Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Increased fuel demand and price have boosted revenue for the Gas Stations with Convenience Stores industry. Consumers generate most of this industry's sales, and consumer demand has risen over the period with growth in per capita disposable income and consumer confidence. This industry is highly competitive, and volatile and rising oil prices have dampened profit margins over the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Gas Stations with Convenience Stores industry sells both fuel and other merchandise. Retail sales from fuel of all kind, including regular, midgrade and premium gasoline, as well as diesel fuel, account for the bulk of industry revenue, estimated at 76.0% of revenue in 2015. Retail sales from all other merchandise and services, including food and drinks, tobacco products and automotive services is expected to account for an estimated 24.0% of industry revenue.
Regular gasoline typically has an octane rating of 87, although the category also includes 85-octane fuel, which is available in some higher elevation markets such as the Rockies... purchase to read more