Industry Sales by Quarter 2008 Q1 to 2015 Q1 Furniture & Bedding
The Industry continued its steady growth in the first quarter of this year. A 7.7% increase over the same quarter last year resulted in Furniture and Bedding sales totaling $22.7 billion. Compared to the previous 4th quarter of 2014, sales were up slightly 0.75%.
Furniture (excluding Bedding) increased 7.2% over 2014 Q4, but was down 1.68% over quarter 4 of last year. After a typical 4th quarter slump last year, Bedding grew 10.2% compared to Q1 of last year and 16.3% over Q4 of 2014.
The chart above shows quarter to quarter industry performance from 2012 Q1 through the first quarter of 2015.
First quarter combined Furniture and Bedding industry sales of $22.7 billion were a 7.7% improvement over $21.1 billion from the same quarter in 2014. Compared to last quarter (2014 Q4) sales improved 0.75%/
Furniture (excluding Bedding) increased 7.2% with sales of $19.2 Billion in 2015 Q1 – up from $17.9 Billion in 2014 Q1.
Bedding had an impressive quarter with sales of $3.48 billion, up 10.2% over first quarter sales last year of $3.15 billion.