Berkshire’s Furniture Retailers to Benefit from Growth in Luxury Furniture Market

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Berkshire Hathaway’s furniture retailing companies, which include Nebraska Furniture Mart, Jordan’s, and R.C. Wiley, will benefit from projected growth in the luxury furniture market.

In a new report from Research and Markets, “Global Luxury Furniture Market 2017-2021,” the global luxury furniture market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.92% during the period from 2017-2021.

The report notes that one of the strongest trends demand for eco-friendly and green furnishings.

“Consumers are currently showing more preference toward eco-friendly furniture such as those made from Moso bamboo, which is harder and more durable than oak. These materials also allow designers to obtain an aesthetic look for their products.”

© 2017 David Mazor

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