Burning rubber: Revenue will increase as demand for new motorcycles rises

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Women and younger adults will emerge as increasingly important market segments, boosting industry revenue
  • A growing number of people are buying motorcycles as an alternative to automobiles
  • Companies that market to women and younger people will likely attract higher sales
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Motorcycle Dealership and Repair industry retails discretionary products, such as motorcycles, personal watercrafts and all-terrain vehicles. Over the five years to 2017, economic conditions continued to improve, including consumer confidence and disposable income. As a result, demand for industry products, which are often times considered discretionary, followed suit. However, when disposable income and consumer confidence are high, demand for repairs typically slows as consumers opt for new products instead of fixing their old ones. Therefore, the repair segment's share of industry revenue is expected to fall over the five-year period. Nonetheless, industry revenue is expected to grow over the five-year period. The industry is expected to trend upward over the five years to 2022.

    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Market share concentration in the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair industry is low, with no single operator accounting for a significant amount of industry revenue. In 2015, (latest data available), nonemployers accounted for nearly 70.0% of industry operators. As a result, the industry is highly fragmented. In addition, internal competition is expected to increase in light of disposable income and consumer sentiment rising. However, in the five-year period, many industry operators, particularly nonemployers, were unable to turn the corner from the economic downturn, causing them to remain unprofitable and in turn, exit the industry. Therefore, despite recent trends, the number of industry establishments is expected to fall at an annualized rate of 3.5% t

    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
    Independent repairers
    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

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Total vehicle miles
  • World price of crude oil

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

  • Industry Outlook
  • Used to new
  • Harley versus the others
  • 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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

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

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

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

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • 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
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Motorcycle Dealership and Repair Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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