Home Furnishings Industry Research Reports: Consumers
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Moms and Youth Furniture, 2013
More than half of youth beds are twin-size, while 18% are twin-over-twin bunks and 14% are full beds. Twin-overfull bunks are only 4% of all youth beds. Captain's beds, loft beds, trundle beds and queen-size beds also have much smaller market share, each accounting for 3%. That's the word from 900 moms answering Kids Today and Mom Central Consulting's exclusive 2013 Children’s Furniture Survey.
Infant and youth mattresses, 2013 , A full 31% of today's moms don't know on which type of mattress their children sleep. For those that do know, half report the youth mattress is an innerspring, while 9% are memory foam and 7% are hybrid beds. The overwhelming majority of moms purchase the infant mattress at about the same time they buy a crib. Overall, nearly six out of 10 moms buy the mattress at the same retailer as the crib. Older and more affluent moms, who are typically less price conscious, are more likely to buy the crib and mattress from the same retailer.
The Outdoor Shopper, 2013 , Lifestyle furniture stores, such as Ikea, Pottery Barn, West Elm and Crate & Barrel, are where one-third of consumers prefer to shop for outdoor dining sets. The lifestyle channel is most popular with younger consumers. The data shows that 37% of both Millennials, with adults between 18 and 32, and Generation X, between ages 33 and 48, like to shop there. Reasons for shopping lifestyle stores include stylish product, affordable prices and convenient store locations.
Home Accents Today Consumer Views Survey 2013 , Consumers have the blues, as three out of 10 name blue as their go-to design color. Shades include navy, turquoise, peacock, teal, cobalt, blue-gray, pale blue and robin’s egg blue. A 34-year-old from New York loves blue because it “livens up the room and other colors coordinate well with it, including yellow, gray and fuchsia.” A 29-year-old from Pennsylvania thinks blue can be “elegant or fun and looks great with metallics.” Grays are the second-most popular, chosen by 18% of consumers answering the exclusive Home Accents Today and Apartment Therapy survey. Home Accents today asked consumers this question: If you had $1,000 to spend on your home, would you use the money to update one entire room or would you use it to invest in one, better-quality piece of furniture? Overall, 54% would update one room, while 46% would invest in a higher-quality piece.Furniture Today’s Case Goods Consumer Buying Trends, 2013 , This exclusive report presents an in-depth look at who bought and who plans to buy master bedroom, casual dining and entertainment furniture. Overall, 4.3% of U.S. households bought master bedroom furniture in 2012, spending a combined $8.8 billion. In 2013, 4.8% of households, amounting to 5.5 million, have master bedroom on their shopping and buying plans. Master bedroom’s purchase incidence rate has fluctuated up and down for the past decade.
Living Outdoors: Houses and Apartments, 2013 , The question: What do consumers love most about the outdoor spaces in and around their home? The answer: Everything! This report looks at how consumers are using their outdoor spaces, whether they live in an apartment, condominium, townhome, or co-op and those living in a house,
America Goes Casual: The 2013 Consumer Style Forecast
Casual styles win the day. That's according to a survey of women consumers conducted by Home Textiles Today through The Medelia Monitor, an independent women's research company based in Hollywood, Fla. Half of the more than 250 women answering the exclusive survey cite casual as their home's overall design theme. Traditional home styles are chosen by one-fourth of overall consumers, while modern and contemporary is the main design of 16%, and country is the look for 8%.
Moms and Infant Furniture, 2013 , Six out of 10 moms try to plan ahead and buy at least some furniture pieces to grow with their child as she ages. Another 37% of buyers expect all the furniture to grow with the child without purchasing new products. Only 3% know they'll redesign the entire room as the child ages. That's one of the key findings from the 900 moms responding to Kids Today and Mom Central Consulting's 2013 Children's Furniture Survey.
Casual Living’s 2013 Consumer Buying Trends: Dining Sets , Overall, 2.6% of U.S. households bought an outdoor dining set in 2012, spending a combined $2.1 billion. In 2013, 3.2% of households, amounting to 3.7 million, have outdoor dining sets on their shopping and buying plans. The purchase incidence rate for dining sets has increased since 2010, when 2.4% of all households bought a dining set.
Furniture Today’s Consumer Buying Trends , In 2012, 32% of U.S. households - more than 36 million - bought furniture and bedding products, spending a combined $84.2 billion. This year, more than 52 million - a massive 46% of all households - have plans to buy furniture and bedding product.
Casual Living's 2013 Consumer Buying Trends: Conversation Groups , This year, 2.2 million U.S. households have plans to buy a conversation group. In 2012, nearly 2 million consumer households shopped for one, with three-fourths of shoppers actually buying and spending more than $800 million at retail.
Furniture Today's Consumer Views: Spotlight on Upholstery , Americans plan to be messy this year as stain-resistant fabrics are a must-have for consumers buying stationary sofas in 2013. That's part of the exclusive results from nearly 3,500 consumers answering a recent Furniture/Today and HGTV survey. More than six out of 10 say performance fabric is very important when shopping for new product and another 29% say it's important.
eIntent: Online furniture buyers and shoppers , This exclusive 4-page report focuses on three key online areas: the consumer buying online, online customer service and furniture stores selling online. Last year, 13% of all home furnishings buyers, including those purchasing furniture, accessories and textiles, bought through an online retailer. And, 7% of all furniture and bedding buyers bought online in 2012.
Home Accents Today's Consumer Buying Trends , In 2012, 15.2 million U.S. consumers bought an area rug, making it the hottest home accent product according to Home Accents Today's exclusive Consumer Buying Trends survey. In 2010, the last time we conducted this study; only 11.1 million consumers purchased a rug, as buyers were still in the middle of their recession-induced hibernation.
Kids Today Youth Furniture report, 2014 , Youth furniture sales are projected to grow 15.8% over the next five years, according to the most recent data from Kids Today and Easy Analytic Software Inc. The small metro markets will take center stage for youth furniture sales over the next five years. The top 10 fastest-growing metros for youth furniture are all micropolitan markets, defined as urban clusters with a population between 10,000 and 50,000.
The Great American Puzzle: A Geographic and Demographic Shopping Study , More than 20 million U.S. households bought top-of-bed linens in 2012; nearly 28 million bought sleep pillows; and nearly 13 million purchased mattress protectors and encasement product. Those top-line figures derive from Home Textiles Today's 2013 Consumer Buying Trends Survey. The exclusive, nationally-representative survey asked 3,000 U.S. households about the fashion and utility bedding products they bought in 2012, how much they spent and what they plan to buy in 2013.
Casual Living and HGTV's Outdoor kitchens & fire pits, 2013 , While only 4% of U.S. consumers currently own an outdoor kitchen, nearly half of those with an outdoor room would like to add an outdoor kitchen to their space. That's one of the findings from the nearly 5,000 U.S. consumers answering Casual Living and HGTV's exclusive Consumer Views Survey.
Consumer Buying Trends, 2013 , In this exclusive 93-page report, Furniture/Today presents the most detailed information available on consumer furniture shopping and buying plans, including specific data for the 22 home furnishings products of: bedding, master bedroom, youth/other adult bedroom, formal dining, casual dining, occasional tables, desks, curios, entertainment furniture, stationary sofas, motion sofas, reclining chairs, stationary chairs, outdoor dining sets, outdoor conversation groups, area rugs, lamps, mirrors, framed art, top-of-bed linens, sleep pillows and mattress protectors/encasements.
Furniture/Today's Mattress Talk , While a majority of consumers currently own an innerspring sleep set, consumer satisfaction levels are much higher with specialty sleep sets. Those insights come from a Furniture/Today and Apartment Therapy Bedding Survey that offers a snapshot of bedding opinions held by consumers across the country. The two companies teamed up to take the pulse of consumers on a variety of mattress topics.
Moms and Gear Products, 2012 , Seven out of 10 moms enjoy shopping for children's gear. As a 30-year-old from Ohio states, "There are always new products to fall in love with. I'm still finding great, functional baby gear products that I love." A 45-year-old from North Carolina loves gear because she relishes having "convenient things" for her child. And, "the variety and color in baby gear" excites a 30-year-old mom from California. Kids Today partnered with Newton, Mass.-based Mom Central Consulting in May 2012 to ask moms about infant furniture, youth furniture and infant gear products, as well as where they shop, how they research products and how they feel about shopping for children's home furnishings.
Casual Living and HGTV's Today's Outdoor Consumer, 2012 , In asking consumers which types of retailers they prefer to shop for outdoor furniture, grills and accessories, the response is loud and clear. Three out of four, 77%, like to shop home improvement centers for outdoor product. That's one of significant findings from the nearly 5,000 U.S. consumers answering Casual Living and HGTV's exclusive 2012 Consumer Views Survey. A store specializing in outdoor furniture or grills is the second-most preferred retailer type, chosen by 46% of the overall sample. Discount stores and online retailers are the preference for 35% of responding consumers...
Home Accents Today Consumer Report, 2012 , Style trumps everything else, according to consumers. In fact, 93% choose home furnishings based on a product's style and design. That's one of the key findings from Home Accents Today and New York-based Apartment Therapy's exclusive 2012 survey.
Casual Living and HGTV's The Outdoor Room Consumer Report, 2012 , Just over half of the consumers answering Casual Living and HGTV's exclusive 2012 survey currently have a completed outdoor room, with another 15% in the process of making one. Thirty percent of consumers don’t have one, but would love one and a mere 1% of those responding don't want one at all.
Furniture/Today's Under the covers with Millennials , This report focuses on Millennials and mattresses and mattress accessory products. The exclusive data provides what Millennials say about sleep and sleep accessories; where Millennials shop for mattresses and sleep accessories; and what Millennials say about allergens, dust mites and bed bugs.
Furniture Today's Consumer Views: Spotlight on Master bedroom , The next two years are positioned to be good ones for master bedroom according to results from Furniture/Today's most recent consumer survey, conducted in January in partnership with HGTV. The exclusive data shows master bedroom on the shopping lists of two-thirds of overall respondents.
FT Consumer Counts Report: Millennials , The demographic group known as the Millennials is the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. With adult members between 18 and 31, they're individualistic, racially diverse, educated and technologically advanced. They multi-task and crave instant gratification and stimulation. Furniture/Today surveyed this important group through an exclusive partnership with New York-based Apartment Therapy, a leading online home decorating source.
Furniture/Today’s Consumer Views: Occasional Tables , Durability is the most important feature consumers are looking for when shopping for occasional tables. That's the opinion of seven out of ten consumers answering Furniture/Today and HGTV's 2011 Consumer Views Survey.
Furniture Today’s Secret Shopper: Metro: Miami | Product: Youth bedroom , Furniture/Today's secret shoppers searched the Miami metro for youth bedroom furniture in September. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc. recruited the shoppers.
Furniture Today’s Consumer Views: Spotlight on Entertainment Furniture , It's all about the style as seven out of ten consumers look for style and design elements when shopping for entertainment furniture. That's a key finding from Furniture/Today and HGTV’s 2011 Consumer Views Survey. The exclusive results report style as the most important entertainment product feature among consumers.
Casual Living and HGTV's The Casual Shopper, 2011 , Nine out of ten consumers like to shop mass merchants for casual furniture and accessories. And, low prices are the reason why more than half say they are fond of shopping there. As a 33-year-old from Florida explains, "The price is right." That's one of the key findings from a national consumer survey conducted by Casual Living and HGTV this year.
The Specialty Grill , America's love affair with grilling continues to be strong. Nearly eight out of ten consumers own a grill and 79% of owners grill out once a week or more, according to exclusive results from Casual Living and HGTV's Outdoor Spaces Survey.
Furniture Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Washington, DC | Product: Formal Dining , Furniture/Today's secret shoppers searched the Washington, D.C. metro for formal dining in August. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc. recruited the shoppers.
Casual Living and HGTV Consumers Outdoor Spaces Survey, 2011 , One-fifth of responding consumers plan to buy outdoor furniture – dining sets and conversation groups – this year. That's one of the findings from a national consumer survey conducted by Casual Living and HGTV this year. And, if future plans become a reality, then conversation groups will see a bump in sales next year, as 23% of overall consumers say they'll purchase one in 2012. Another 15% have plans to buy an outdoor dining set in 2012.
Furniture Today Secret Shopper : Metro: New York | Product: Occasional Tables , Furniture/Today's secret shoppers searched the New York metro for occasional tables in July. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc. recruited the shoppers.
Home Accents Today's Consumer Views: Accent Tables , Durability is the most important feature consumers are looking for when shopping for accent tables. That’s the opinion of seven out of ten consumers answering Home Accents Today and HGTV's 2011 Consumer Views Survey.
Furniture Today Secret Shopper: Metro: Phoenix | Product: Mattresses , Furniture/Today's secret shoppers searched the Phoenix metro for mattresses in June. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc. recruited the shoppers.
Home Accents Today's Consumer Buying Trends: Framed Art , Nearly seven million U.S. households purchased framed wall art in 2010 and another five million have plans to buy this year. That's according to the findings of Home Accents Today's exclusive Consumer Buying Trends survey, which was conducted in late 2010 among a nationally-representative sample of 2,500 U.S. households.
Bedbugs: New Survey Reveals Women's Bedbug Concerns
Women, bedding's key consumers, are very aware of bedbugs, see the bedbug problem as being a serious one in the country, but are confident that problem can be controlled. Those are some of the key conclusions of a survey of women consumers conducted by Furniture/Today in partnership with Medelia Inc., a business strategy firm headed by Delia Passi. Passi, a speaker at Furniture/Today's recent Bedding Conference, and Furniture/Today posed bedbug questions to a panel of women who shared their thoughts on key bedbug issues. Approximately 250 women answered a variety of questions. This is the first time that Furniture/Today has surveyed an exclusively female audience on bedbug issues.
Furniture Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Atlanta | Product: Recliners , Furniture/Today’s secret shoppers searched the Atlanta metro for recliners in May. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc. recruited the shoppers.
Home Accents Today's Consumer Buying Trends: Mirrors , Nearly 6 million U.S. households shopped for a mirror last year and three out of four of those shoppers bought one. This exclusive data is part of the findings from Home Accents Today’s 2011 Consumer Buying Trends survey, conducted last December among a nationally-representative sample of 2,500 U.S. households.
Furniture Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Minneapolis | Product: Entertainment , Furniture/Today's secret shoppers scoured the greater Minneapolis metro for entertainment furniture in April. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc. recruited the shoppers.
Furniture Today's 2011 Consumer Buying Trends Survey, Part 2 , This exclusive presentation provides an in-depth look at who bought and plans to buy bedding, motion sofas and entertainment furniture.
Home Accents Today's Consumer Buying Trends: Area Rugs , Area rugs were on the shopping lists of 14.9 million U.S. households last year, with 11.2 million following through and making a purchase. That’s the finding from Home Accents Today’s exclusive Consumer Buying Trends survey, conducted last December among a nationally-representative sample of 2,500 U.S. households.
Furniture Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Los Angeles | Product: Motion sofas , Power is the hottest motion trend in the greater L.A. market, with 14 out of the 20 stores shopped by Furniture/Today’s secret shoppers offering power on the sales floor. Other motion trends include drink holders, storage consoles and sofas that recline to a horizontal position, shown by half or more of the L.A. stores. Only two of the stores shopped, Ashley Furniture HomeStore and Jerome’s, carry motion sofas that offer massage.
Furniture Today's 2011 Consumer Buying Trends Survey, Part 1 , More than 33 million U.S. households bought furniture and bedding products in 2010, spending a combined $83.5 billion. In 2011, 34% of U.S. households — 38 million — plan to buy furniture and bedding. That’s one of the findings from Furniture/Today’s 2011 Consumer Buying Trends Survey. The exclusive data provides nationally-representative purchase incidence figures for 14 products, as well as demographic characteristics of households who bought and plan to buy each category.
Furniture/Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Dallas | Product: Master bedroom , The results are in and Design Within Reach is Dallas’s top store, receiving a near-perfect score on the salesperson index and an excellent overall store rating. Our secret shopper would return to buy because of DWR’s “well-designed furniture.”
Furniture/Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Detroit | Product: Casual dining , The Detroit metro is a great place to buy furniture, earning high marks by Furniture/Today’s team of secret shoppers. Twelve of the 20 stores shopped received an overall score of five out of five, which translates as excellent, while another four stores scored four out of five as their overall store rating.
Furniture/Today's Secret Shopper: Metro: Boston | Product: Stationary Sofas , Furniture/Today’s army of secret shoppers scoured the Boston metro for stationary sofas in December. Results reflect the information gathered by the shoppers, all females under age 40, during each store visit. Broken Arrow, Okla.-based Shoppers, Inc., recruited the shoppers.
Casual Living and HGTV 2010 Consumer Views: Dining Sets , As many consumers enjoy entertaining family and friends in their outdoor spaces, it is important to incorporate the space with outdoor furniture that fits the need. The dining set, which is a key element in al fresco dining and entertainment, is a vital piece in that puzzle. This product category provides seating, a place to eat food as well as a place to relax. For home events that spill into the outdoor space, the outdoor dining set can help set the stage for fun times.
Casual Living & HGTV Consumer Views: Shopping for and buying outdoor furniture , The economic recession has caused consumers to change spending habits in ways many thought would never happen. But, the recession did happen and spending habits will likely never be the same. Several consumers are evaluating their buying patterns and making clear conscious decisions about all purchases, both big and small.
Moms and Youth Furniture, 2013 , More than half of youth beds are twin-size, while 18% are twin-over-twin bunks and 14% are full beds. Twin-overfull bunks are only 4% of all youth beds. Captain's beds, loft beds, trundle beds and queen-size beds also have much smaller market share, each accounting for 3%. That's the word from 900 moms answering Kids Today and Mom Central Consulting's exclusive 2013 Children’s Furniture Survey.
The Infant Furniture Consumer, 2010 , The exclusive Kids Today and Mom Central Consulting 2010 Children’s Furniture and Gear survey shows moms are influenced by competitive prices and selection when shopping for infant furniture. The study also provides information on the types of stores moms shop first for a crib, as well as what moms expect to pay for a crib. In addition, nursery features that entice moms to pay more are revealed.
Furniture Today's Consumer Views: Spotlight on Home Office , $4.8 billion – that’s the dollar amount U.S. consumers spent on home office furniture last year. Taken together, the product categories of desks and other home office accounted for 7% of the total furniture and bedding market in 2009. Other home furniture products include desk chairs, bookcases, hutches, filing cabinets and credenzas.
Furniture Today's Consumer Views: Spotlight on Sleep Accessories , Do sleep accessories contribute to a better night’s sleep? It depends on which accessories you are talking about, a new consumer survey reveals. Sheets get the nod, but mattress encasement products aren’t viewed as contributors to that sometimes elusive better night of sleep.
Casual Living & HGTV Consumer Views: Conversation Groups , As the economy continues to experience peaks and valleys, consumers remain hesitant about spending on big ticket items, like vacations. However, consumers are still investing in their homes. One place in particular where they are willing to devote monies is the outdoor space, a place where entertaining, rest and relaxation can occur without breaking the family budget.
Furniture Today's Consumer Views: Spotlight on Recliners , Question: What entices consumers to spend more on a recliner? Answer: Stain-resistant fabric. In fact, stain-resistant fabric would entice nearly six out of ten consumers to pay more for a recliner covered in it. That’s one of the key findings from Furniture Today and HGTV’s new Consumer Views Survey. In January, more than 8,000 U.S. consumers responded to our online survey linked to HGTV’s Ideas weekly e-newsletter.
Furniture Today's Buying Trends: Casual Dining , The exclusive consumer data derives from two surveys fielded in partnership with HGTV: Furniture Today and HGTV's The 2010 Consumer, which received responses from 8,554 U.S. consumers in September 2009; and Furniture Today and HGTV's 2009 Consumer Views Survey, which received responses from 4,906 U.S. consumers in January 2009.
Casual Living Dining set buyers: Specialty stores vs. big box stores , Two-thirds of specialty store buyers say they’d do something differently the next time they buy a dining set. Out of that group, 26% would buy more comfortable chairs and another 26% would purchase a different material. That’s the finding from the nearly 13,000 U.S. consumers who answered Casual Living and HGTV’s 2009 Outdoor Spaces Survey.
Casual Living and HGTV Consumer Views: Grills , Half of grill owners bought their grill five years ago or more, with 34% purchasing within the last three or four years and only 16% buying one within the past two years. Those figures lead to a promising portion of owners ready for a replacement. Eleven percent of grill owners say they’ll buy a new one this year and 15% plan to buy one in 2011 or 2012. That’s one of the key findings from nearly 13,000 U.S. consumers responding to Casual Living and HGTV’s exclusive 2009 Outdoor Spaces Survey.
Furniture Today's Sleep accessories: Add-on sales opportunities , Here’s the set up: Consumers are sitting on their wallets. The housing market is lackluster. Unemployment is high. And, in our sector of the economy, mattress sales have been plummeting. What’s a smart retailer to do? Easy. Sell more sleep accessories.
Furniture Today's The 2010 Consumer , In order to better understand how the recession has affected the consumer’s overall spending habits and shopping and buying habits for home furnishings in particular, Furniture Today, in partnership with HGTV, fielded an online survey in September. The survey launched as part of HGTV’s Ideas newsletter.
Home Accents Today's: The 2010 Consumer , In order to better understand how the recession has affected the consumer’s overall spending habits and shopping and buying habits for home furnishings, Home Accents Today’s sister publication, Furniture/Today fielded an online survey in September in partnership with HGTV. The survey launched as part of HGTV’s Ideas newsletter in September.
Furniture Today's Consumer Views: The Internet , Buying furniture online, once viewed as unrealistic and unsafe, is now commonplace. Estimates from comScore put furniture and bedding’s 2008 online sales at about $4.6 billion or 3.5% of all e-commerce retail sales. Total online retail sales, excluding travel, event tickets and digital downloads, totaled $132.4 billion in 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Rating Sleep Surfaces: Furniture Today and HGTV Bedding Consumer Survey , Previous consumer research has revealed comfort as the No. 1 feature consumers look for when choosing a mattress. But, which construction types do consumers think are the most comfortable? This exclusive consumer data reveals which types of beds consumers currently sleep on, the kind of night’s sleep consumers get with their current type and which type consumers think is the most comfortable and why.
Casual Living and HGTV 2009 Consumer Survey: Home Resorts , Only 5% of the nearly 13,000 U.S. consumers answering Casual Living and HGTV’s exclusive 2009 Outdoor Spaces survey currently have a home resort. Another 13% are in the process of creating one and a promising 79% of responding consumers would love to design one.
Kids Today and HGTV Consumer Survey: The Kids Consumer , This exclusive research focuses on the design of children's rooms as well as product transitions as a child grows. It presents detailed information on three product categories: beds, mattresses and sheets.
FT and HGTV Consumer Views Survey: Spotlight on Dining , This exclusive research focuses on casual dining and formal dining buying experience, including where consumers would first go to shop, how much they expect to pay, and several dining-specific areas where consumers want more information, including the issues of construction and quality.
Furniture Today and HGTV Consumer Views: Spotlight on the Econony
This exclusive consumer research focuses on the economy. Information includes how the economic downturn has affected furniture buying and redecorating plans, as well as which rooms consumers plan to redecorate this year and which furniture products they plan to shop for.
FT HGTV Consumer Views: Spotlight on Sofas , This exclusive research focuses on the stationary sofa buying experience, including where the consumer would first go to shop for a sofa, the reasons why consumers choose a sofa retailer and several sofa-specific areas where consumers want more information, including the issues of durability and quality.
Kids Today Green Report , Kid's look at the Consumer's approach to Green uses consumer research done by HGTV and the Natural Resources Defense Council as well as branding research by Penn, Schoen and Berland.
Casual Living and HGTV Consumer Views: Spas , Only 12% of the nearly 14,000 U.S. consumers answering Casual Living and HGTV's exclusive survey currently own a spa, but nearly one-third plan to buy a spa. The report also provides demographics, including region, age and household income, of the consumers who own a spa and those who plan to buy one, as well as the first place consumers would first shop for a spa and the features consumers want in a new spa.
Casual Living "The Green Consumer" , Casual Living's look at the consumer's approach to Green uses research from Casual Living's own exclusive Consumer Views Survey 2008 done in conjunction with HGTV along with consumer research by Penn, Schoen and Berland. It also gives the National Wildlife Foundation's Garden Furniture Scorecard.
Kids Today Birth Statistics Report, 2013 , Since 2005 he number of births has been declining; however, preliminary numbers for 2011 indicate the number of births slowed to a decrease of 1.1% from 2010, less than the 3.2% drop from 2009 to 2010, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
FT and HGTV Survey: Consumers & Retailers: Making the bedding connection , This exclusive research report bridges the gap between what the consumers want when choosing a mattress and what retailers promote, both on the sales floor and in advertising.
FT/HGTV Consumer Views: Spotlight on Bedding , This exclusive research examines the consumer’s confidence level when buying a mattress, the first place consumers would shop for a new mattress and the preferred mattress construction type.
FT and HGTV Present "Consumer Voices: The Bedding Shopping Experience" , This exclusive research examines why consumers choose to shop for a mattress in a particular retail channel, the likelihood of shopping in each distribution channel and what consumers would change in the mattress-buying experience.
The ABC's of Mattress Selling , This exclusive report provides bedding retailers with an A-Z selling guide to improve mattress sales.
Furniture Today's Consumer Buying Trends Summary , Based on the input of more than 31,000 consumers, the report examines shopping and buying patterns.
Home Accents Today Consumer Buying Trends by Retail Channel , This exclusive consumer analysis is based on the responses of 2,501 households to a survey conducted in March 2007.
FT Consumer Buying Trends - Channel Surfing: Single Source Networks , This exclusive consumer analysis is based on the responses of 2,500 households to a survey conducted in November and December 2006.
FT Consumer Buying Trends - Channel Surfing: Traditional Furniture Stores 07 , This exclusive consumer analysis is based on the responses of 2,500 households to a survey conducted in November and December 2006.
FT Consumer Buying Trends - Channel Surfing: Discount Dept. Stores , This exclusive consumer analysis is based on the responses of 2500 households to a survey conducted in November and December 2006.
FT Consumer Buying Trends - Bedding Buyers 2007
This exclusive consumer analysis is based on the responses of 2,500 households to a survey conducted in November and December 2006.
Consumer Buying Trends - Lifestyle Furniture Stores , In this exclusive analysis from Furniture|Today, households buying furniture and bedding at lifestyle furniture stores are compared with households buying at the industry's largest channel of distribution, traditional furniture stores, where furniture is the store's total business or single-largest category.
Consumer Buying Trends Finance Report -- 2006 , 4,500 U.S. households were surveyed to examine home furnishings shopping and purchasing patterns for the 12 months, September 2004 through August 2005, including how they paid for their home furnishings purchases.
Consumer Buying Trends: Big Box Stores , Casual Living's exclusive survey ranks the top five U.S. big box retailers by 2005 sales of outdoor furniture.
Home Accents Today's Consumer Buying Trends 2006 - Gen Y vs. Baby Boomers , This exclusive consumer data originates from the responses of 1,135 households to a survey conducted in August and September 2005.
Furniture Today's How To Market Your Furniture In The U.S , The exclusive guide to selling your furniture in the world's largest and most complex market.
Home Accents Today's 2006 Retail Survey , In an exclusive survey, Home Accents Today surveyed retailers about their merchandise mix, buying practices, store operations, advertising policies and employee practices. More than 300 retailers, representing more than 720 retail stores, responded to the mail survey in March and April.
Consumer Buying Trends: Outdoor Furniture , Casual Living's exclusive Consumer BuyingTrends Survey is based on responses from 1,135 households to a survey conducted in August and September 2005.
Consumer Buying Trends--Dining Room , Survey examines home furnishings shopping and purchasing patterns in 2004 and buying plans for 2005, as well as how much they spent and plan to spend for each product.
Furniture Today's Consumer Buying Trends - Bedroom , Examines home furnishings shopping and purchasing patterns in 2004 and buying plans for 2005, as well as how much they spent and plan to spend for each product category.
Leather Consumer Buying Trends - Leather , Data originates from the responses of 31,505 households to a survey conducted in December 2002 and January 2003.
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Furniture Today's Mattress Sales Booster Manual 2009
This exclusive analysis provides a three-step approach to help retailers boost their bedding sales and increase their sales tickets. The three steps include: focusing on the consumer, embrace specialty sleep and add accessories to merchandise mix. details >>
Furniture Store Performance Report 2008
Furniture Today's Furniture Store Performance Report provides an overview of furniture store operations and financial results and offers store owners and managers benchmarks to measure their store's performance. details >>
Furniture Today Retail Planning Guide 2014
Furniture Today's 2014 Retail Planning Guide includes our economic analyses of the year that was 2013 and our outlook for 2014. The exclusive issue and report includes: Economic Outlook, Distribution Report, Industry Outlook and Rankings. details >>
Top 15 U.S. Bedding Producers 2013
Furniture Today's ranking of the Top 15 Bedding Producers ranks companies according to 2012 U.S. wholesale bedding shipments. Returns, as well as shipments to Puerto Rico are excluded. Contract shipments are included in figures. Adjustments, including sales allowances and incentives, are also included and are reported in the notes when available. details >>
Furniture Today's Top 20 Furniture Sources for U.S. Market - 2012
This exclusive report ranks companies according to 2011 furniture shipments to the U.S. Sources on the list must sell into the U.S. market, regardless of whether they have manufacturing, assembling operations or corporate offices in the U.S. Non-furniture and non-manufacturing revenues, such as investment income and retail revenues, are excluded for purposes of the ranking. All figures are for the 12-months ended Dec. 31, 2011 and 2010, unless otherwise indicated. details >>