Home Organization Products

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This study analyzes the US market for home organization products. This includes purchases made by consumers, including those intended for use in self-storage facilities. Garage cabinets are included only if they are part of a garage modular system.

Sales of products to self-storage facility operators and any other nonresidential end users are not included. Also excluded are:

  • conventional cabinets, including kitchen cabinets with open shelving
  • food storage products
  • furniture, including outdoor furniture and bookcases
  • laundry baskets
  • office products
  • preinstalled accessories
  • tool storage
  • waste baskets and recycle bins

Office products are also excluded from this study, as it is difficult to know the final end use for these items. However, products that turn non-office rooms into multifunctional spaces would fall into the scope.

Sales of for home organization products is examined by product and market in US dollars at the manufacturers’ level, unless noted otherwise (as in the Retail Sales vs. Manufacturers’ Sales section). Historical data for 2010, 2015, and 2020 and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented in current dollars (which are not adjusted to account for inflation).

Sales data are presented by product, material, room, and installation type.

Products are discussed in terms of:

  • bins, baskets, and totes
  • shelving
  • modular units (e.g., closet and garage organization kits or systems) and various components (e.g., cubes, drawers, bins, open racks, shelves, and rods)
  • hanging storage
  • accessories and hardware (e.g., drawer and shelf dividers, hooks, jewelry tray inserts, lazy susans, pull-out drawers, slatwall and pegboard, valet rods)

Material segments include:

  • metal and wire, including plastic coated wire
  • plastic
  • wood and laminate, including solid wood and laminate-covered engineered wood
  • wicker, rattan, and other natural weaves, such as hyacinth, seagrass, and bamboo
  • textiles and other materials (e.g., canvas, vinyl, glass)

Rooms are segmented by:

  • closets (e.g., master, bedroom, hall, linen, coat)
  • garages
  • family rooms (e.g., formal living rooms, media centers, dens, playrooms, recreation rooms)
  • kitchens and pantries
  • bedrooms
  • utility rooms, basements, and attics (e.g., laundry rooms, mudrooms, craft rooms)
  • outdoor areas (e.g., decks, porches, outdoor kitchens, patios, barns, hobby greenhouses, sheds)
  • bathrooms

Installation segments are do-it-yourself (DIY) and professional. In addition, retail sales are discussed by retail channel:

  • mass merchant and discount stores, including mass merchandisers, membership club stores, dollar stores, and closeout stores
  • home centers and hardware stores (e.g., national home improvement chains, national hardware chains, independent retailers)
  • specialty channels
    • home décor, housewares, and furniture stores
    • non-store retailing from manufacturer websites
    • specialty internet sites
    • catalogs
    • TV home shopping channels
  • other outlets (e.g., department stores, fabric and craft stores, supermarkets, drug stores)

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