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All revved up: Rising disposable income and looser credit have jump-started industry revenue

The Used Car Dealers in Texas industry market report contains data and analysis of the most influential current and future trends shaping the industry. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical, user-friendly format, and provides growth and profit forecasts for a five-year outlook period.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • When per capita disposable income trended upward during the five-year period, industry revenue followed suit
  • Used car dealers are trying to broaden in-house financing
  • Substantial improvements in economic conditions may hamper growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Used Car Dealers industry in Texas is expected to trend higher over the five years to 2017. Since the industry relies strongly on consumers to drive revenue growth, fluctuations in disposable income dictate the direction of the industry. Therefore, when per capita disposable income trended upward during the five-year period, industry revenue followed suit. Over the next five years, rising personal income levels are anticipated to increase the likelihood of an individual purchasing a big-ticket item, such as a used automobile. Although the industry is expected to benefit from positive economic indicators, particularly at the consumer level, there are potential threats that may inhibit further growth...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Used Car Dealers industry in Texas has a low level of capital intensity, spending $0.03 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. Used car dealers require fairly minimal capital, typically limited to a few computers, vehicle diagnostic equipment and sales space. The majority of this industry's investments are in the form of vehicle stock, which is held-for-sale and not depreciated. Many dealerships further reduce their capital investment by foregoing parts and services departments and instead focusing purely on vehicle sales.

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    Additional Insights for the Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry are

  • Provision of superior after-sales service
  • Superior financial and debt management
  • Effective cost controls
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income in Texas and Price of new cars in the Used Car Dealers in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry?

    This industry sells used passenger vehicles, including passenger cars, light trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and passenger vans. Used car dealers also provide financing and insurance services.

    Industry Products
    Used vehicles
    Services and parts
    Finance
    Industry Activities
    Used automobile
    Used light truck
    Vehicle financing

    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 in Texas
  • Price of new cars
  • Per Capita Debt in Texas
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Continued growth
  • Shifting gears
  • Technological advantages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changes around the corner
  • Preparing for success
  • Table: Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Auto Parts Stores
  • Automobile Wholesaling
  • Car Body Shops
  • Car Wash & Auto Detailing
  • Oil Change Services

  • Products & Services
  • Used vehicles
  • Services and parts
  • Finance
  • Other
  • Chart: Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Prime customers
  • Subprime customers
  • Nonprime customers
  • Super prime customers
  • Deep subprime customers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Used Car Dealers in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry

  • Major Companies
    CarMax Business Services LLC Group 1 Automotive, IncGunn Automotive GroupMAC HAIK Automotive Group
  • Table: CarMax Business Services LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Group 1 Automotive, Inc - financial performance
  • Table: Gunn Automotive Group - financial performance
  • Table: MAC HAIK Automotive Group - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Used Car Dealers in Texas 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 Used Car Dealers in Texas Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (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
    Jargon & Glossary
    Bad Debt Expense
  • Bad debt expense represents the amount of noncollectable accounts receivable that occurs in a given period. This occurs when a customer is unable to fulfill their obligation to pay a debt.
  • Buy Here, Pay Here (Bhph)
  • A financing option at some dealerships in which customers secure car loans without providing their credit history. As a general rule, a down payment and proof of income are the only items required.
  • Lease Here, Pay Here (Lhph)
  • A financing option at some dealerships in which customers lease a vehicle, but the dealership retains ownership.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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