United Arab Emirates Furniture Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The UAE furniture market is segmented by material (wood, metal, plastic, and other furniture), application (home furniture, office furniture, hospitality furniture, and other furniture), and distribution channel (supermarkets and hypermarkets, specialty stores, online and others).

Market Snapshot

United Arab Emirates Furniture Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 5.6 %
United Arab Emirates Furniture Market Major Players

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Market Overview

The furniture business in the UAE is one of the major businesses uplifted by the real estate sector. Increased construction activity, both, in residential as well as commercial real estate space, rising urbanization, and growth of disposable income are some of the major factors attributing to the growth of the furniture market in the region.

Furthermore, in the United Arab Emirates, people increased their spending on home renovation, such as living room and kitchens, and they are investing in higher-quality products, which is further increasing the demand for furniture products in the region. The country also has a large expatriate population, belonging to varied regions and countries, who are having diverse interests in furniture designs. Furthermore, these factors are further fueling the demand for furniture in the country.

The country meets a major portion of its furniture demand, especially wooden furniture, from imports, mainly from countries, such as China, Italy, Germany, Poland, Turkey Malaysia, and Vietnam. The United Arab Emirates is also emerging as a re-export hub among the GCC countries. The country reexports imported furniture products to other Gulf countries and countries, like Kenya and Lebanon.

Scope of the Report

A complete background analysis of the UAE furniture industry, which includes a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the market, emerging market trends by segments, significant changes in the market dynamics, and the market overview, is covered in the report. The report also covers the competitive landscape of the industry, which provides details about the key players present in the market.

By Material
Plastic and Other Furniture
By Application
Home Furniture
Office Furniture
Other Furniture
By Distribution Channel
Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Specialty Stores
Other Distribution Channels

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Key Market Trends

Growth of Furniture Products through Online Channels

Currently, the United Arab Emirates is witnessing an increase in internet penetration and social media penetration, which is increasing opportunities for online sales of furniture products, in the country. E-commerce is slowly gaining momentum in the country and furniture and homeware account for nearly 35% of the total online sales in the region.

The online purchases of furniture products is being supported through secondary methods, such as social media platforms. Social media is acting as another influential channel, which is propelling consumers to buy furniture products, as it engages them through promotions.

United Arab Emirates Furniture Market Trends

Home Furniture accounts for the Largest Share

Residential construction is the largest segment of the UAE construction market. Due to the increasing population, the demand for residential units increased across the region. The residential real estate is witnessing a rise in the region and key cities, like Dubai, witnessed the construction of nearly 31,000 residential units in 2019. The city expects to see the construction of nearly 163,000 new houses by 2021, which will further drive the growth of the furniture market.

Due to this increase in new housing construction, the demand for home furniture products, such as living room furniture, kitchen furniture, and bedroom furniture, is also increasing rapidly in the country.

United Arab Emirates Furniture Market Growth

Competitive Landscape

The UAE furniture market is highly competitive and fragmented due to the presence of a large number of local and international players with differentiated product offerings. Some of the major furniture companies in the region include IKEA, Home Centre, Danube, Marina Home, and Homes R Us. The rising trend of online and mobile shopping is also bolstering the demand for furniture through online channels and some of the major online players in the region include PAN Emirates, PotteryBarn, and HomeBox stores. 

Major Players

  1. IKEA

  2. Danube

  3. Royal Furniture

  4. Marina Home

  5. Homes R Us

 IKEA, Home Centre, Danube, Marina Home, and Homes R Us

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Opportunities

    5. 4.5 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    6. 4.6 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

    7. 4.7 Insights into Government and Trade Regulations on Furniture Products

    8. 4.8 Insights into Technological Innovations in the Furniture Industry

    9. 4.9 Insights into Consumer Preferences for Furniture Products in the Country

    10. 4.10 Insights into Key Online Players in the Market

    11. 4.11 Impact of COVID-19 on the market


    1. 5.1 By Material

      1. 5.1.1 Wood

      2. 5.1.2 Metal

      3. 5.1.3 Plastic and Other Furniture

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Home Furniture

      2. 5.2.2 Office Furniture

      3. 5.2.3 Other Furniture

    3. 5.3 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.3.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

      2. 5.3.2 Specialty Stores

      3. 5.3.3 Online

      4. 5.3.4 Other Distribution Channels




      1. 6.2.1 IKEA

      2. 6.2.2 Danube

      3. 6.2.3 Royal Furniture

      4. 6.2.4 Marina Home

      5. 6.2.5 Homes R US

      6. 6.2.6 BAFCO

      7. 6.2.7 HighMoon Furniture

      8. 6.2.8 Universal Office Furniture LLC

      9. 6.2.9 Lucky Furniture

      10. 6.2.10 The One

      11. 6.2.11 United Furniture

      12. 6.2.12 Al Huzaifa Furniture

      13. 6.2.13 Blue Crown Furniture

    3. *List Not Exhaustive

  8. 8. APPENDIX


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Frequently Asked Questions

The United Arab Emirates Furniture Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The United Arab Emirates Furniture Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.6% over the next 5 years.

IKEA, Danube, Royal Furniture, Marina Home, Homes R Us are the major companies operating in United Arab Emirates Furniture Market.

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