Gas Stations in Canada: Market Research Report

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Gas Stations in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44719CA | Mar 2016

Half empty: The industry will experience subdued growth as competition increases

IBISWorld’s Gas Stations market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While the Gas Stations industry has benefited from the recovery of the trucking sector and improving per capita discretionary income over the past five years, successive declines in the price of crude oil have resulted in higher revenue volatility for industry operators. In the next five years, the industry is forecast to experience subdued growth. Competition is anticipated to grow, while greater adoption of fuel-efficient vehicles will place downward pressure on demand for gasoline. Operators will benefit from an anticipated rebound in input costs as the world price of crude oil is forecast to grow over the next five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry for the Gas Stations industry are high and have increased over the past five years. First and foremost, the declining nature of this industry serves as the key barrier for prospective business owners. Due to intensifying competition from gas stations that operate alongside convenience stores, many operators have exited this industry in recent years, causing the number of enterprises to decline. In addition, growing purchase costs and swipe fees have caused some retailers to operate at a loss, deterring potential entrants from pursuing a gas station business. Along with the declining nature of this industry and low profit margins, prospects must secure significant capital to either purchase or lease retail space... purchase to read more


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What is the Gas Stations Industry?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing gasoline, diesel fuel and automotive oils. More specifically, this industry excludes gasoline stations operated in conjunction with a restaurant or other type of operation, such as convenience stores. Establishments that operate restaurants or convenience store franchises on behalf of their owners are also not included in the industry.

Industry Products
Regular gasolineMidgrade and premium gasolineDiesel fuelAutomotive parts and services
Industry Activities
Selling automotive fuels (e.g. diesel fuel and gasoline)Selling automotive goodsProviding automotive repair services

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