U.S. home furniture market expected to grow 6.14 percent annually through 2021
According to a new report "Home Furniture Market in the US 2017-2021" by Research and Market,  the home furniture market in the United States is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.14% during the period 2017-2021.
The report says that one driver in the market is improving residential construction market. The real estate industry in the United States is expected to drive the home furniture market in the next few years. This will be due to the increasing number of people engaging in household formation. There has been a significant rise in the number of women joining the workforce and living independently. As a result, there is a rising need for service apartments and single storey houses.
Home furniture includes beds and mattresses, tables and table tops, desks, chairs, storage cabinets, sofas, and other furniture that are used to make a house or building a comfortable place to live. With the rapid urbanization and improved standards of living, the need for furniture has increased considerably over the last few years.
One trend in the market is surging demand for eco-friendly furniture. The idea of green furniture or eco-friendly furniture was always prevalent. However, it is expected to gain momentum in the coming years owing to the rising demand for sustainable products from consumers.

Key vendors 

Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Rooms To Go
Mattress Firm

Other prominent vendors 

Berkshire Hathaway
Pier 1 Imports
Raymour & Flanigan
Sleep Number
Klaussner Home Furnishings
Ethan Allen
Bassett Furniture
Dorel Industries
Sauder Woodworking
Crate and Barrel
American Furniture Manufacturing

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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Woodworking Network editor. She has more than 20 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing, and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.