5 Key Trends in the Furniture Industry for 2021 and Beyond

Continued growth in building construction and rising disposable income levels have boosted the demand for furniture in the U.S. in recent years.  

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights

Top 6 Things to Know About the $30 Billion Sleep Aids Market

As obesity rates climb and Americans age, more people are developing sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and other sleep disorders. Plus, stress in 2020 related to the presidential election, Covid-19 pandemic and recession are all contributing to more sleepless nights.

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5 Trends in Outdoor Living Spaces That We'll See This Year

As summer approaches, trends in outdoor living spaces pique the interest of anyone looking to upgrade or remodel the exterior spaces of their homes. Outdoor living has taken on a new level of importance for people in light of events over the past year, with most people spending much more time at home.

Topics: House & Home Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights

DIY Home Improvement Industry Booms During COVID-19

Americans spent more time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they didn’t just sit on the couch and watch Netflix. Many residents went to work renovating their homes, leading to record home improvement spending.

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Office Furniture Industry Expected to Recover from COVID Slump

The demand for office furniture dipped during the COVID-19 pandemic as economic activity slowed and employees transitioned to working remotely. Businesses had little incentive to purchase furniture for empty workspaces.

Topics: House & Home Business Services & Administration Industry Insights

Winners and Losers in the Consumer Goods Industry During Q4-2020

International trade data can represent an accurate barometer of the state of the health of the global economy, even more so in the current extraordinary circumstances, that require up-to-date monitoring for companies involved in international business.

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Home Food Gardening Surges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Before the pandemic, Becca Knoblock used to leave her house before 7 a.m. and white-knuckle her way through downtown Denver’s heavy I-25 traffic on her daily commute. Now that she works from home, she starts each day with a cup of coffee outside, where she takes a few minutes to tend her garden.

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Smart Kitchen Appliances Market Expected to Witness Robust Growth

The kitchen has always been the heart of the home. During the last three decades, it has become a fast-growing space for technological advancements, and the increasing number of smart appliances is a testimony to this ongoing trend. Smart appliances are expected to witness further improvement in the future and are creating a demand for home automation systems.

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4 Trends to Watch in the Gardening and Landscaping Industry

Demographic shifts and lifestyle changes are creating new opportunities in the gardening and landscaping industry, according to Jennifer Mapes-Christ, manager of the consumer & commercial products team at The Freedonia Group.

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Tattoo Parlors & Tattoo Removal Is Now a Booming $3 Billion Industry

Tattoos and body art in the U.S. have soared in popularity lately, especially among Millennials, fueling an industry comprised of 20,000 tattoo parlors or studios. The industry, which also includes body piercing and tattoo removal, is estimated to be worth $3 billion, and is growing strongly.

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