Image courtesy KCMA member 4-B Wood Custom Cabinets, Seville, OH.
RESTON, VA – Sales of kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities were up 8.3% in November 2020 in the latest monthly KCMA Trend of Business Survey.
This represents a healthy gain against November 2019, a period prior to the pandemic. The participating cabinet manufacturers in Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey covers about three-quarters of the total U.S. market.
While overall cabinet sales rose 8.3% for November 2020, custom sales were up 3.8%, semi-custom sales were up 6.3% and stock cabinetry sales increased 10.6%.
In a month-to-month comparison, cabinet sales decreased after a strong October. Overall sales were down 9.2% in November 2020 compared to October 2020. Custom sales fell 10.5%, semi-custom sales decreased 11.2% and stock sales were down 7.6%.
Year-to-date for 2020, cabinet sales are up 1.2% when compared to the same time period in 2019. Custom sales decreased 1.1%, semi-custom sales decreased 3.1% and stock sales increased 4.7%.
Survey participants include stock, semi-custom and custom companies whose combined sales represent approximately 75% of the U.S. kitchen cabinet and bath vanity market. KCMA is the major trade association for kitchen cabinet and bath vanity manufacturers and key suppliers of goods and services to the industry. KCMA has been compiling and reporting industry sales data for more than forty years.