WASHINGTON – The Nationwide Retail Federation has introduced its annual Sizzling 25 Retailers Checklist and a number of other dwelling furnishings retailers made it onto this 12 months’s listing.
The High 25 are decided primarily based by Kantar, an information analytics firm, and the willpower relies on the year-over-year proportion enhance in home gross sales for 2020 vs. 2019.
Overstock got here in because the second fastest-growing firm throughout all classes with 74.7% U.S. gross sales progress. The retailer noticed $2.55 billion in gross sales in 2020 up from $1.459 billion in 2019.
David Marcotte, a senior vice chairman at Kantar, stated he was stunned on the charge of progress for the house enchancment class since he wouldn’t have anticipated the expansion charge to be greater than 5% or 6% in a typical 12 months.
“You’ve a big funding into the house, which began throughout the pandemic, after which you’ve gotten this surge into homeownership,” stated Marcotte. “If you happen to’re spending the cash to purchase a home proper now, you wish to repair it up. You’re simply emotionally extra engaged with it. So, there’s a long-term impact to dwelling enchancment.”
Residence furnishings web site Wayfair additionally made the listing, coming in at No. 4 with 56.4% U.S. gross sales progress. The retailer noticed $11.6 billion in gross sales in 2020 up from $7.5 billion in 2019. Wayfair additionally made the listing for the primary time 5 years in the past, taking the quantity two spot for progress again in 2015.
Additionally, At Residence Group got here in at No. 11 on the listing with an annual progress charge of 27.3%. The retailer noticed $1.7 billion in gross sales in 2020 up from $1.3 billion in 2019.
E-commerce behemoth Amazon.com was on the listing at seventh place with 33.7% U.S. gross sales progress. It’s, Marcotte says, “a very massive firm, and the share of enhance was spectacular in that context.” Amazon noticed U.S. gross sales of $187.3 billion in 2020, up from $140 billion in 2019.