Fitted Kitchens 2013 - Market Report

 Published On: May, 2013 |  Published By: Key Note | Format: PDF
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This Market Report examines the fitted kitchens industry in the UK. Three main sectors make up the fitted kitchens industry. These are kitchen appliances, which includes cooking, cooling and washing appliances; fitted kitchen furniture, including cupboards and cabinets, but not covering tables and chairs; and sinks and worktops. Kitchen appliances make up over two-thirds of the total market. In addition, it is the sole segment that has grown on an annual basis since the recession hit in 2007/2008. Sales are being driven by demand for multi-purpose appliances and environmentally-friendly machines that will help consumers save on their utility bills. Consumers are willing to pay more money for these appliances that are durable and feature the latest gadgets in the market. Overall, in 2012, the market grew by 2%.

Foreword
Executive Summary
Market Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
Kitchen Appliances
Fitted Kitchen Furniture
Sinks and Worktops
MARKET TRENDS
Shrinking Household Sizes
The Property Market
Falling Disposable Incomes
Personalised Kitchens
Rising Popularity of Cooking and Baking
Kitchen Appliances
Fitted Kitchen Furniture
Sinks and Worktops
ECONOMIC TRENDS
MARKET POSITION
The UK
Overseas
Market Size
THE TOTAL MARKET
BY MARKET SECTOR
Kitchen Appliances
Fitted Kitchen Furniture
Sinks and Worktops
OVERSEAS TRADE
General Overview
Exports
Imports
Industry Background
RECENT HISTORY
NUMBER OF COMPANIES
EMPLOYMENT
REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE
DISTRIBUTION
Specialist Stores
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
LEGISLATION
KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances
British Furniture Manufacturers
FIRA International
Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialists Association
Competitor Analysis
THE MARKETPLACE
MARKET LEADERS
BGH Kitchens Ltd (formerly the Bernstein Group)
BandQ PLC
Howden Joinery Ltd
IKEA Ltd
Magnet Ltd
Rixonway Kitchens Ltd
The Symphony Group PLC
Other Companies
APPLIANCE MANUFACTURERS
Electrolux UK
Indesit Company UK Ltd
Whirlpool UK
Other Companies
MARKETING ACTIVITY
Exhibitions and Trade Shows
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
Buying Behaviour
INTRODUCTION
THE HOUSING MARKET
CONSUMER PENETRATION
Kitchen Furniture
Appliances
Current Issues
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
BandQ
Howdens Joinery
IKEA
Rixonway
Whirlpool
Others
LEGISLATIVE CHANGES
EU Regulation No/
WEEE and RoHS Directives Extended
TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN APPLIANCES
Induction Hobs
'Heart of the Home' Concept Kitchen by Electrolux
The Use of Smartphones
CORPORATE ACTIVITY
Howdens Joinery Ltd
IKEA Ltd
The Global Market
THE GLOBAL FURNITURE MARKET
THE GLOBAL APPLIANCES MARKET
Forecasts
INTRODUCTION
General Economic Forecasts
The Housing Market
FORECASTS TO
By Market Sector
MARKET GROWTH
FUTURE TRENDS
The Property Market
An Emphasis on Quality
The Growing Importance of Customer Service
Company Profiles
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITIONS
Turnover (Sales)
Pre-Tax Profit
Profit Margin
Average Remuneration
Sales per Employee
FURTHER INFORMATION
BandQ PLC
Previous Name and Date of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
ELECTROLUX PLC
Previous Name and Date of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
HOWDEN JOINERY LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
IKEA LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
INDESIT COMPANY UK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
MAGNET LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
RIXONWAY KITCHENS LTD
Previous Name and Date of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
THE SYMPHONY GROUP PLC
Previous Name and Date of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
WHIRLPOOL (UK) LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Brand Information
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
Further Sources
Associations
Publications
General Sources
Government Publications
Other Sources
Key Note Sources
Key Note Ltd
Understanding Consumer Survey Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region
Key Note Research
The Key Note Range of Reports

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