Cabinet sales surge overall; custom cabinet sales rise nearly 18%

Cabinet sales across the board grew substantially in March 2022 as compared to March of 2021. Sales increases were even greater comparing March 2022 to February 2022, with sales in each category growing by more than 20 percent.

According to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey, participating cabinet manufacturers reported an increase in overall cabinet sales of 11.3% for March 2022 compared to the same month in 2021.

March 2022 sales increases over March 2021:

  • Overall sales up 11.3%
  • Custom sales up 17.4%
  • Semi-custom up 3.3%
  • Stock sales up by 15.7%
  • Estimated cabinet quantity decreased 2.8%

The month-to-month comparison (March 2022 to February 2022) showed strong increases:

  • Overall sales up 22.9%
  • Custom sales up 20.6%
  • Semi-custom up 23.2%
  • Stock sales up 23.2%

Estimated cabinet quantity increased 22.3%

Survey participants include stock, semi-custom and custom companies whose combined sales represent approximately 75% of the U.S. kitchen cabinet and bath vanity market. KCMA is the major trade association for kitchen cabinet and bath vanity manufacturers and key suppliers of goods and services to the industry. KCMA has been compiling and reporting industry sales data for more than forty years.


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