DFS remains the market leader in living room furniture

LONDON, July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “United Kingdom (UK) Living Room Furniture Market to 2025” report by GlobalData Plc provides an overview of the performance of the key players in the living room furniture market, the demographics of their customers, and why consumers are choosing shopping with them. The report also helps clients discover the best performing channels in the market. Moreover, it sheds light on consumer’s shopping behavior and feelings.

The UK living room furniture market was worth £3.9 billion in 2020. The market is expected to grow by more than 25% from 2020 to 2025. The internet has become one of the most important drivers during the pandemic to choose retailers for living room furniture shoppers. It just sits behind the most important range of products. It is unlikely that this trend will completely reverse after COVID because consumers are now accustomed to the advantages of online shopping and are comfortable using the platform. Survey respondents agreed that it was easier to browse living room furniture online than in a store, and more fun, too.

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a key Highlights

  • As a result of material shortages and container failures, many furniture orders were not recognized in 2020, which led to a decline in the overall market.
  • Products sold online were the winners in 2020 as consumers become more confident in purchasing furniture via the online channel.
  • Quality is priority over style and price for living room furniture shoppers, which indicates that this should be the focus when advertising products.
  • The possibilities of online retailers are more when consumers shop online for living room furniture.

Leading retailers of the UK living room furniture market

  • DFS
  • IKEA
  • ScS
  • next one
  • Sophology
  • Furniture Village
  • Oak Furniture Land
  • Argos
  • Weaver
  • Made.com

DFS remained the market leader in living room furniture in 2020, with its share more than twice that of IKEA taking second place. Its over-the-top upholstery awareness and extended range engineering have enabled it to outperform the market in 2020.

UK living room furniture market share, by major retailers

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United Kingdom Living Room Furniture Sector Analysis by Category

  • chairs and sofas
  • wings
  • seating units
  • sofas
  • Seats and footrests
  • Table
  • sitting
  • Storage (regardless of the room)

UK living room furniture market share, by category

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UK Living Room Furniture Sector Analysis by Distribution Channels

  • Specializing in home furniture and floor coverings
  • remote retailers
  • independent
  • Clothing specialists
  • Various stores and general merchants
  • Shops
  • Specialists in home appliances
  • Aharon

UK living room furniture market share, by distribution channel

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Reasons to buy

  • Discover what will drive the growth of the living room furniture market to 2025 to help shape an effective growth strategy and target investment for high-performance segments.
  • Understand the performance of key market players, the demographics of their customers, and why consumers choose to shop with them.
  • Discover the best performing channels in living room furniture to 2025.
  • Understand how consumer shopping behavior and feelings have changed amid the pandemic.

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UK living room furniture market Summary

Market Size 2020 £3.9 billion
Growth rate (2020-2025) >25%
Main Categories Chairs, benches, suites, modular stools, sofas, benches, footstools, table, benches, storage (regardless of the room)
Main Distribution Channels Home furnishing and floor covering specialists, remote retailers, freelancers, apparel specialists, miscellaneous stores, general dealers, department stores, homeware specialists, and more
major retailers DFS, IKEA, ScS, Next, Sofology, Furniture Village, Oak Furniture Land, Argos, Wayfair, Made.com

questions and answers

What was United kingdom Living Room Furniture Market size in 2020?
The UK living room furniture market size was £3.9 billion in 2020.

What is a file UK living room furniture market growth rate?
The UK living room furniture market is expected to grow by more than 25% from 2020 to 2025.

They are the main categories in United kingdom Living Room Furniture Market?
The main categories in the UK living room furniture market are armchairs, sofas, suites, modular stools, sofa stools, benches, footstools, table, benches and storage (regardless of the room).

They are the main distribution channels in United kingdom Living Room Furniture Market?
The main distribution channels in the UK living room furniture market are home furnishing and floor covering specialists, remote retailers, freelancers, apparel specialists, miscellaneous stores, general dealers, department stores, homeware specialists and more.

Do youI she major retailers In the United kingdom Living Room Furniture Market?
The leading retailers in the UK living room furniture market are DFS, IKEA, ScS, Next, Sofology, Furniture Village, Oak Furniture Land, Argos, Wayfair and Made.com.

table of contents

Main results

Difficulties in meeting orders at the end of 2020 affected growth

DFS is still comfortably ahead, but shoppers were the big winners in 2020

Consumers prefer quality over style

Retailers are increasingly judging online capabilities

market

The overall size of the sector and its growth

Sector size and growth: chairs and sofas

Sector Size and Growth: Wings

Sector Size and Growth: Standard Seats

Sector size and growth: sofa bed

Sector Size and Growth: Cushions and Footrests

Sector Size and Growth: Other Living Room Seating

Sector Size and Growth: Table

Sector Size and Growth: Storage (Regardless of Room)

Category growth and scale: 2020-2022

Online sales spread

Distribution channels

sellers

Retail Market Shares

Retailer Features

Consumer

general penetration

product hack

Opinions about living room furniture

Average spend by product subcategory

search process

Buying dynamics

consumer’s behaviour

purchase motive

Retailer use

Transfer rates

Retailer usage by demographic

Drivers from the retailer’s choice

Things to improve retailers

Use the channel to browse

Use store type to browse

Use your device to browse

Use the channel to buy

Use store type to buy

Use the device to buy

Online fulfillment

Reviews about buying online

Satisfaction with online purchase

Views before buying

Consumer research on COVID-19

Overall penetration by subcategory and product

Retailer use

Retailer use drives

Satisfaction with online shopping

Opinions about COVID-19 and living room furniture

Channel use when purchasing

Purchasing Intentions

Reasons to avoid stores

more details

methodology

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