. Major Furniture Distribution Channels

7. The Growth Of The Internet

8. Distribution Structure By Product Group

Companies Mentioned

- Asda

- A. Share & Sons

- Argos

- B & Q

- Barker & Stonehouse

- Bensons for Beds

- BHS

- C.S. Lounge Suites

- Canburg

- Cargo

- Dean House

- Debenhams

- DFS Furniture

- Dreams

- Dwell

- Furniture Village

- Gower Furniture

- Habitat Retail

- Hammonds Furniture

- Harrods

- Harveys

- Heal's

- Homebase

- House of Fraser

- Howden Joinery

- IKEA Group

- JB Global

- John Lewis Partnership

- Laura Ashley Holdings

- Magnet

- March UK

- Mark Wilkinson Furniture

- Marks & Spencer

- Morrisons

- Multiyork Furniture

- Neville Johnson

- Next

- Nobia Holdings UK

- Otto Versand GmbH

- Reid Furniture

- Sainsbury's

- Sharps Bedrooms

- Shop Direct

- Smallbone

- Steinhoff UK Holdings

- Tesco

- Wren Kitchens.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kdjk32/supply_chain

Research and Markets
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Sector: Household

Source: Research and Markets

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