The global modular kitchen market size was valued at USD 19.26 billion in 2018. The rapid growth of the residential construction industry is expected to be a key driver for the market. Rising demand for space-saving, efficient storage that optimizes usage of small spaces among consumers is expected to boost the product demand. These kitchen set-ups provide convenient and efficient storage for the essential kitchen commodities such as utensils, appliances, and groceries, in the available space.
Over the past few years, the consumers have been deviating from the common all-white kitchen interiors to neither too pale nor too dark colors. Charcoal grey, champagne, and cream colors have been gaining significant popularity among the contemporary houses. The consumers are also incorporating the color red to enhance the look of the kitchen. The open kitchen has been gaining remarkable popularity among the households, as consumers prefer two-toned cabinet shutters and joint free countertops.
By 2018, the majority of the married population opting for modular kitchen over the world. Similarly, consumers in the age bracket of 35 and 44 years accounted for the major part of the market, followed by the age group of 25 and 34 years. The rising number of nuclear families on a global level has fueled the demand for space-saving functional furniture.
The increasing concerns regarding sanitation and usage of multiple appliances are driving the market growth in the developing countries including, India, Brazil, and China. Furthermore, the rising number of organized retail chains in these countries is increasing brand awareness in these regions. The demand for European style products is witnessing a significant rise in India due to its clutter-free and subtle color palette.
Floor cabinet segment led the market in 2018, accounting for over 60% of the global revenue. These products are an essential part of a kitchen owing to their sturdy and strong countertops. Furthermore, floor product forms offer storage and organization for everyday essentials. The tall storage products segment is expected to register the fastest CAGR of more than 6% from 2019 to 2025. Rising demand for storage with the ability to place bulk quantities of food products is anticipated to boost the demand. These cabinets are also known as utility cabinets, as they have the ability to store various items including electronics and crockeries. Furthermore, the vertical look of the product has been attracting consumers.
Wood products led the modular kitchen market in 2018, accounting for over 40% of the global revenue. This is the most common material used for kitchen cabinets and it can be varnished or stained in different shades as per consumers’ requirements. It gives a natural look to the pantry due to the textures of the surface of the wood that blends with most of the interior designs.
Fiber/plastic material is expected to witness at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2019 to 2025. Over the past few years, PVC or Poly-Vinyl Chloride sheets have been gaining significant popularity as the material is strong, waterproof, termite-proof, and oil proof. These sheets are extremely strong which are made of plastic composites and available in various colors. Furthermore, this type of material is more economical as compared to other materials as it is easy to install. Therefore, the material is anticipated to witness a steady rise in demand, especially the middle-class population, in the near future.
The offline distribution channel held the largest market share of more than 80% in terms of revenue in 2018. The manufacturers majorly use offline distribution channels including the direct sale, wholesale, and brick motor retail. The availability of a wide range of products in these stores will remain one of the major factors attracting more consumers to purchase from offline retailers. Over the past few years, producers implementing a hybrid business model that integrates physical stores along with online retails.
The online distribution channel is expected to witness at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2019 to 2025. The rapid growth of e-commerce in the home appliances industry is expected to boost product sales through online platforms. Furthermore, the massive expansion of online retailers, including company-owned shopping portals, across the globe is expected to accelerate the growth of online sales in the near future.
In 2018, the L-shaped products held the largest market share of more than 30% in terms of revenue. This design is well suited for kitchens with minimal spaces. Therefore, these products have gained significant popularity among the growing nuclear families with limited space due to their efficient utilization of floor and flexible work zones. Usually, these products have separate parts for cooking and clean-up area. Furthermore, they easily fit into open-living floor plans as they optimize storage space. The rising middle-class population on a global level has been adopting this economical design rapidly.
Island design is expected to witness the fastest CAGR of 7.1% from 2019 to 2025. This design is more appropriate for kitchens with large floor space. The growing residential construction, especially luxury houses, has been fueling the demand for these elegant island cabinets. The multiple functions, such as dining table and dry work zone, of the island counter, are expected to increase its importance in the spacious open kitchens in the near future. In addition, it allows the person working in the kitchen to interact with family members or guests easily along with providing a contemporary look.
In 2018, Europe led the market, accounted for more than 30% of the global revenue share. The presence of leading manufacturers offering a wide range of products is anticipated to propel the growth. Germany, U.K., Italy, Poland, and France are the prominent regional markets in terms of both production and consumption. On the other hand, the Eastern nations are expected to witness significant growth in the near future.
Asia Pacific is expected to witness the fastest CAGR of more than 10% from 2019 to 2025. Rapid urbanization along with the fast growth of the construction industry in the countries including India, China, Japan, Malaysia, and Indonesia, is a key factor driving growth. The global brands are expanding their business in this region to cater to the rising regional product demand.
The global market is highly fragmented with a large number of small and local competitors. The key manufacturers include Häfele GmbH & Co KG; Nobia AB; Häcker Küchen GmbH & Co. KG; Nobilia GB Ltd; LINEADECOR; Snaidero Cucine; Bulthaup; Boston Cabinets, Inc.; Pedini; SieMatic; and The Hettich Group. The manufacturers are strategically expanding their business by engaging in merger and acquisition activities and entering new regions. In November 2017, Asian Paints Limited, an Indian paint company, acquired Sleek International Pvt. Ltd, producer of modular kitchens and wardrobes. This acquisition will boost the home décor business of the former in India.
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