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Major Consumer Home Furnishings Products: Dollar Growth Comparison 2000 to 2014 Q2


This factoid compares the dollar growth in personal consumption of three major home furnishings consumer products - Furniture, Major Household Appliances, and Televisions. 


The Television industry has more than doubled since 2000, growing 140%.  However most of that growth occurred before and during the recession.  Since the recession, the Furniture industry has outperformed both Televisions and Appliances, growing 15.2% since 2009 compared to 9.1% for Appliances and 3.3% for Televisions.



Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, “Personal Consumption Expenditures”





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