1. Overall growth for wood floorcoverings between 2012 and 2016 was 9%, with a modest 2% increase estimated for 2017.
  2. Continuation of the trend for mid-upper market products, particularly for 2nd generation installations, and further reduction of the lower value sector.
  3. Laminates account for the largest product sector with value growth in recent years underpinned by value added products such as slip and water-resistant products.
  4. The rationalisation of production facilities away from the UK to lower cost countries by larger global players has been a critical factor in the increasing role of imports to the UK market.
  5. Annual gains of 2-3% are currently forecast for wood floorcoverings to 2021.

These facts have been extracted from the ‘Wood and Laminate Floorcoverings Market Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis‘ available for purchase now.