Review of the Performance of the UK Furniture Industry

The BFM has analysed official government figures and surveys carried out by the BFM and produced a report on the furniture industry's performance since the recession took a firm hold in 2008/2009.  The review covers 12 key indicators:iop

  • Furniture production levels
  • Furniture imports
  • UK manufactured sales as a % of the UK market
  • (Example) UK manufactured sales for upholstered seats including 3-piece suites
  • Retail sales value and volume
  • Prices charged by retailers
  • Factory gate prices
  • Costs of materials and fuel to furniture manufacturers
  • The number of companies in the industry and sales turnover
  • The number of employees and employee costs
  • Financial ratios, including profitability
  • Furniture exports

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