Pedal power: Industry revenue has grown strongly as cycling has become more popular

Cycling has increased in popularity across various population demographics over the past five years. Commuters have increasingly moved towards cycling and away from driving or taking public transport to work. Consumers have also increasingly taken up cycling for leisure activities, in addition to the weekday commute. As a result, the Bicycle Retailing and Repair industry has performed positively over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.8% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $722.1 million. This includes an anticipated increase of 0.6% in the current year.Industry operators compete with both locally based and international online-only bicycle retailers...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$722m
Annual Growth 13-18
1.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
3,932
Businesses
1,437
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Online operators maintain significant advantages over industry operators due to lower overhead costs
  • Enterprise and establishment numbers have risen due to increasing demand for new bicycles
  • The popularity of cycling is expected to continue supporting industry revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Bicycle Retailing and Repair industry has low barriers to entry and this trend has remained steady over the past five years. The industry has low market share concentration and is made up of a large number of small, independent and specialised bicycle retailers, allowing prospective retailers to enter the industry with relative ease. Although capital intensity is low, the initial cost of establishing or purchasing a retail outlet and inventory can be expensive, presenting a minor barrier to entry for new players.Bicycle retailers face strong competition from department stores and sporting goods retailers. The ability of these large retailers to offer lower prices and a range of products can deter new industry participants. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a clear market position
  • Experienced work force
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Health consciousness and Real household discretionary income in the Bicycle Retailing and Repair industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry?

    Industry companies primarily retail bicycles, sell bicycle parts and offer associated repair services. The industry does not include department stores, general sporting goods retailers and online-only operators that sell bicycles.

    Industry Products
  • Bicycle retailing
  • Bicycle parts and accessories retailing
  • Bicycle repair and maintenance services
  • Industry Activities
  • Bicycle retailing
  • Bicycle part and accessory retailing
  • Bicycle repair services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Health consciousness
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Public concerns over environmental issues

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer trends
  • Trading landscape
  • Online competition
  • Cycling culture
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Commuter cycling
  • Cycling infrastructure
  • Competitive pressures
  • Table: Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Retail Property Operators
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Bicycle retailing
  • Bicycle parts and accessories retailing
  • Bicycle repair and maintenance services
  • Chart: Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bicycle Retailing and Repair

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bicycle Retailing and Repair 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 Bicycle Retailing and Repair Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Hybrid Bikes
  • Bicycles that combine the features of a mountain bike and road bike.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • Technology that incorporates a cash register with an electronic payment system to allow instantaneous transactions through one device.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • Wireless computer chips that can track products through the supply chain and contain information about source, destination and price.
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