RESTON, VA — According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Assn. monthly Trend of Business Survey, cabinet sales for April 2008 decreased 9.5% compared to sales for April 2007. Stock cabinet sales decreased 21.2% and custom sales decreased 3.7%, while semi-custom sales increased 0.7%.
The year-to-date sales show a decrease of 10.3%, with stock sales down 20.2%, semi-custom sales down 0.7%, and custom sales down 7.3%.
Survey participants include stock, semi-custom and custom companies whose combined sales represent over 50% of the U.S. cabinet market. KCMA is the major trade association for manufacturers of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities, and suppliers of goods and services to the industry.
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