The study deals with the revenue and cost structure of the furniture industry. The profitability is compared to alternative investments, and we ask whether company owners earn an adequate return. The study continues to analyze the industry's financial health. Ratios concerning debt and equity, liquidity, short term capital employment (receivables, inventory) are presented in numerous tables. Finally, financing sources (banks, leasing, debentures) are discussed, indicating their advantages and disadvantages. Our findings are segregated by industry segment, company size, and region.