Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The next five years promise to lift the Gas Stations industry out of the red, but only slightly. As disposable income and employment levels increase, more people will take to the road, boosting demand for gas stations. Still, consumers will increasingly favor gas stations with on-site convenience stores. This trend will lead to an exodus of customers and operators from the industry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Retail sales of automotive fuel are estimated to account for 91.0% of industry revenue in 2014. The share of industry revenue represented by the sale of vehicle fuel has increased as fuel prices grew faster than the price of other goods over the past five years. Automotive fuel is a more central source of revenue in this industry than for its sister industry, Gas Stations with Convenience Stores, where the sale of other merchandise reduces the importance of vehicle fuel to its total revenue.
An estimated 41.8% of automotive fuel sales are accounted for by various grades of gasoline, while diesel fuel accounts for the remaining 49.2%. Diesel fuel's share of industry revenue has expanded over the past five years, due to the quick recovery of trucking enterprises after the recession... purchase to read more