Furniture & Homeware market in the UAE

The UAE Furniture & Homeware eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$246.3 million by 2024 and accounts for 3.7% of the total eCommerce market in the United Arab Emirates. It is expected to decrease over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be -0.2%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$244.5 million by 2028. Within the Furniture & Homeware market ECDB considers the following two sub-markets: Furniture and Homeware.

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the Carpets market in the UAE

The UAE Carpets eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$16.9 million by 2024 and accounts for 18.9% of the Homeware eCommerce market in the United Arab Emirates. It is expected to increase over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 4.3%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$20.0 million by 2028. The Carpets eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Homeware market. Further categories within the Homeware market are: Bedding, Curtains & Blinds, Decorations, Lamps, Other Homeware, and Tableware.

eCommerce revenue development in the Carpets market in the UAE

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the Carpets market in the UAE

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
Revenue (in mUS$) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Growth (in %) 56.4 76.7 35.5 14.5 51.5 86.3 51.8 4.6

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Carpets market in the UAE

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the UAE Carpets retail market, the online share is 49.4% and will decrease by an average of 0.2% to 48.9% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Carpets market in the UAE

in %
2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
Online share (in %) 60.8% 41.6% 22.3% 3.6% 95.1% 98.4% 47.6% 7.1%

Market definition

Definition of the Carpets market within the Furniture & Homeware market

Market definition: Furniture & Homeware > Homeware > Carpets The category Carpets includes the online trade of carpets (e.g. outdoor carpets, shag carpets, berber carpets) and rugs (e.g. area rugs, runner rugs, oriental and persian rugs, kilim rugs). This category does not cover tapestries, doormats or flooring carpets. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Carpets (e.g. outdoor carpets, shag carpets, berber carpets)
  • Rugs (e.g. area rugs, runner rugs, oriental and persian rugs, kilim rugs)

Out-of-scope

  • Tapestries
  • Doormats
  • Flooring carpets