COVID-19 Economic Impact Report: Decorative Tile

The US decorative tile industry is facing a number of challenges as it deals with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. How has the macroeconomic environment changed and what does it mean for the US decorative tile industry going forward?


COVID-19 Economic Impact Report: Decorative Tile looks at how the expected impact of the pandemic on the current macroeconomic environment in the US compares to other major events since 2000, including the bursting of technology bubble and 9/11 terrorist attack, and the 2007-2009 Great Recession. It also provides a historical view of industry sales since 2000, a look at how the industry is being currently impacted, and estimates for industry sales through 2023.

The decorative tile materials considered are ceramic, porcelain, stone, and other materials (concrete, glass, and metal).

Decorative tile applications broken out include floor, wallcoverings, countertops, and other applications (bath and shower surrounds, fireplace surrounds and backings, ceiling coverings, exterior walls or siding, other decorative spaces).

The major market segments analyzed are residential buildings, commercial buildings, and transportation equipment and nonbuilding construction.

Excluded from the scope of the study are roofing tiles, vinyl tiles, and carpet tiles.

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