Open road: Despite a maturing market, more players are expected to enter the industry

The Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales industry has grown significantly over the past five years. Strong consumer uptake of online shopping has benefited online automotive parts retailers, particularly as consumers generally view industry operators as better value for money than bricks-and-mortar outlets. While automotive parts and accessories typically do not need to be tried out before they are purchased, they do need to fit exact specifications that can be outlined in the purchase process. The rising popularity of shopping online is driving industry growth, with revenue forecast to rise at an annualised 10.0% over the five years through 2017-18...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$484m
Annual Growth 13-18
10.0%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
914
Businesses
94
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Strong consumer uptake of online shopping has benefited online automotive parts retailers
  • The online shopping boom has allowed industry players to increase their scale substantially
  • Increasing industry competition has the potential to lower prices, reducing profit margins
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales industry has moderate barriers to entry. Different types of entrants face varying entry barriers. If the potential entrant already operates bricks-and-mortar retail outlets, there are fewer barriers to entry as they can use their existing brand to generate internet traffic. Established traditional retailers can also use their existing distribution network to help deliver orders to customers quickly and efficiently.Barriers to entry are higher for potential operators without established brands or bricks-and-mortar retail outlets. Entrants with a lack of brand recognition and reputation are less likely to generate web traffic through search engine results. Customers may also be hesitant to trust lesser known businesses. To ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Supply contracts in place for key products
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Internet connections and Real household disposable income in the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry?

    Industry operators sell a range of automotive parts and accessories online, excluding tyres. Automotive parts are used to replace worn parts to maintain or enhance a vehicle’s performance. The industry includes pure-play online automotive parts and accessories retailers, along with bricks-and-mortar retailers with online operations.

    Industry Products
  • Body parts and accessories
  • Gearboxes, axles and clutches
  • Brakes, wheels and suspension systems
  • Seats, seatbelts and airbags
  • Electrical and electronic components
  • Other parts and accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing body and bumper parts and accessories
  • Retailing gearboxes and clutches
  • Retailing brakes and suspension systems
  • Retailing seats, seatbelts and airbags
  • Retailing electrical and electronic equipment
  • Retailing radiators and mufflers
  • Retailing steering wheels
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Internet connections
  • Real household disposable income
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Industry participation
  • Online acceptance
  • Stable retail market
  • Growing scale
  • Competitive forces
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry participation
  • Online acceptance
  • Competition trends
  • Greater scale
  • Table: Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Electrical Services
  • Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair
  • Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Automotive Electrical Component Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Dismantling and Used Parts Wholesaling
  • Motor Vehicle New Parts Wholesaling
  • Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Body parts and accessories
  • Other parts and accessories
  • Gearboxes, axles and clutches
  • Electrical and electronic components
  • Brakes, wheels and suspension systems
  • Seats, seatbelts and airbags
  • Chart: Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Owners of vehicles aged six years and older
  • Mechanics and smash repairers
  • Owners of vehicles aged five years and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales 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 Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Super Retail Group Limited,
  • Table: Super Retail Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales 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 Online Automotive Parts and Accessories Sales 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
    Aftermarket
  • A segment of the industry where consumers can purchase automotive parts and accessories that are not stock standard.
  • Axle
  • The shaft on which the wheels of a vehicle are attached.
  • Gearbox
  • A mechanical system that converts a rotating power source into different speeds and torque to another device.
  • Suspension
  • A system that incorporates springs, shock absorbers and linkages to create a more comfortable ride and improve a vehicle's handling.
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