Hitting the road: Rising per capita disposable income will boost industry demand

Over the five years to 2018, Motorcycle Dealership and Repair industry operators benefited from improving economic conditions, such as rises in per capita disposable income and consumer sentiment, as many consumers released pent-up demand for recreational vehicles, such as motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. While this growth has benefited many operators, revenue and profit margins still have not reached prerecessionary levels, forcing many companies to leave the industry. Over the five years to 2023, revenue for the industry is forecast to continue increasing, albeit at a slightly slower pace. While rising per capita disposable income levels and low unemployment levels are expected to boost industry demand, an expected dip in consumer confidence will lead to slightly depressed sales...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • When consumers are optimistic about future economic conditions, they are more likely to buy a motorcycle
  • The demographic of motorcycle riders has changed over the past five years
  • Over the next five years, per capita disposable income levels are forecast to increase
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Operators in the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair industry experience a low level of capital intensity. Initially industry operators must undertake significant investment in capital via inventory acquisition, computer systems for the management of inventory and transportation for the delivery of merchandise. The use of computer technologies for inventory management reduces the costs involved in locating stock and storing additional unnecessary stock. In essence, it aims to reduce the amount of time that stock remains in the dealer's possession. In the past, human labor filled this role via manual records and stock counts, but many operators have migrated over to computer systems in recent years, as they are generally faster, more reliable and reduce wage costs. ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry are

  • Ability to clearly specify requirements to suppliers
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer Confidence Index in the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry?

    The Motorcycle Dealership and Repair industry sells or repairs motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and personal watercrafts. It also provides repair services and retails replacement parts and accessories.

    Industry Products
  • New motorcycles
  • Used motorcycles
  • Motorized sports vehicles
  • Repairs
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing new and used on-highway motorcycles
  • Retailing new and used off-highway motorcycles
  • Retailing all-terrain vehicles
  • Retailing personal watercrafts
  • Providing repair and maintenance services
  • Retailing parts and accessories
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Total vehicle miles
  • Price of new cars

  • Current Performance
  • Continued recovery
  • Demographic changes
  • Repair or replace
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • From used to new
  • Profit and industry landscape
  • Environmental push
  • Table: Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Automobile Wholesaling
  • Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • New motorcycles
  • Motorized sports vehicles
  • Used motorcycles
  • Repairs
  • Other
  • Chart: Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Male consumers
  • Businesses
  • Female consumers
  • Other
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motorcycle Dealership and Repair

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    All-Terrain Vehicle (Atv)
  • An open, single-occupant vehicle with three-to-four wheels designed to drive over rugged terrain.
  • Motorcycle
  • A motorized bicycle used for transport.
  • Off-Highway Motorcycle
  • A motorcycle that does not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards (e.g. competition motorcycles).
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