Auto Parts Stores
SIC 5531 | NAICS 441310
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▪ Compensation and Salary Surveys
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
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First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, recent news and developments, business challenges, issues, trends, and opportunities, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
Advanstar Communications, Inc.
Aftermarket Business World
Information resources available from this organization include:
Top 40 Chain Report
Annual Market Report
Annual study provides an overview of specialty parts and accessories market, with topics covered including overall size of the automotive specialty equipment business; sales within specific segments (e.g., appearance and accessory products, racing and performance products, and wheels, tires, and suspension) and niches; consumer purchasing patterns; economic and industry trends; and motor vehicle sales trends.
Mintel Group Ltd.
DIY Auto Maintenance - US
Market research study provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. DIY (do-it-yourself) auto maintenance market, with topics covered including including market size and forecast, demand drivers, aftermarket retail channels, retailer profiles, marketing strategies, consumer attitudes and demographics, and more. Detailed table of contents which includes key points from the report can be viewed free online.
Financial Benchmarking Data
Auto Parts Stores
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Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed financial benchmarking data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers
Monthly reports provide financial and operating benchmarks for specialty parts and accessories retailers, with information provided including year-to-date sales as compared to prior year, three month sales outlook, sales per employee, gross profit margin, inventory turns, shipping costs, advertising and marketing expense, and more. Benchmarking reports are available at no charge to participating members
Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
Occupational employment and wages survey provides hourly and annual wage data for occupations in this retail sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.
Business Valuation Resources
Auto Parts and Accessories Stores
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.