WASHINGTON – The Nationwide Retail Federation has introduced its annual Scorching 25 Retailers Checklist and a number of other dwelling furnishings retailers made it onto this yr’s record.
The High 25 are decided primarily based by Kantar, an information analytics firm, and the dedication relies on the year-over-year proportion improve 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, mentioned he was shocked on the price of progress for the house enchancment class since he wouldn’t have anticipated the expansion price to be greater than 5% or 6% in a typical yr.
“You will have a big funding into the house, which began in the course of the pandemic, after which you’ve gotten this surge into homeownership,” mentioned Marcotte. “In the event you’re spending the cash to purchase a home proper now, you need 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 record, 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 record 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 record with an annual progress price 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 record at seventh place with 33.7% U.S. gross sales progress. It’s, Marcotte says, “a very massive firm, and the share of improve was spectacular in that context.” Amazon noticed U.S. gross sales of $187.3 billion in 2020, up from $140 billion in 2019.