Create A Personal Oasis With Outdoor Furniture
You’ve heard of bringing the outdoors in ... why not take the indoors out?
In today’s economy, consumers are choosing to stay home for entertainment, relaxation and other lifestyle activities. As a result, more of their disposable dollars are spent on home furnishing; to create their own personal oasis. The indoor-outdoor furniture business is rapidly becoming one of the biggest segments in furniture sales.
Consumers are extending their living and entertaining areas to include the outdoor spaces of their homes. Through the use of wicker furniture, homeowners are taking non-traditional living areas, like covered patios, and creating comfortable and stylish entertaining venues. Gift shops can take advantage of this trend by offering small wicker pieces in their product mix and the addition of outdoor furniture expands sale opportunities. From wicker patio furniture to sunroom furniture, the wholesale furniture vendors highlighted in this FGmarket newsletter will help you examine your outdoor furniture options.
Wicker Furniture – Weaving Your Way to Sales
Creating a lush paradise for the backyard is easy with the spa style outdoor furniture offered by Terrace22. The relaxing and appropriately named Island Chaise pieces are dreamy lounging chairs great for use indoors or outdoors. Terrace22 offers excellent handcrafted banana leaves woven into soft and durable sofas and lovely dinning sets. These exquisite wicker pieces work harmoniously with your customer’s garden surroundings; creating a resort atmosphere in their outdoor entertaining areas.
South Sea Rattan and Wicker Furniture has the perfect mix of casual and sophisticated elegance in their outdoor wicker and rattan furniture. The detail and styling of the Cape May indoor/outdoor sectional sofa offers a product that is perfect for a poolside cabana. South Sea Rattan offers beautiful rockers and gliders which are favorites for both, the backyard deck and front porch. With their rattan and wicker patio furniture, the great outdoors never looked so good.
Wicker furniture has come a long way from the old days; when wicker was used strictly as porch furniture or as white wicker bedroom furniture. Wicker has branched out into our sunrooms, kitchens, patios and pool areas with a variety of uses, both functional and ornamental. Diversity has been the underlying theme for today’s wicker furniture.
Bay Accents By Zammco Inc., offers inspired wicker accent tables and planter stands ready to enrich any sunroom. There is more to Zammco than sunroom accessories; their wicker bakers racks enhance the casual furniture and decor in kitchens, bathrooms and other living areas.
Spice Island Wickers’ line of resin wicker patio furniture provides the ultimate in relaxation. Their all weather resin wicker, with splendid beauty and resilient durability, is great for patios or poolside. From dining sets to rockers and even a sectional styled wicker couch group, Spice Island has a diverse selection of functional and ornamental casual furniture.
Outdoor Furniture – Stylish and Comfortable
Outdoor Furniture has many moods and styles, just like the consumer. By stocking unique yet finely crafted outdoor pieces, you’ll be the destination for all your customer’s outdoor living areas needs.
The Bear Chair Company Ltd. is the perfect fit for laid-back beach or garden-entertaining consumers. Bear Chair makes the most comfortable wooden chair you’ll find customers who sit in the chair may never leave. Not only do they make fine wooded Adirondack style chairs but the accessories to go with them … footstool and end tables. With Bear Chair products, all you need is a tall glass of tea and you can relax forever.
Arboria is a designer and manufacturer of innovative, high quality wood products for the home and garden. One of Aboria’s best sellers is their Lakeside Lounge. The Lakeside Lounge is a two person couch with a table in the middle and wheels on one end to make moving it lakeside or fireside a breeze; so functional your customers will want more then one. Outdoor entertaining usually means cooking on a grill, Aboria has a beautiful granite topped wooden outdoor service table, great for a buffet. From the comfort of outdoor furniture to graceful arbors, creating an inviting garden oasis is effortless with Arboria products.
The mission of Jewels of Java is to create an outdoor oasis with indoor indulgence. Teak combines luxury with durability; Jewels of Java’s teak furniture provides the ultimate in outdoor furniture.
Another source for teak furniture is Aden Works. By utilizing one of the best outdoor wood products, teak, Aden Works makes a rustic style furniture reminiscing of the old west; perfect for indoor or outdoor venues. From benches to bars to swings, Aden Works’ teak creations appeal to the rugged outdoor types wanting to create their own personal oasis.
Extending our living spaces into the great outdoors requires a little accessorizing which in turn creates a great opportunity to increase sales. SawDust City makes quaint cedar benches, planters and gardening tables or workstations. These items make great accent pieces to compliment any outdoor living area.
With home entertaining becoming popular, people are expanding their living spaces into the outdoors. Grow your customer base and expand sales by incorporating wicker and outdoor furniture in your store. FG Market has many vendors willing to help you expand your sales in the wicker and outdoor furniture market.
Contributor: Leigh Morrisett