Monthly publication features news and information for automotive products wholesalers and retailers, with special features including the "Top 25 Auto Chain Report" which ranks top aftermarket chains by number of company-owned stores and also includes information on annual revenue, wholesale/retail sales percentages, CEO/president, employees, headquarters location, and program group affiliation.
Annual study provides in-depth analysis of various aspects of the automotive aftermarket, with topics covered in the study including do-it-yourself market volume, do-it-yourself market outlet performance by outlet type (e.g., auto parts stores, discount store/mass merchandisers, drug store/supermarkets, jobbers, vehicle dealers, and all other do-it-yourself outlets), and outlet share of do-it-yourself growth.
Annual Market Report
Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the specialty equipment market and its various product categories, with information provided including market size and forecast by product category (e.g., appearance and accessory products, racing and performance products, and wheels, tires, and suspension) and historical market size trend data for various product lines included in each category.
SEMA Industry Perspectives Report
Semiannual publication examines current trends in the specialty automotive equipment industry, and includes an analysis of retailer sales trends for the last 12 months by vehicle segments sold to, retail channels sold through, average percentage of company sales from each channel, product segments sold, and products sold in each of the segments. Current and prior reports can be viewed free online.
Automotive market research and analysis section features reports addressing various aspects of the online automotive aftermarket, with reports available in this section including the annual e-commerce aftermarket forecast which provides historical data and four-year forecasts for online sales excluding auctions, sales on mobile devices, and sales through all sales channels influenced by online sources.
Consumer research report provides a detailed analysis of the do-it-yourself automotive maintenance market, with topics covered by the report including market size and forecast, factors affecting market demand, consumer demographics and attitudes toward do-it-yourself automotive work, retail product purchase locations, and reasons for choosing locations. Table of contents can be viewed free online.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Monthly financial report allows users to compare their firm's financial and operating performance with other specialty parts and accessories retailers, with information provided including year-to-date sales comparison, sales outlook, distribution of sales by outlet and service, market segments served, sales per employee, gross margin, inventory turns, shipping costs, and advertising and marketing expense.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed by organizations in this retail sector which includes automotive supply stores that sell new, used, or rebuilt parts and accessories for passenger cars, vans, trucks, and SUVs, and may also provide repair and/or maintenance services for these vehicles and install auto accessories.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as district manager, store manager, assistant store manager, counterman, salesperson, and delivery driver, with employers for which wage data is provided including AutoZone, Inc., Advance Auto Parts Inc., O'Reilly Automotive, Inc., Genuine Parts Company, and The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe, and Jack.