Furniture Insights

January 30, 2019/Furniture Insights

January 2019 Furniture Insights

Orders up 6% year to date and 3% year over year in our latest Furniture Insights. Consumer confidence is also down, but most likely due to the temporary shock of the government shutdown. Overall, 2018 appears to have been a good year in the furniture industry.

December 27, 2018/Furniture Insights

December 2018 Furniture Insights

Continued good news for the furniture industry, as monthly results are up, and year to date, new orders remained 6% ahead of the same period a year ago.

November 29, 2018/Furniture Insights

November 2018 Furniture Insights

Positive results continue for the furniture industry. According to our latest survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors, new orders year to date are up 6% with September orders up 9% over September 2017.

October 31, 2018/Furniture Insights

October 2018 Furniture Insights

The news is still positive for the home furnishings industry, as orders are up 9%, which follows 3 consecutive months of 5% increases in our latest Furniture Insights survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors.

September 27, 2018/Furniture Insights

September 2018 Furniture Insights

More good news with orders up 5%, according to our recent survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors. This increase marks the third straight month that orders were up 5% over the same month a year ago. Year to date, new orders remained 6% ahead of last year.

August 31, 2018/Furniture Insights

August 2018 Furniture Insights

New orders in June 2018 were up 5% over June 2017, according to our recent survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors. The 5% increase followed a 5% increase reported last month and 15% reported in April.

July 31, 2018/Furniture Insights

July 2018 Furniture Insights

Another strong month following a 15% increase last month, according to our monthly survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors. May 2018 orders are up 5% over May 2017 in the July 2018 Furniture Insights.

June 28, 2018/Furniture Insights

June 2018 Furniture Insights

Numbers from the Spring 2018 Market showed a surprising and encouraging 15% increase in new orders from April 2017 to April 2018, with 79% of participants reporting order increases.

May 30, 2018/Furniture Insights

May 2018 Furniture Insights

New orders were up 2% in March and 3% overall for the year, according to our latest Furniture Insights.

May 1, 2018/Furniture Insights

April 2018 Furniture Insights

New orders up 2% in January 2018 according to our latest Furniture Insights. With April Market on the horizon, overall consumer confidence remains quite favorable and indicates further strong growth in the months ahead. Higher consumer confidence may not have a direct correlation on higher consumer spending, however, especially given recent volatility in the stock market.

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