Upholstery is 41% of Q1 sales
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, May 7, 2012
This week's eIntent presents the most-purchased products through Grey Suit Retail's portfolio of online retailers for 2012's first quarter. Upholstery products, including fabric and leather sofas, recliners and chairs, were bought the most between the months of January and March.
Online sales by category
% of furniture site sales, first quarter 2012
|Fabric and leather upholstery include stationary sofas, motion sofas, recliners,
sectionals, loveseats, chairs and ottomans.|
Bedding also had a strong quarter, accounting for 14% of all furniture site sales. Master bedroom comprised 11% of sales and casual dining and occasional tables each accounted for 10% of sales.
Buyers spent the most in February, an average of $619 per transaction. February's purchase amount was up 6% from an average of $584 in February 2011.
The average purchase price for this year's first quarter was $603, down 4.2% from an average of $630 during the first quarter of 2011.
Average purchase price per transaction
Source: Grey Suit Retail