Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Operators in the Motorcycle, Bikes and Parts Manufacturing industry have had to contend with decreased demand in the five years to 2014. Increasing import competition and the aging baby-boomer population will continue to hinder revenue growth over the five years to 2019. Industry manufacturers will likely invest heavily in targeting new customer groups, such as women and millenials to increase demand for industry products... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Motorcycle, Bike and Parts Manufacturing industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, the average industry company will invest $0.09 in capital. Depreciation has decreased slightly over the past five years, while wage costs have increased from their lows in 2010. In response to rising import competition, industry operators have focused their capital investments on new technologies and achieving greater cost efficiencies.
Capital intensity varies according to the scale of the operation. Many of the smaller operators in this industry rely more heavily on labour, such as family-owned businesses, in which financial limitations can inhibit capital investment capacity... purchase to read more