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Fast Fact: Brick and Mortar Share of Furniture Sales Fall from 94% in 2009 to 77% in 2018
Despite predictions that the rate of e-commerce growth in the furniture industry would slow, e-commerce sales have continued at over 20% annually in recent years, according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
In 2018, furniture and bedding sales by brick and mortar stores (non-internet) totaled $87 billion compared to $23.9 billion for e-commerce and $1.9 billion from mail order houses.
E-commerce continues to gain a greater share of the furniture industry – jumping from 3.8% of sales in 2009 to 21.2% in 2018. Brick and mortar share of total sales fell from a 93.5% in share in 2009 to 77.1% in 2018.
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