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May 31, 2022/Furniture Insights

May 2022 Furniture Insights®

We have been expecting business to slow from the last two years of great business but we wonder how all of the national issues will slow business more than we expected. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

April 29, 2022/Furniture Insights

April 2022 Furniture Insights®

We are starting to feel some real slowing of business in general, but while slowing down, the furniture business is still respectable. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

March 31, 2022/Furniture Insights

March 2022 Furniture Insights®

Consumer confidence remains at fairly high levels and most believe that the economy in the U.S. is still reasonably strong. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

February 28, 2022/Furniture Insights

February 2022 Furniture Insights®

New orders continue to show growth, albeit at a slower pace, which may allow companies to begin to battle significant backlogs in our latest Furniture Insights®.

January 27, 2022/Furniture Insights

January 2022 Furniture Insights®

Year to date, orders were up 16% over the same period last year with 68% of the participants reporting increased orders for the month in our latest Furniture Insights®.

January 3, 2022/Furniture Insights

December 2021 Furniture Insights®

Due to the Holidays, we were unable to obtain some of our participants’ data for our monthly statistics, so rather than present incomplete information, we will not be reporting on the October results. However, we want to highlight insights on general trends and industry feedback.

November 24, 2021/Furniture Insights

November 2021 Furniture Insights®

September continued the streak of very nice results in our latest Furniture Insights®. Year to date, new orders were up 21% over 2020 and up 32% over the first nine months of 2019.

October 27, 2021/Furniture Insights

October 2021 Furniture Insights®

Once again, as has been the case since the beginning of the pandemic, the raw numbers have to be explained. The results of our survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors showed some interesting comparisons. For instance, new orders in August were down 14% from August 2020.

September 30, 2021/Furniture Insights

September 2021 Furniture Insights®

July furniture order numbers have to be tempered comparatively with the results from the same time period in 2020, as July 2020 was the beginning of a big recovery in the furniture industry. For the first time since June 2020, new orders in July 2021 were down 11% compared to the same month of 2020. But growth still continues overall, as July 2021 orders were up 24% compared to July 2019 in our latest Furniture Insights®.

August 31, 2021/Furniture Insights

August 2021 Furniture Insights®

Positive news in our latest Furniture Insights®, with new orders were up 7% in June 2021 over the 30% increase reported in the comparisons of June 2020 vs June 2019. Year to date, new orders were up 51% over the first half of 2020 and up for 94% of the participants.

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