US Outdoor Furniture Industry

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US Outdoor Furniture Industry


This report analyzes the US market for Outdoor Furniture in US$ Million by the following Material Types: Metal, Plastic/Resin, Wicker/Rattan, Wood, and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 159 companies including many key and niche players such as Agio International Ltd., Brown Jordan, Casual Living, Gibraltar Furniture, Grosfillex North America, Hanamint Corp., Homecrest Industries Inc., Home Casual LLC, Kingsley-Bate, Ltd., Leisure Furniture & Powdercoating, Inc., Lloyd Flanders Industries, Inc., Mallin Casual Furniture, Meadowcraft, Inc., Modern Outdoor, O.W. Lee Company, Inc., and The Coleman Company, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.





Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

1. Metal I-3

2. Plastic/Resin I-3

3. Wicker/Rattan I-4

4. Wood I-4

5. Others I-4






A Peek into Furniture Industry II-1

Outdoor Furniture: A Curtain Raiser II-1

A Notoriously Fragmented Market II-2

Where's the Competition II-2

Rediscovering the Great American Backyard II-3

Table 1: US Market for Outdoor Structures (2011): Percentage

Breakup by Popularity (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

A Statement of Style & Imagination II-5

Changing Styles of Modern Living Extend Cues to Where the

Market is Heading II-5

Elegant Outdoor Furniture Moves In & Indoor Furniture Moves Out II-5

High-end Technology Grips Outdoor Furniture Design Space II-6

Innovative Fabrics Catch the Fancy of Homeowners II-6

Dynamic Nature of Garden Furniture Material II-6

Rise in Backyard Activities Puts the Market In-form for Growth II-6

Outdoor Living & Entertainment: A Leisure Trend of National

Proportions II-7

Getting Close to Nature II-8

Exquisite Home Interiors is no Longer Enough II-8

Outdoor Furniture: No Longer an Afterthought for Improving

Outdoor Comfort II-8

The "Stress" of Modern Lifestyles Lead to Greater Outdoor

Indulgence II-8

Metal Patio Furniture: For a Feel of Paris Under the Stars II-9

Wicker: A Timeless Tradition in Patio Furniture Style II-9

Patio Umbrellas: For a Very Becoming Protection Against the

Sun & Rain II-10

Outdoor Benches: A Part of the Must Have Outdoor Furniture

Collectables II-10

Hammocks: Envisioning the Ancient Caribbean Culture II-10

Garden Oasis Patio Furniture: For the Perfect Garden Refuge II-11

Innovative Weather Resistant Materials & Fabrics Help Fan the

Demand II-11

Factors Influencing Purchasing Decisions II-12



Changing Lifestyles: A Prime Stimulant II-13

Outdoor Furniture Not Spared by Fashion Fads II-13

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture Gains Prominence II-13

Rattan Furniture Gains Popularity II-13

Patio Glass Tabletops Fall Out of Favor II-14

Outdoor Throw Pillows Are In II-14

Comfort: A Crucible of Product Success II-14

Ergonomics: A Key Design Variable II-14

Premium Products Take On a High Profile II-15

Choices, Choices, and Choices II-15

Aluminum: The Most Popular Metal for Outdoor Furniture II-15

Who Says Resin Cannot Be Stylish & Indulgent? II-15

Demand for Certified Wood Products On the Rise II-16

Outdoor Furniture Made To Look & Feel Like Indoor Furniture II-16

Focus Shifts from Garden to Patios, Deck and Other Outdoor Areas II-16

Loggias: Ascending the Popularity Chart as an Ideal Outdoor

Living Space II-16

Residential Renovation: An Opportunity for Repeat Business II-16

Innovation in Full Steam II-17

Fabric Innovation from the Textile Industry II-17

Asia Garners a Huge Chunk of US Imports II-17

Table 2: US Imports of Outdoor Furniture (2001, 2006 & 2011):

Imports in US$ Million and Share of Asia-Pacific Region in US

Imports (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Vietnam Next in Line After China II-18

Consumer Demographic Profile II-18

The Dawn of the New Millennials II-18

Consumers Shift to Online Purchases II-18

Table 3: Consumer Online & Offline Purchasing Behavior: Year

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Young Homeowners Are Avid Users II-20

The Younger the Better II-20

Empty Nesters Represent a Lucrative Target II-20

Customers Become Increasingly Hard to Please II-20

Table 4: US Market for Outdoor Living Products (2011):

Percentage Breakdown by Consumer Popularity (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

What's Buzzing in the Retail Space? II-21

Table 5: Leading Outdoor Furniture Retailers in the US

(2007): Ranked by Value Sales in US$ Million (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Rise in Retailer Mergers and Insolvencies Worries Manufacturers II-22

Mass Retailers Unceremoniously Elbow Their Way Past Specialty

Retailers II-22

The Rising Potential of Home Improvement Stores II-23

Imports Help Retailers to Raise Profit Margin Without Losing

Business II-23

Noteworthy Issues & Challenges II-23

Climatic Conditions Influence Outdoor Furniture Sales II-23

Winter Sales Slump Forces Diversification II-23

Design Piracy: An Irksome Irritant II-23

China Turns On the Heat in the Domestic Market II-24



Outdoor Furniture: A Definition II-25

Types of Outdoor Furniture II-25

Outdoor Seating Products II-25

Park Benches II-25

Lawn Chairs II-25

Adirondack Chairs II-25

Patio Chairs II-25

Swings/Slings II-25

Outdoor Loveseat II-26

Settees II-26

Ottomans II-26

Toadstools II-26

Poolside Recliners or Garden Recliners II-26

Porch Swings & Rocker II-26

Outdoor Tables II-27

Picnic Tables II-27

Umbrellas/Parasol II-27

Patio Umbrellas II-27

Beach Umbrellas II-27

Outdoor Furniture Materials: A Peek Into the Raw Deal II-27

Metal II-28

Iron II-28

Aluminum II-28

Cast & Extruded Iron/Aluminum II-28

Steel II-28

Wood/Rattan II-29

Teak II-29

Oak II-29

Redwood II-29

Cedar II-29

Eucalyptus II-29

Roble II-30

Shorea II-30

Jarrah II-30

Pine II-30

Others II-30

Plastic/Resin II-30

Polymer II-31

Recycled Plastic II-31

Wicker II-31

Vinyl Wicker II-31

Natural Wicker II-31

Loom Wicker II-31

Rattan II-32

Cane II-32

Reed II-32

Bamboo II-32

Others II-32

Poly-wood Outdoor Furniture II-32

Popular Material Combinations II-33

Plastic-Metal II-33

Metal-Wood II-33

Wicker-Plastic II-33



Miami Corporation to Launch Outdoor Encore II-34 to Unveil North Shore Collection II-34

Cal Spa Rolls Out New Range of Cal Patio II-34

Didriks Launches New Designs from Vladimir Kagan and Barlow Tyrie II-34

Riverside Garden Centre Unveils New Range of Garden Furniture II-34

Interiors Launches New Collection for Outdoor Furnishings II-35

Disney and Agio International to Roll Out New Disney Resort

Outdoor Furniture Collection II-35

Simcoe Launches Outdoor Furniture II-35

Thomasville Rolls Out First Outdoor Furniture Line II-35



CPI Plastics Group Introduces the Eon Adirondack Collection II-36

RIO Brands Introduces Broad Range of Patio Furniture II-36

New Palladian Woven from Tropitone II-36

Tropitone Improves Outdoor Furnishing Portfolio II-36

Thos. Baker's Craftsman Collection Hits the Aisle II-37

Tropitone Unveils Stoneworks II-37

Woodard Debuts Wyatt Aluminum Mesh Collection II-37



Art Van Takes Over Jimmies Rustics II-38

HOM Furniture Acquires Seasonal Concepts II-38

Southern Sales Acquires Meadowcraft Assets II-38

Chair King Buys Ownership Stake in Furniture Concepts II-38

Furniture Brands International and Foremost Groups Sign

Licensing Agreement II-38

MarChem Coated Fabrics Changes Name to MarChem Customs Fabrics II-39

Carls Patio Establishes Two New Showrooms II-39

Nautica Apparel Licenses Vendor Development to Manufacture

Outdoor Home Furnishings Line II-39

Lloyd & Taylor Takes Over Fortunoff II-40

Craftmade Acquires Assets of Woodard II-40



Pfingsten, DuPont and HarbourVest Takes Over Tropitone II-41

SwimWays Acquires Breakthrough Technology of Renetto II-41

La-Z-Boy Collaborates with Brown Jordan II-41

O.W. Lee Partners with Outdoor Interiors to Introduce OW Lee

Outdoor Couture II-41

Brown Jordan International Snaps Up Assets of Sun Isle II-42

Palmetto Starts New Online Store II-42



Agio International Ltd. II-43

Brown Jordan II-43

Casual Living II-43

Gibraltar Furniture II-43

Grosfillex North America II-44

Hanamint Corp. II-44

Homecrest Industries, Inc. II-44

Home Casual LLC II-44

Kingsley-Bate, Ltd. II-45

Leisure Furniture & Powdercoating, Inc. II-45

Lloyd Flanders Industries, Inc. II-45

Mallin Casual Furniture II-45

Meadowcraft, Inc. II-46

Modern Outdoor II-46

O.W. Lee Company, Inc. II-46

The Coleman Company, Inc. II-47



Table 6: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Outdoor

Furniture Market by Material Type - Metal, Plastic/Resin,

Wicker/Rattan, Wood and Others Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through

2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48


Table 7: US Historic Review for Outdoor Furniture Market by

Material Type - Metal, Plastic/Resin, Wicker/Rattan, Wood and

Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49


Table 8: US 15-Year Perspective for Outdoor Furniture Market

by Material Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Metal, Plastic/Resin, Wicker/Rattan, Wood and Others for Years

2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50





Total Companies Profiled: 159



Region/Country Players


The United States 149

Canada 7

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 3





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