Research and Markets: UK Annual Forecasts 2012-17: Homewares Study Featuring Market Leader John Lewis

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "UK Annual Forecasts 2012-17: Homewares" report to their offering.

Verdict Research: Retail Futures provides dynamic, accurate forecasts for the homewares market. Data includes market demand and price pressures - with full explanation of assumptions made - every year to 2017. The sub-sectors forecasted within homewares include textiles & soft furnishings and household hardware & lighting

Plan your pricing strategies by understanding the course inflation will take over the next five years in the two homewares sub-sectors. Develop your decision making around accurate forecasts for each homewares sub-sector and understand which sub-sectors have the most growth potential. Create long term business plans based on impact of economic factors on homewares, and how these are set to change over the next two years. Plan for the future by analysing upcoming events which will have an impact on homewares expenditure

Growth in homewares is linked closely to the UK housing market, which remains largely suppressed both in terms of average values and transaction volumes. While the housing market is weak, growth will remain difficult for homewares retailers as they try to encourage shoppers with restricted budgets so spend on discretionary purchases

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Homewares Summary

Homewares Growth To Remain Anaemic Until 2014

Housing Market Continues To Impact Spending;

Grocers Have Scaled Back On Non-Food Expansion;

Sales Driven By Pent Up Spending But Impact Will Be Limited And Short Lived;



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