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Gas Stations in the US: Market Research Report

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Gas Stations Market Research Report | NAICS 44719 | Jan 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Gas Stations market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Gas Stations industry is in the declining stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2020, industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to decrease at an average annual rate of 4.5%, which is below the 2.5% annualized rate that GDP is also projected to grow during the same period. Along with the industry's IVA suggesting that it is in the declining stage of its life cycle, other characteristics of the industry also point to its decline, such as the declining number of industry establishments and changing consumer preferences.

A major factor driving down industry establishments is increasing market penetration from retail establishments (e.g... 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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