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The rapid development of the home office furniture segment is among the opportunities for manufacturers generated in these challenging times of pandemic. However, the evolution experienced over the last decade underlines an important contradiction: despite the number of people working at home has been increasing year by year at a world level, office furniture manufacturers progressively reduced the creation of specific office furniture products for teleworkers.
‘Home Office Furniture in Europe’, a brand new report by CSIL (September 2020), analyses the home office furniture market in Europe, basic data, evolution and sales by country, forecasts, demand, drivers, distribution channels, and competitive system.
Through a series of online and oﬄine activities Furniture China and Maison Shanghai create a new Online + Oﬄine trading mode to promote the development of the furniture industry
With the Covid-19 pandemic that remains a global challenge, the 45th edition of CIFF Guangzhou will be the first large-scale furniture trade fair that will be held in Asia in 2020.
A business platform that will feature the best brands selected by the organizers, in order to present eye-catching design products with innovative concepts that are in line with the latest trends of a rapidly evolving market. The China Import and Export Fair Complex will be filled and animated by the presence of various events and themed exhibitions developed in collaboration with important leading partners of the sector.
CSIL Market Research has recently published results of a survey on a sample of one hundred office furniture dealers for an in-depth analysis of supply activity for small accounts in Europe.
The perspective of this research is not restricted to understanding the furnishing of office spaces but it has been conceived for a wider panorama of activities, like furniture for small hotels, B&B, bar/restaurants, co-working, and individual offices.
CSIL is working on the 18th edition of the report ‘The world upholstered furniture industry’ (formerly ‘Upholstered furniture: world market outlook’) which will be published on June 15, 2020.
Together with the usual overview of the global upholstered furniture industry, the 70 summary Country tables, and the profiles of the leading global manufacturers of the segment, this year edition will also provide:
- A detailed analysis of the Top 20 world upholstered furniture markets
- Upholstered furniture consumption forecasts that will take into account the results of CSIL evaluation of the Covid-19 pandemic’s effects on the furniture sector worldwide.
Latest News about CSIL furniture industry Research
- Available publications and Updates
- Coming soon studies – Upholstered furniture, Office furniture, Mattresses, World furniture outlook
- Special Reports and Trends – Working from home furniture
- Impact of Covid-19 on the Furniture Market
Re-conversion of production, re-thinking of communication, digital options and agile working. The furniture industry is modulating business to face the Covid-19 outbreak.
It was 2000 when CSIL approached the analysis of the working-from-home furniture segment for the first time.
Now we are back to study this segment and results of our research work will be published within June 2020.
The 45th edition of China International Furniture Fair (CIFF Guangzhou), originally scheduled for March, is postponed to July 18-21, 2020 (Home Furniture/Home Décor/Outdoor Leisure) and July 27-30, 2020 (Office Show and CIFM / interzum Guangzhou).
Physical stores, flexibility and growth of e-commerce for the furniture industry. What is crucial today for furniture retailers in Europe?
The diffusion and the new possibilities opened by digital technologies do not simply entail the emergence of a new distribution channel, the online one, but also led to a major change in consumers’ purchasing patterns, which affects both pure online retailers and brick-and-mortar ones.
CSIL senior partner Mauro Spinelli will give a speech at the 2020 edition of OLMeet - Officelayout Meeting in Milan.
| NEW DATE AND LOCATION |
OFFICELAYOUT MEETING 2020
July 1st 2020 - h 8.30
at Spazio MIL
Milan, Via Luigi Granelli 1
The Covid-19 outbreak has challenged the world business landscape with consequences that vary widely from country to country, mainly depending on the ability to mobilize resources to assist in the recovery and the opportunity to stimulate local consumption after the lockdown. At CSIL, we are investing in an ongoing evaluation of the pandemic's impact on the furniture market scenario and in supporting our clients with the latest data and valuable insights. Find out our research reports and feel free to contact us for more details