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COVERINGS MARKET 3.3% IN 2019


dition of the Palmer Contract Flooring Report.


2000 - 2019


offices, which accounted for 29% of the total floorcovering market in 2016. This percentage reduced in 2019 and is forecast to fall further in 2020, although, as the report highlights, performance in this sector by product group does vary. The education sector is one part of the market that is expected to take share from offices”.


The report also provides information on the route to market for the main product categories. Direct to contractor has been taking a larger share of the market as the distribution sector becomes less important in the overall contract market.


PREFERRED SUPPLIERS AND


BRAND RECOGNITION The report looks at preferred suppliers and brand recognition and tracks any changes over the years. Polyflor and Altro were the most preferred resilient suppliers, while the top recognised brands in carpet tiles within the specification sector were Forbo and Gradus.


Specifiers and contractors were asked to rate all brands on a wide range of attributes. There were quite different results for the same


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brands depending on the respondent group – Heckmondwike and Burmatex, for example, were rated very highly by contractors but were placed lower in the specifier league table.


RESEARCH PROGRAMME


AND REPORT STRUCTURE The findings in the report are based on the following extensive research programme:


• 401 structured telephone interviews carried out during 2020.


• Manufacturer sales data.


• Extensive desk research across a range of publications and reports.


• Reference to historical data held in-house going back to 2000.


It is provided in three volumes as follows:


Volume 1: Market size data by product and building sector.


Volume 2: Brand ratings and recognition data.


Volume 3: Customer feedback on individual flooring manufacturers.


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