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Gas Stations in the US: Market Research Report

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Gas Stations Market Research Report | NAICS 44719 | Sep 2015

Running low: Demand for stations with convenience stores will suppress long-term growth

The Gas Stations market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$106bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
120,226
Businesses
10,719
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gas Stations industry has experienced a moderate amount of volatility over the past five years. As more Americans returned to work, total vehicle miles increased, bolstering purchases of gasoline. Additionally, as per capita disposable income continued to improve, some consumers traded up to premium fuel, which is priced higher than lower-octane fuel. However, significant drops in the world price of crude oil resulted in substantial revenue loss in the latter half of the period. Looking forward, oil prices are expected to rise and flow through to retail prices, driving up revenue, and consumers are anticipated to absorb price increases as they return to the road. Nevertheless, volume sales of gasoline are forecast to decline, threatening industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Gas Stations industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labor and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on labor in the industry, $0.21 will be spent on capital in 2015. This figure represents a moderate change from 2010, when, for every dollar of labor $0.32 was spent on capital. Considerable funding is needed to acquire fixed assets such as retail facilities, dispensers, storage tanks, pumps and point of sale systems. Capital intensity increases as operators expand their stations and replace old equipment. Over the five years to 2015, depreciation as a share of industry revenue has declined as operators waited longer to replace old equipment and renovate facilities... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Gas Stations Industry?

This industry comprises gas stations that retail automotive fuels, offer repair services and sell replacement parts and accessories. Gas stations that operate convenience stores on their premises are included in the Gas Stations with Convenience Stores industry (IBISWorld report 44711).

Industry Products
GasDieselAutomotive services (e.g. repairs, car washes and general parts)Nonautomotive fuel
 
Industry Activities
Retailing automotive fuels (e.g. diesel fuel and gasoline)Selling automotive-related goodsProviding automotive-repair services


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