In this article, we will discuss the 17 Most Valuable Furniture Companies In The World. You can skip our industry overview and go directly to the 5 Most Valuable Furniture Companies In The World.
The global furniture market is a dynamic and highly competitive industry, with a variety of players ranging from small, local firms to large multinational corporations. The market has been growing in recent years due to increasing urbanization, rising disposable incomes, and a growing population.
According to Statista, the global furniture market was valued at $557 billion in 2022 and is forecasted to rise steadily to over $650.7 billion by 2027. Several major industry players are expanding their operations. For example, in 2022, Ashley Furniture, started work on its 50,000 sq. ft. fulfillment center in Arcadia, while IKEA is tapping into the Asian market by increasing the number of stores in countries like India, China, and the Philippines.
After the outbreak of COVID-19, with more people working from home and spending more time indoors, there has been a surge in demand for home office furniture, as well as furniture for home entertainment and relaxation areas. With the surge in e-commerce and online sales, many furniture sellers increased their investments in technology. For example, IKEA, the Swedish furniture giant that is popular for its in-store experience, is now taking this experience to the virtual world through IKEA Place.
Companies like Honeywell International Inc. (NASDAQ:HON) and MillerKnoll Inc (NASDAQ:MLKN) are already offering power-enabled and adjustable designs. In the future, we may see more of these furniture companies collaborating with technology companies to offer high-tech furniture products to customers. For example, LG has recently revealed their Puricare Aero Furniture, a table that doubles as an air-purifier with a mood-lighting feature. Moreover, MillerKnoll Inc (NASDAQ:MLKN) collaborated with Logitech G, a manufacturer of computer accessories, to create a gaming chair called Vantum. The tech company’s research enabled the furniture manufacturer to identify customer pain points and create a specialized product.
As in most other industries, the furniture industry has renewed its focus on sustainability measures. Positive developments have been made, such as Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) stating its intention to plant 6 million trees by the end of 2023 and La-Z-Boy Inc. publishing its first ESG Report. Consumers are also willing to buy more environmentally friendly products, as evidenced by the fact that the Indian furniture giant Godrej Interio was able to generate 47% of its revenue from environmentally friendly products in FY23.
Statista reports that in terms of revenue, US furniture market was the largest in the world, producing revenue of over $226.78 billion in 2021. You will also see that most of the companies on our list are from the USA. Sweden-based IKEA is the largest furniture company in the world while also being the leader in the Ready to Assemble segment, while Italian companies like Natuzzi, S.p.A (NYSE:NTZ) are popular in the luxury market segment.
To come up with the 17 most valuable furniture companies in the world, we used stock screeners to identify the biggest publicly traded furniture companies by market cap. For private companies, we browsed through industry research papers and other similar articles on the internet to identify the biggest private names. To estimate the market value of private companies, we have used a revenue multiple of 1.5x, which we believe is a fair multiple for the furniture industry.
Most Valuable Furniture Companies In The World
17. HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI)
Market Cap: $1.31 billion HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI) is a furniture company based in the United States. The company offers office and residential furniture products, including freestanding furniture systems, seating, storage, architectural products, a full line of wood, gas, pellet-fueled, and electric fireplaces, etc. HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI) operates an array of brands for both office and residential products. These brands include The HON Company, Design Public Group, OFM, Heat & Glo, Quadra-Fire, SimpliFire, and many more.
16. Nebraska Furniture Mart
Estimated Market Value: $1.65 billion
Annual Revenue 2021: $1.1 billion
Founded in 1937, Nebraska Furniture Mart is a home furnishing and household decor retailer. The company offers residential and office furniture. The product categories include home decor, home improvement, multimedia electronics, electronic appliances, kitchen and dining products, and outdoor furniture. Nebraska Furniture Mart owns and operates a total of 5 stores in Nebraska, Texas, Kansas City, and Iowa.
15. Bob’s Discount Furniture
Estimated Market Value: $1.80 billion
Annual Revenue 2021: $1.2 billion
Headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut, United States, Bob’s Discount Furniture is a home furniture retailer that provides sofas, tables and desks, stools, mattresses, dining room sets, home accents, cabinets, entertainment centers, etc. Bob’s Discount Furniture has over 160 stores in 24 states and territories in the United States. California has the most locations for Bob’s Discount Furniture in the US, with 27 stores in total.
14. Raymour & Flanigan
Estimated Market Value: $1.80 billion
Annual Revenue 2021: $1.2 billion
Founded in 1947, Raymour & Flanigan is an American furniture retailer that offers products like dining and living room sets, sectional sofas, accent chairs, recliners, TV stands, tables, cabinets, and other decorative products such as wall art, mirrors, lamps, hanging lights, and bedding accessories. The company also has a baby and kids section that provides products for bedrooms, playrooms, study furniture, etc. The company operates in the Northeastern region of America with over 130 stores.
13. MillerKnoll, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLKN)
Market Cap as of February 12, 2023: $1.73 billion
Headquartered in Michigan, United States, MillerKnoll Inc. (NASDAQ:MLKN) is involved in the manufacturing and distribution of interior furnishing worldwide. The operating segments of MillerKnoll Inc. (NASDAQ:MLKN) are Americas Contract, Global Retail, International Contract, and Knoll. The company provides office, residential, educational, and healthcare furniture solutions. These products are offered through various brand names such as Aeron, Mirra, Sayl, Knoll, etc. MillerKnoll Inc. (NASDAQ:MLKN) operates a total of 70 retail stores, including 35 DWR brand stores, 22 Herman Miller stores, 7 HAY brand stores, 3 Knoll, 2 Muuto, and 1 multi-brand Chicago store.
12. Arhaus, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARHS)
Market Cap as of February 12, 2023: $1.94 billion
Headquartered in Ohio, United States, Arhaus, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARHS) is a premium brand in the lifestyle and home furnishing market. The company offers products from a variety of categories that include furnishings for home office, bedroom, living room, and dining room. The company also offers outdoor furniture as well as textiles products such as hand-made indoor and outdoor rugs, bed linens, pillows, etc. Arhaus, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARHS) has an omnichannel distribution model to serve customers globally with a total of 71 traditional showrooms, 58 showrooms with in-home interior designing staff, 5 design studios, and 3 outlets.
11. Rooms To Go
Estimated Market Value: $3.30 billion
Annual Revenue 2021: $2.2 billion
Founded in 1990, Rooms to Go provides furniture, home decor, entertainment, and other products. The company offers low to moderate-priced and discounted furniture, both as standalone products and as a complete room package. Rooms to Go operates more than 250 stores and 6 distribution centers in over 11 states and territories.
10. Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (HVN.AX)
Market Cap as of February 12, 2023: $3.56 billion
Founded in 1962, Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (HVN.AX) is a leading Australian multinational retailer offering a wide range of high-quality products in categories such as electrical, computer, entertainment, furniture, bedding, kitchen, tiles, flooring, carpets, and bathroom. As of June 2022, Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (HVN.AX) owned and operated 195 franchises under the brand names Harvey Norman, Joyce Mayne, and Domayne in Australia. The bulk of the company’s revenue is generated in Australia.
9. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG)
Market Cap as of February 12, 2023: $4.49 billion
Founded in 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG) is an American company that designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and components for homes and automobiles. The operating segments are divided into specialized products; bedding products; and flooring, textile, and furniture products. The company’s product portfolio includes adjustable beds, flooring underlayment, automobile seat support and lumbar systems, specialty bedding foam, private-label completed mattresses, and components for home and office furniture. Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG) comprises 15 business units and more than 130 production facilities in 170 countries.
8. Mattress Firm Inc
Estimated Market Value: $6.60 billion
Annual Revenue 2021: $4.4 billion
Founded in 1986, Mattress Firm Inc is an American–based omnichannel specialty retailer. With over 700 products, the company specializes in beds, bed frames, mattresses, mattress protectors, pillows, sofa mats, and box springs. The company has over 2,300 stores across 49 states in America that can be found through its store locator service.
7. Kingfisher plc (KGF.L)
Market Cap as of February 12, 2023: $6.54 billion
Headquartered in the city of Westminster, UK, Kingfisher plc (KGF.L) is a multinational retailing corporation that offers products and services related to home improvement. The product line of the company comprises building supplies, hardware, garden items, and home decor. Kingfisher plc (KGF.L) operates over 1,500 stores in eight countries throughout Europe under the brand names Castorama, B&Q, Screwfix, Tradepoint, Koçtaş, and Brico Dépôt. The company makes its products available through a variety of channels, including e–commerce and specialty stores.
6. RH (NYSE:RH)
Market Cap as of February 12, 2023: $7.06 billion
Headquartered in California, United States, RH (NYSE:RH) is a luxury retailer. The product line of the company spans several categories, including furniture, textiles, baths, decor, lighting, outdoors, and child and teen furnishings. These products are offered through various galleries, catalogs, source books, and e-stores such as rh.com, rhteen.rh.com, rhmodern.rh.com, waterworks.com, etc. As of January 2022, RH (NYSE:RH) owned more than 100 galleries and outlets. In addition, the company also operates 14 waterworks showrooms spread across the United States and the United Kingdom.
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