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Kitchen furniture distribution in Germany

Kitchen | Retail & Ecommerce | October 2010

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October 2010, I Ed. , 63 pages
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Language: English

Report code: S.57
Publisher: CSIL
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The value of the German kitchen furniture market (at retail prices) was about Eur 4,200 million in 2009.

The relevance of buying groups is the major difference, in terms of distribution channels, between Germany and the other European countries. Both large chains and individual shops may be formally organized in buying groups, considering the kitchen market specifically, buying groups can be classified into three categories: kitchen dealers associations, furniture dealers buying groups, furniture dealers associations. In Germany one of the oldest buying groups is EK Servicegroup which was founded in 1925, while A plus, established in 2008, is one of the most recent group.

CSIL report Kitchen furniture distribution in Germany offers an overview of the kitchen furniture retail industry in Germany and it includes short profiles of major kitchen furniture distributors broken down by kitchen dealers associations, non specialized buying groups, furniture dealers associations, independent furniture chains, mail order, e-commerce and DIY. Kitchen shares in a selection of major furniture outlets, as well as the geographical location of distributors nationwide are also given. Analysis of home furniture imports by country, an overview of top German kitchen furniture manufacturers, and product trends (cabinet doors, worktop materials) are also provided.

Addresses of about 120 companies mentioned in the report are included.

Germany. Breakdown of kitchen furniture sales by distribution channel

Abstract of Table of Contents

METHODOLOGY

DRIVING FORCES FOR DEMAND
Macroeconomic indicators (among the others: population, GDP, consumption expenditure, residential building permits)

BASIC DATA AND ACTIVITY TREND
Production, consumption, imports and exports, million Eur and thousand units

KITCHEN FURNITURE IMPORTS
Imports of kitchen furniture by country and by geographical area
Major foreign kitchen furniture manufacturers present on the German market

KITCHEN FURNITURE DISTRIBUTION IN GERMANY
Distibution Channels (furniture chains, contract/building trade, DIY, Direct sales, Mail order/ e-commerce, Kitchen specialists, Furniture shops)
Major Players: main brands, total number of associates, associated in Germany, total number of outlets, number of outlets in Germany (when available) for the following categories:

  • Kitchen Dealers Associations
  • Non-Spezialized Buying Groups
  • Furniture Dealers Associations (“Konditionsverbände”)
  • Independent furniture chains
  • Mail order, e-commerce and DIY

Share of kitchen furniture in major outlets
Geographical location of retailers nationwide

TOP GERMAN KITCHEN FURNITURE MANUFACTURERS
Major kitchen furniture manufacturers (sales and market shares)
Number of kitchen sets produced in a sample of companies
Market segments (luxury, upper, upper-medium, medium, medium-low, first price)
Product trends

  • Cabinet doors (lacquered, solid wood, decorative paper, thermoplastic foil, melamine paper, glass, aluminium, veneer, laminated)
  • Worktop Material (engeneered stone, wood, solid surfaces, glass, tiles, laminated)

BUILT-IN APPLIANCE MARKET, BASIC DATA
Distribution channels (kitchen and furniture specialists, appliances sotres, mail order and department stores, DIY), product types (hobs, ovens, MW ovens, cooker hoods, cooling, dishwashers)
Estimated market for mid-high end and high end built-in appliances
Market shares for mid-high end and high end built-in appliances by brand and by distribution network

SECTOR FAIRS

APPENDIX

The value of the German kitchen furniture market (at retail prices) was about Eur 4,200 million in 2009.

The relevance of buying groups is the major difference, in terms of distribution channels, between Germany and the other European countries. Both large chains and individual shops may be formally organized in buying groups, considering the kitchen market specifically, buying groups can be classified into three categories: kitchen dealers associations, furniture dealers buying groups, furniture dealers associations. In Germany one of the oldest buying groups is EK Servicegroup which was founded in 1925, while A plus, established in 2008, is one of the most recent group.

CSIL report Kitchen furniture distribution in Germany offers an overview of the kitchen furniture retail industry in Germany and it includes short profiles of major kitchen furniture distributors broken down by kitchen dealers associations, non specialized buying groups, furniture dealers associations, independent furniture chains, mail order, e-commerce and DIY. Kitchen shares in a selection of major furniture outlets, as well as the geographical location of distributors nationwide are also given. Analysis of home furniture imports by country, an overview of top German kitchen furniture manufacturers, and product trends (cabinet doors, worktop materials) are also provided.

Addresses of about 120 companies mentioned in the report are included.

Germany. Breakdown of kitchen furniture sales by distribution channel

Abstract of Table of Contents

METHODOLOGY

DRIVING FORCES FOR DEMAND
Macroeconomic indicators (among the others: population, GDP, consumption expenditure, residential building permits)

BASIC DATA AND ACTIVITY TREND
Production, consumption, imports and exports, million Eur and thousand units

KITCHEN FURNITURE IMPORTS
Imports of kitchen furniture by country and by geographical area
Major foreign kitchen furniture manufacturers present on the German market

KITCHEN FURNITURE DISTRIBUTION IN GERMANY
Distibution Channels (furniture chains, contract/building trade, DIY, Direct sales, Mail order/ e-commerce, Kitchen specialists, Furniture shops)
Major Players: main brands, total number of associates, associated in Germany, total number of outlets, number of outlets in Germany (when available) for the following categories:

  • Kitchen Dealers Associations
  • Non-Spezialized Buying Groups
  • Furniture Dealers Associations (“Konditionsverbände”)
  • Independent furniture chains
  • Mail order, e-commerce and DIY

Share of kitchen furniture in major outlets
Geographical location of retailers nationwide

TOP GERMAN KITCHEN FURNITURE MANUFACTURERS
Major kitchen furniture manufacturers (sales and market shares)
Number of kitchen sets produced in a sample of companies
Market segments (luxury, upper, upper-medium, medium, medium-low, first price)
Product trends

  • Cabinet doors (lacquered, solid wood, decorative paper, thermoplastic foil, melamine paper, glass, aluminium, veneer, laminated)
  • Worktop Material (engeneered stone, wood, solid surfaces, glass, tiles, laminated)

BUILT-IN APPLIANCE MARKET, BASIC DATA
Distribution channels (kitchen and furniture specialists, appliances sotres, mail order and department stores, DIY), product types (hobs, ovens, MW ovens, cooker hoods, cooling, dishwashers)
Estimated market for mid-high end and high end built-in appliances
Market shares for mid-high end and high end built-in appliances by brand and by distribution network

SECTOR FAIRS

APPENDIX

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