Driven by convenience: Lower prices and the comfort of home have created strong industry demand

The Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales industry has experienced notable growth for over the five years 2016, as consumers have increasingly shifted purchasing activity online. The industry is expected to continue growing over the five years to 2021 as sales continue to shift online and increased disposable income results in greater sales of replacement auto parts...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 11-16
12.9%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
14,071
Businesses
1,815
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Online automotive parts and accessories retailers are expected to offer more services
  • The industry faces external competition from traditional brick-and-mortar retailers
  • Online retailers will continue to benefit from low operational costs
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Online retailers of automotive parts and accessories are most heavily concentrated in the Southeast, West, Great lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions. The Southeast region is expected to account for 27.9% of industry revenue in 2016. Online automotive parts retailers are concentrated in this region because it also accounts for the largest share of the total population of the United States, at 25.6% (according to the most recent Census data). This proximity to key markets allows industry operators to save on transportation costs and cut down on shipping times to consumers. The West region also comprises a large share of the country's total population and will account for an expected 15.5% of the industry's establishments in 2016. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as commerce sales and Average age of vehicle fleet in the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry?

    This industry retails automotive parts and accessories online, excluding tires. Automotive parts are used to replace worn parts, enhance the performance of a vehicle or maintain a vehicle’s condition.

    Industry Products
  • Replacement parts
  • Performance parts
  • Maintenance parts
  • Accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Online sale of replacement automotive parts
  • Online sale of performance automotive parts
  • Online sale of automotive maintenance tools
  • Online sale of automotive accessories
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • commerce sales
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Total vehicle miles
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations

  • Current Performance
  • Auto parts demand
  • Shopping online
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • The road ahead
  • Channeling consumers
  • Table: Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Auto Parts Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Replacement parts
  • Performance parts
  • Maintenance parts
  • Accessories
  • Chart: Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial markets
  • Individual consumers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesMarketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    AutoZone Inc.Advance Auto Parts Inc.O'Reilly Automotive Inc.US Auto Parts Network Inc.
  • Table: AutoZone Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Advance Auto Parts Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: O'Reilly Automotive Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: US Auto Parts Network Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales 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 Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Average age of vehicle fleet (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Do-It-For-Me (Difm)
  • The consumer market that seeks professional repair or replacement services.
  • Do-It-Yourself (Diy)
  • The consumer market that conducts self-repair or self-replacement without the help of experts or professionals.
  • E-Tailer
  • Short form for electronic retailer, a company that sells goods electronically, or over the internet.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • Refers to the company that originally manufactured the good or product.
  • Search Engine Optimization (Seo)
  • A marketing strategy used to improve a website's placement in the natural search results within a search engine.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Online Automotive Parts & Accessories Sales market research report includes:
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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