Oil Change and Fast Lube Services
SIC 7549 | NAICS 811191
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
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:
Automotive Oil Change Association
You Auto Know / Government Affairs Update
Monthly publications provide news and information for fast lube operators, with the "You Auto Know" e-newsletter providing information on industry and trade association news, events, and activities and the "Government Affairs Update" providing information on state and federal legislative and regulatory matters and the association's advocacy efforts with regard to these matters on behalf of its members.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
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National Oil & Lube News
TOPS in the Industry Study
Mintel Group Ltd.
Oil Changing Services - US
Consumer research report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. market for oil changing services, with topics covered in the study including market size and forecast, factors affecting demand, market share percentages for major companies and brands, factors that affect selection of service providers, and reasons for choosing a specific service location. Detailed table of contents can be viewed online.
Global Automotive Lubricants
Comprehensive research study provides a detailed analysis of the automotive lubricants market, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by type of vehicle (e.g., light, medium and heavy duty, off-highway), product (e.g., motor oil, transmission/hydraulic fluids, gear oil/greases), formulation (e.g., conventional, synthetic, re-refined, bio-based), and geographic market (e.g., U.S.).
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Automotive Oil Change & Lubrication Shops
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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.
Annual operator survey provides detailed statistical data for quick lube operations, with financial data provided in the survey including annual gross sales by sales range (e.g., > $500,000, $500,000 to $1 million, $1 to $2 million, > $2 million) and cost of goods sold, operating expenses, lease or mortgage expense, payroll expense, other expense, and net profit before taxes as a percentage of gross sales.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
Annual operators survey provides detailed statistical data for quick lube operations, with employment and wage data provided including average number of employees per store, length of employment for managers and technicians, average minimum wage per hour, average starting wage for technicians, average annual salary for managers and technicians, and companies paying a commission or bonus.
Automotive Oil Changing & Lubrication
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, service center manager, automotive service technician, lube technician, and customer service advisor, with employers for which data is provided including Jiffy Lube International Inc., Heartland Automotive Services Inc., Grease Monkey Holding Corporation, and Valvoline Oil, Inc.
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Business Valuation Resources
Small Business Valuation Multiples
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that change motor oil, lubricate chassis, and provide other auto repair and maintenance services such as coolant, drivetrain fluid, and filter replacements, tire rotations, and car washing and cleaning services.