Analysis of the Demand for Kitchen Furniture in the Italian Market

DUBLIN, Ireland--()--Sept. 20, 2006--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c42285) has announced the addition of The Italian Market for Kitchen Furniture 2006 to their offering

This report offers a comprehensive picture of the kitchen furniture sector in Italy, providing trends and forecasts in kitchen furniture production and consumption, kitchen furniture imports and exports, kitchens' prices, marketing policies and distribution. It also considers the share of built-in appliances on kitchens' supply.

The report provides a breakdown of kitchen furniture consumption in Italy by cabinet door finishing (laminated, solid wood, veneer, lacquered, aluminum), by cabinet door color and style (classic, rustic, modern), and by worktop material (laminated, stone, steel, synthetic materials, wood, tiles).

Trends of kitchens' prices and data on productive concentration and employment are also provided. Kitchen furniture sales by Italian region and province, price range.

The analysis of distribution channels for kitchen furniture covers: furniture stores, kitchens stores, direct sales/craftsmen, large scale furniture distribution.

A breakdown of Italian kitchen furniture exports is provided by country and geographical area.

Addresses of 87 kitchen furniture companies are also included.

Among the considered products: kitchen furniture (kitchens), kitchen cabinets, kitchen furniture with built-in appliances, kitchen furniture without built-in appliances (free standing kitchens), laminated kitchens, solid wood kitchens, veneer kitchens, lacquered kitchens, aluminum kitchens, classic kitchens, rustic kitchens, modern kitchens, upper range kitchens, middle range kitchens, economic range kitchens, kitchen cabinet doors, laminated worktops, stone worktops, steel worktops, worktops in synthetic materials, wood worktops, tiles worktops, built-in appliances, electrical appliances, ovens, hobs (cookers), hoods, refrigerators, dishwashers.

Sources of Information:

This report is based on original research, undertaken by the author's team of in-house researchers. Sources include: personal and telephone interviews, trade magazines, trade associations, company annual reports, product brochures, directories, author's databases, official statistical sources.

Topics Covered

The Italian kitchen furniture sector: basic data and performance

Production, consumption, imports and exports of kitchen furniture, 1999-2005 and 2006 forecast

Production, consumption, imports and exports of kitchen furniture, by price range

Share of built-in appliances on kitchens' supply, by price range, 2003-2005

Italy: demand for kitchen furniture

Kitchen furniture consumption, 1994-2005 and 2006 forecasts

Kitchen furniture prices, 1990-2005

Breakdown of kitchen furniture consumption in Italy by:

- Price range (upper-end, upper to middle, middle, economic)

- Geographical area (North West, North East, Center, South and islands)

Breakdown of kitchen furniture sales by:

- Province

- Cabinet door finishing (laminated, solid wood, veneer, lacquered, aluminium)

- Cabinet door style (classic, design, modern, rustic)

- Cabinet door color (white, neutral color, vivid color)

- Cabinet door lacquering (opaque, bright, metallized)

- Worktop material (laminated, stone, steel, synthetic materials, wood, tiles)

Italy: the built-in appliances

Share of built-in appliances on kitchens' sales 1996-2005, by:

- Price range (upper-end, upper to middle, middle, economic)

- Product type (ovens and hobs, hoods, refrigerators, dishwashers)

Italy: international trade of kitchen furniture

Italian exports of kitchen furniture by country and geographical area

Market shares of kitchen furniture exports for the top 10 countries of destination

Italian imports of kitchen furniture by country and geographical area

The Italian kitchen furniture sector: companies, investments, distribution

Companies, employees, productivity, productive concentration

Investments in promotion, machinery and product design

Breakdown of kitchen furniture sales by distribution channel:

- Furniture stores, kitchens stores, direct sales/craftsmen, large scale furniture distribution

The Italian kitchen furniture sector: competitive system

Short company profiles of major kitchen furniture manufacturers

50 major Italian kitchen furniture manufacturers: turnover, market share

Major Italian exporters of kitchen furniture: turnover, export share

40 major Italian kitchen furniture manufacturers: breakdown of turnover by price range

Major Italian kitchen furniture manufacturer by price range: turnover, market share

40 major Italian kitchen furniture manufacturers, breakdown of turnover by door finishing:

- Laminated, solid wood, veneer, lacquered, aluminum

Major Italian kitchen furniture manufacturers by door finishing: turnover, market share

Major Italian kitchen furniture manufacturers by geographical area: turnover, market share

Appendix:

Addresses of 87 Italian kitchen furniture companies

The Companies Mentioned Include:

A&G Bontempi Cucine, Archeos, Biefbi Cucine, Bravo, Cesar Arr.ti, Concorde, Desi Mobili, Di Iorio, Elmar, Eurosole, Fiamberti Cucine Componibili, Futura Cucine, Gemal Cucine, Global, Home, Kitchen, Laca, Linea Quattro, Mia Cucine, Mobilcucina, Nova Cucina, Nuova Vitali Cucine, Oikos Cucine, Polaris, Profim-Florida Cucine, Record Cucine, Rinaldi, Sabato, Stedilman, Stil Cucine, Toncelli Cucine, Torchetti Cucine Componibili, Valcucine, Veneta Cucine, Zappalorto, Zecchinon.

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Laura Wood
Fax: +353 1 4100 980
press@researchandmarkets.com