About 200 reports

China’s demand for Houseware has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next decade, both production and demand will continue to grow. The Chinese economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, import & export, consumer consumption...

  • Houseware
  • China
  • Houseware Revenue
  • Houseware Expenditure

Home and garden posted positive value growth in Germany in 2020, with COVID-19 having an overall positive impact on most of its categories. Lockdown measures imposed by the German government drove sales of premium, high-quality home furnishings and homewares and it also encouraged DIY projects, leading to increasing demand for home improvement...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Germany
  • Houseware Revenue
  • Home Sales

Home and garden retail current value sales expanded at their fastest rate in seven years during 2020, with COVID-19 playing a crucial role in this. The negative effect of the economic shock of the pandemic, which led some local consumers to postpone purchases of big-ticket items was more than offset by the fact that, with consumers spending...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • South Africa
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

In 2020, home and garden registered double-digit value growth, exceeding the value CAGR demonstrated over the review period. Retail outlets closed at the beginning of the national lockdown, which affected sales negatively. However, when these reopened for business, home and garden stores made sales that compensated for and exceeded the losses...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall, home and garden experienced declining current value sales in 2020 as a result of the pandemic due to closures of store-based specialists, a lockdown in Q1 2020 which restricted consumers’ movement outside of the home, and increasing price sensitivity as a result of decreasing disposable incomes which forced many consumers to prioritise...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

The overall effect of COVID-19 on home and garden retail current value sales was positive in 2020. The rate of growth in retail current value sales of home improvement rose at its fastest rate in a decade. Locked-down consumers had more time to spend on DIY projects, with more consumers becoming involved in DIY for the first time. Home...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Canada
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Retail current value sales in home and garden declined for the first time in more than a decade during 2020. The economic shock of the pandemic had a significant negative effect on consumer confidence. This led many local consumers to reduce their discretionary spending, with purchases of big-ticket items, such as home furnishings, postponed...

  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall, home and garden posted a sluggish performance in Switzerland in 2020. Although home improvement and gardening performed well, it was not enough to compensate for the strong decline in homewares and home furnishings. The main reasons for the decline stemmed from the pandemic, including store closures and lockdowns. Furthermore, some...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Switzerland
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Sweden has been an outlier to terms of its handling of COVID-19, with little restrictions in place. For the most part, guidelines rather than rules were put in place, with for instance people encouraged rather than obliged to work from home. Home and Garden in Sweden report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of market...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Sweden
  • Northern Europe
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

As a result of the emergence of the pandemic in Spain in 2020, the government declared a State of Emergency in mid-March in an effort to control the spread of the virus. This prompted the introduction of a lockdown which saw most of the country’s population confined to their homes for approximately two months although various restrictions...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • E-Commerce
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall, home and garden in the Netherlands performed very well amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in 2020. Even though consumers were locked down in spring 2020, most retailers stayed open, including home improvement and gardening stores. Despite this, e-commerce sales still boomed in 2020. In general, Dutch consumers are pretty familiar...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • E-Commerce
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

COVID-19 was a further challenge to the already troubled Russian economy in 2020 and it especially impacted purchasing power among the population. Purchasing power has in fact been declining since 2014-2015, thus eroding the general potential of home and garden products in the country. Home and Garden in Russia report offers a comprehensive...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Russia
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

The COVID-19 lockdowns largely kept social activity and households at home for the summer months in the United Kingdom in 2020. Many households undertook gardening, as a way to pass the time and keep entertained. The prolonged summer period boosted sales in all gardening sub-categories. These surges carried on throughout the year; with indoor...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • United Kingdom
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall, home and garden experienced positive constant value sales growth in 2020 as a result of the growing focus on the importance of the home. During the COVID-19 lockdowns, consumers largely kept social activities and work at home for a prolonged period. The home seclusion and heightened hygiene awareness led many US consumers to do more...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Residential Real Estate
  • United States
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Home and garden sales plunged in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There was a steep decline in foot traffic in brick and mortar retailers when the Philippine government imposed limited store hours and other restrictions in an effort to control the spread of the virus, with a nationwide lockdown in effect from mid-March to mid-May. Home...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Philippines
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Brazil had witnessed the most severe economic crisis in its history over 2015-2016, with unseen unemployment rates and strong GDP decline. As the country struggled to recover growth due to political and fiscal instability, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Brazilian market hard, driving down real GDP and consumers’ purchasing power even more. Home...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Brazil
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

In 2020 there was a growth spike for all areas within home and garden in Australia, with home improvement seeing the most substantial growth. This reflected the fact that consumers were confined to their homes during lockdown and sought to improve their living spaces as a result. Moreover, disposable income that would normally be spent on...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

To curb the spread of COVID-19 in Singapore, authorities implemented a circuit breaker period during which lockdown restrictions applied, preventing social activities and limiting the operations of businesses around the country. Within homewares and home furnishings, therefore, COVID-19 lockdown measures caused a considerable decline in store-based...

  • E-Commerce
  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Singapore
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Home and garden experienced a marginal improvement in 2020 in terms of value growth compared to the declines recorded by the market over much of the review period. Unlike many other countries, Taiwan did not enter into a national lockdown after the global outbreak of COVID-19, although local consumers experienced various initial restrictions...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

While less negatively affected than some other industries, home and garden registered a fall in retail current value sales over 2020. However, gardening received a boost and home improvement was less impacted than homewares and home furnishings by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Italy. Home and Garden in Italy report offers...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

In 2020 overall, home and garden in Romania will respond well to the COVID-19 pandemic as current value sales rise. The main reason for this is because lockdown and the ongoing restrictions have made Romanians more mindful of investing in their outdoor spaces and the importance of the comfort of their home. As a result, consumers have begun...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • E-Commerce
  • Romania
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Home and garden will respond well to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 overall as current value sales rise notably. The main reason for this has been a result of consumers spending more time at home during lockdown and therefore wanting to make their homes and gardens more enjoyable. Home and Garden in Poland report offers a comprehensive...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Poland
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

The Malaysian home and garden market witnessed a marked fall in sales in 2020 as restrictions imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 and related economic uncertainty undermined demand in several categories. Home and Garden in Malaysia report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of market demand at a national level....

  • E-Commerce
  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Malaysia
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Home seclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic had a positive impact on many categories in home and garden, with gardening, home furnishings and homewares all recording stronger retail current value growth in 2020 than their retail current value CAGR over the review period. This was due to the dramatic lifestyle changes that South Koreans underwent...

  • E-Commerce
  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • South Korea
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall home and garden witnessed a significant double-digit current value decline in 2020, with falling sales seen across almost all categories due to COVID-19. The complete lockdown of the country for two months in the first half of the year to prevent the spread of the virus limited consumers’ opportunity to shop, which had a notable negative...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • India
  • Asia
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Disposable Income

The emergence of the pandemic in France and the subsequent lockdowns and ongoing movement restrictions benefited many areas of home and garden in 2020 due to a strong home seclusion trend. Remote working and studying measures, the closure of foodservice dine-in options or general greater free time during the year refocused many consumers priorities...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • France
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

The overall impact of COVID-19 on home and garden retail current value sales during 2020 was negative. The pandemic led to the closure of ‘non-essential’ retail outlets for an extended period during the second quarter of the year, while the economic shock it engendered drove a sharp increase in unemployment. This weighed on consumer confidence,...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Thailand
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

After seeing negligible retail current value increases during most of the review period, home and garden turned to stronger growth in 2020, due to the impact of COVID-19. All categories saw better performances than in any other year of the review period, with home seclusion being the main factor leading to higher growth rates. Home...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Japan
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall, home and garden posted a marginal increase in retail current value sales over 2020, although the industry witnessed a mixed performance in terms of categories. Gardening and homewares benefited significantly from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the subsequent measures to stem the spread of the virus in Mexico. Both categories...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Overall home and garden turned from double-digit current value growth in 2019 to a slow decline in 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic which hit the country from March 2020. Amongst the main factors hampering growth were the slowing down of the housing and property market in the country, and the lower disposable incomes of consumers...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • Indonesia
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue