In-depth data and research

Progressive Business Media’s Research Department provides in-depth data and exclusive research for the home furnishings industry. The Research Team creates more than 150 original reports each year across our seven publications, including retailer and manufacturer rankings, industry surveys, distribution channel reports, economic indicators and exclusive consumer studies.

Our signature reports include:

Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores, Beyond the Top 100, Consumer Buying Trends and the Upholstery and Case Goods Style Survey.

Home Accents Today
biennial Universe Study, 50 Retail Stars and Retail Store Operations Surveys.

Casual Living
100 Powerhouse Retailers, Universe Study, Fabric Survey and Consumer Views Surveys.

Gifts & Decorative Accessories
annual Today’s Gift Retailer Survey, 25 Gifted Retailers and Trends and Forecasts Survey.

Home Textiles Today
annual ranking of the Top 50 Home Textiles Retailers and the monthly Database series.

Kids Today
monthly By the Numbers including an annual Mom Consumer Survey and birth stats feature.

Consumer Speaks Survey, Top 50 Retailers and State of the Industry Report.

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Reports, surveys, and whitepapers compiled exclusively for the home furnishings industry by the leader in business news for the home furnishings market.

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Our Research Team
Mark KiczalisMark Kiczalis
Director of Strategic Insights
Lauren ArgetsingerLauren Argetsinger
Research Analyst, PBM Strategic Insights Team
Michael HurleyMichael Hurley
Research Associate, PBM Strategic Insights Team
Editorial Research Examples
op 100 U.S. Furniture stores

Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores

The Top 100 U.S. furniture stores posted an 8.3% increase in furniture, bedding and accessories sales in 2014, growing revenue to a…
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Top 100 U.S. Furniture stores

HTT’s Business Annual 2016

An exclusive overview of the textiles market by channel and distribution channel including Top 15 Home Textiles Manufacturer ranking…
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op 100 U.S. Furniture stores

Furniture Store Performance Report

Exclusive study offers an overview of furniture store operations and provides benchmarks for retailers to compare merchandise mix…
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