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Bicycle Shops and Stores

SIC 5941 | NAICS 451110

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Bicycle Dealers & Repair Shops  (view report)
Sporting Goods Stores  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and trends
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

NBDA Services, Inc.
Bicycle Retailer and Industry News

Monthly trade publication features news and information for bicycle retailers and dealers, with topics covered in each issue including industry news and developments, market studies and reports, retail operations, and new products and technology. Selected articles from current and prior issues of the magazine are categorized by topic in the article "Archives" section and can be viewed free online.

Sporting Goods Stores

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

National Bicycle Dealers Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:

Industry Overview  Select "Research & Reports"
Introductory section provides information on sales trends for all bikes and bikes with a wheel size of 20 inches or larger, specialty bike sales trends by type of bike, primary distribution channels (e.g., specialty bike, mass merchant, sporting goods, and outdoor specialty retailers), number of specialty bike retail locations, cycling participation, and additional reference sources. All information is available free online.

U.S. Bicycle Market  Select "Research & Reports"
Annual report provides a detailed overview of the U.S. bicycle market, with topics covered in the report including year in review, major industry events, cycling participation, market consumption, imports and exports, distribution channels, specialty product retailers, top suppliers and brands, and niche product categories. Table of contents and list of tables and charts included in the report is available free online.

Specialty Bicycle Retailer Study  Select "Research & Reports"
Annual study presents an in-depth profile of the specialty bike retail marketplace, with topics covered in the report including business models, store size and location, product category mix, brands carried and sold, factors influencing the business, impact of economic conditions, and revenue forecasts for the year ahead. Table of contents and list of tables included in the report can be viewed free online.

National Sporting Goods Association
The Sporting Goods Market

Comprehensive study of consumer purchases of sports equipment, clothing, and footwear provides historical and forecast sales data for over 20 product categories, with categories covered in the report including baseball, basketball, bicycling, camping, fishing, football, golf, snow sports, and water sports. Summary description and complete listing of products included in the report can be viewed free online.

Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Bicycles - A Global Business Strategic Report

Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the market for this product sector on a global basis, with topics covered in the report including historical and forecast sales by product segment (mountain, road, hybrid, youth, and other bicycles; parts and accessories) for the U.S. and other selected countries. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Bicycle Stores  Search for "451110"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheet detail in dollars and percentages
  • Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

National Bicycle Dealers Association
Cost of Doing Business Study  Select "Research & Reports"

Biennial cost of doing business survey provides income statement and productivity ratios for specialty bicycle dealerships categorized by annual company sales volume, number of store locations and square footage, location type, level of profitability (typical v. top 25 percent), and geographic region. Introduction and detailed table of contents from the report can be downloaded and viewed online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Bicycle Shops

Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions in this retail sector such as store manager, salesperson, and bicycle mechanic for specialty retailers that sell bicycles, bike parts and accessories, exercise and fitness equipment, and specialized clothing and footwear in conjunction with providing repair and maintenance services for their products.

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Related Industries:
Retail Stores
Sporting Goods Stores
Sporting and Athletic Goods Distributors
Sports and Fitness Products Manufacturers


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