The fifth edition of the report The Contract Furniture and Furnishings Market in Europe offers an accurate comprehensive picture of the European furniture market, providing 2008-2013 trends for contract furniture production and consumption. Estimates of contract furniture production by main destinations and products are also provided for the year 2013.
The contract furniture market is broken down by the following destination markets:
The analysis of the European furniture market includes: demand drivers (population, GDP per capita) and purchasing process, including description of over 50 designers, contractors and decision-makers.
A 2020 forecast is given for selected town markets: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Geneva, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna, Warsaw, Zurich
Among the considered products: Upholstery, Bedrooms and mattresses, Contract tables and chairs, Kitchen furniture for real estate, Commercial lighting fixtures, Bathroom furniture and fittings, Office furniture, Shop fittings.
Considered countries include Austria, Belgium-Luxembourg, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
Around 100 leading contract furniture manufacturers are described, including estimated market shares by destination segment geographical coverage and manufactured product.
A financial analysis of the contract furniture sector is based on a sample of around 100 companies, using 2008-2012 balance-sheets. Main indicators: Turnover, Added Value, Cash Flow, ROE, ROA, EBITDA, added value per employee, solvency ratio. Performance of 20 market leaders is given in detail.
Addresses of around 500 key-contacts, including 200 relevant architects, 30 among the main magazines addressing the contract furniture market, 120 among the main Contractors and the top 150 hotel chains worldwide.
It is estimated that there are 6 billion sq m of useful commercial floor space in Europe (27) plus Switzerland and Norway. They include wholesale and retail spaces (28%), offices (23%), educational (17%), hospitality (11%, including hotels and restaurants), hospitals (7%), sports facilities (4%), others (11%, including entertainment spaces, arts and museums, religious, etc).
Europe is house to around 22 million enterprises and business activities and every year over 2 million enterprises and business activities start, frequently requiring some new furniture to a certain extent. 25,000 of these start ups are of sizeable dimension (10 employees or more).
Adam Tihany Design, Alex Kravetz Design, Appia Contract, Arper, B&B Italia, Cassina, Dula Werke, Figueras, Fritz Hansen, Havelock, Heesen Yachts, Interna, ISG Retail, Itab Shop, Kare Design, Kinnarps, La Fortezza, Mobil Project, Offect, Pedrali Molteni, Pierre Yves Rochon, Poliform, Poltrona Frau, Rolf Benz, Saporiti, Tino Sana, Van Keulen, Vereinigte, Vitra, Yudigar, Wilkhahn