Consumer Furniture Market
We are a us based investment firm that is looking to speak with experts from the consumer furniture market space. Ideally, we would like to speak with someone that can talk to us about the challenges with the current market, and the pros and cons that go along with ecommerce vs. Brick and mortars in the current consumer furniture industry.
Please provide us a couple of lines on your experience so that we may evaluate your response accordingly before moving forward, thank you.+20 Other Responses
Flat Pack Furniture Start Up
Hi, i would like to start a flat pack cupboard factory (i currently own a pvc wrap door and panel factory). My question is what equipment do i require for start-up and what should the factory layout look like ? Thank you, grant+8 Other Responses
We are a small upholstery shop that re-upholsters furniture and makes new sofas, chairs, bedding, etc. For designers and retail customers. We have doubled our sales over the past three years but need help to develop systems and specifically manufacturing schedules and processes to make our company run more smoothly and more profitably.+10 Other Responses
Us Furniture Market
We are an investment firm that is researching the furniture space, and would like to speak with the following:
- vp or senior level from the following competitors: ashley, coaster, hooker, mahwah
- vp or senior level at the following customers: american freight, wayfair, american signature, bob’s discount furniture, nebraska furniture market, macy’s, aarons
- someone at a competitor of the above customers – i.E. Lifestyle stores like restoration hardware, pier 1, crate and barrel
- customers that are vertical: ashley, lazboy
key items we are looking to understand:
- furniture industry cycle – how much is this correlated to housing, what drives furniture sales, etc.
- large secular trends – how will e-commerce impact, decline of retailers, direct to consumer models
- view of different brands and manufacturers – brand awareness and customer perception, how are the brands differentiated, how loyal is the customer base
- end consumer trends – what is important to them in buying decision, etc.
Please include your experience pertaining to the above requirements, thank you.+17 Other Responses