RESTON, Va. - Cabinet sales rose 3.7% in October compared to 2016 figures, following a drop in September. According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey, stock cabinet sales in October grew 5.8%, semi-custom sales increased 1.0%, while custom cabinet sales also rose 5.4% compared to the same period last year.
Year-to-date sales continue to be strong, with total cabinetry sales up 2.9%. Stock sales up 3.3% and semi-custom sales up 3.5% year-to-date, however custom have dipped slightly, down 0.6% compared to last year's sales through October. 2016 cabinet sales reached $6.8 billion, according to KCMA figures.
KCMA Trend of Business Survey participants include stock, semi-custom, and custom companies whose combined sales represent approximately 70% of the U.S. kitchen cabinet and bath vanity market. KCMA says 63% of its cabinet manufacturer members report sales below $10 million annually, reflecting the importance of small manufacturers in the industry.
KCMA is the major trade association for kitchen cabinet and bath vanity manufacturers and key suppliers of goods and services to the industry. The association has been compiling and reporting industry sales data for more than 40 years.
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