Cabinet Sales Increased +0.8% in March 2010
RESTON, VA . . . According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association monthly Trend of Business Survey cabinet sales for March 2010 increased +0.8 percent compared to sales for March 2009. Stock cabinet sales increased +1.7 percent, semi-custom sales increased +3.7 percent, and custom sales decreased -16.8 percent.
The year-to-date sales show a decrease of -2.5 percent with stock sales down -4.2 percent, semi-custom sales up +3.1 percent, and custom sales down -18.7 percent.
Survey participants include stock, semi-custom and custom companies whose combined sales represent over 50 percent of the U.S. cabinet market. KCMA is the major trade association for manufacturers of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities, and suppliers of goods and services to the industry. All major U.S. cabinet manufacturing companies belong to KCMA. Sixty-three percent of KCMA cabinet manufacturer members report sales under $10 million annually.