Top 10 UK Retailers: Furniture & Flooring Sector

Retail Economics publish a monthly UK Furniture and Flooring sector report that provides in-depth analysis on the latest retail data and consumer trends affecting the category. The report covers retail sales growth, region and category-specific economic insight, together with market share size and rankings for the UK's top ten Furniture and Flooring retailers:

UK Top 10 Furniture & Flooring Retailers by Market Share in 2018/19

1
Ikea continues to drive its credentials as an affordable furniture retailer. In June, they announced plans to build up to 162 affordable flatpack homes in Worth... Subscribe for more info >
2
DFS’s most recent acquisition Sofology has been the group’s star performer of late. They said like-for-like sales were up 6.6% during its first half, with onlin... Subscribe for more info >
3
Sainsbury’s Argos group performance, which suffered a 1.6% drop in like-for-like sales in the 16 weeks to 29 June, was dragged down by a 3.1% drop in total gene... Subscribe for more info >
4
John Lewis is looking to overhaul its home range in 2019/20. This includes driving its own-brand and exclusive home products to lessen John Lewis’s exposure to... Subscribe for more info >
5
B&Q UK and Ireland sales rose by 2.8% on both a like-for-like and total basis to £851m in its first quarter to 30 April. This came as parent Kingfisher noted th... Subscribe for more info >
6
Steinhoff’s UK and Europe subsidiary Pepkor reported a 14.2% increase in sales to €1.7bn in its half year to 31 March, driven by expansion in central Europe. Me... Subscribe for more info >
7
Dreams reported a fifth year of sales and profit growth in June. Total sales ramped up 2.9% to £309m in 2018, up by 1.9% on a like-for-like basis. Pre-tax profi... Subscribe for more info >
8
A number of high street retailers have looked at joining forces to drive footfall to stores and reduce costs. In May, Carpetright opened its first concession in... Subscribe for more info >
9
As homeowners opt to trade-down on big ticket items, value retailer ScS continues to shine. ScS reported that its underlying EBITDA increased 9.7% to £3.4m in i... Subscribe for more info >
10
Homebase rescued Bathstore from administration in July, saving more than 40 stores and the bathroom specialist’s website from collapse. The buyout came as Homeb... Subscribe for more info >

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Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis

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