Carlos Garcias of Artistic Custom Wood, an exhibitor at the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show this spring said that sales were strong. Lee Goldsticker, owner of Lazy Lee Closet Systems said he met the best customers of the highest quality at the show. The Ft Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show will transform the Broward County Convention Center into a home improvement paradise the weekend following Memorial Day. The show is best described as a one-stop, interactive marketplace featuring thousands of products for home improvement, remodeling, interior design updates, outdoor improvements and enhanced South Florida lifestyles, said Sharon Berube, spokesperson for the Show. And this year’s event has special showcases that match the energy and interest of South Floridians. Special features at this show include: Design seminars with HGTV’s John Gidding (Curb Appeal). John will share his international outlook on design in seminars Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm.
Home Improvement Stores in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated | Benzinga
Nonetheless, overall industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.2% to $143.6 billion in the five years to 2014. The recovery in sales has increased industry profitability; margins have increased from 7.0% of revenue in 2009 to an estimated 9.8% in 2014. As the economy continues to recover, favorable conditions will likely continue through 2019. The number of housing starts is expected to increase further, likely leading to a rise in demand for home improvement supplies. As such, revenue is forecast to increase, however, IBISWorld expects industry profit to fall slightly, as industry expansion forces prices down and pushes labor and marketing costs up. For more information, visit IBISWorld’s Home Improvement Stores industry in the US industry report page. Follow IBISWorld on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/IBISWorld Friend IBISWorld on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/IBISWorld/121347533189 IBISWorld industry Report Key Topics The Home Improvement Stores industry sells a range of home repair and maintenance goods, such as hardware, tools, electrical goods, lumber and structural material for construction and renovations. Hardware stores, which are generally smaller and consequently sell fewer items, are excluded from this industry.