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Automobile Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Automobile Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41511CA | Nov 2016

Start your engines: Rising disposable incomes are expected to lift demand for new vehicles

IBISWorld’s Automobile Wholesaling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, revenue for the Automobile Wholesaling industry is expected to trend higher, bolstered by improving economic conditions, both domestically and within the United States. Moving forward, the industry is expected to continue to perform well over the next five years. Disposable income levels are anticipated to trend higher, lifting demand for big-ticket purchases, such as new vehicles. Although positive economic conditions will bode well for the industry's performance, industry operators are expected to experience potential hurdles that likely hinder growth prospects. For example, as interest rates continue to rise, the cost to finance a vehicle will also increase, thus deterring demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Automobile Wholesaling industry is expected to have a moderate level of capital intensity in 2016. Due to the nature of wholesaling industries, there is not a significant level of capital requirements. Industry operators' primary function is to move vehicle stock from the manufacturer to dealers. As a result, the main capital cost is in the form of computerized inventory controls, used to keep track of sales, stock levels and shipping. Wholesaling involves transportation, storage and marketing of stock, all of which combine the use of capital and labour. The typical operator spends $0.17 on capital for every $1.00 spent on labour. Over the next five years, the capital intensity of this industry will likely increase as wholesaling companies look to automate a large share of labour... purchase to read more


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What is the Automobile Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales a wide range of new and used vehicles, including automobiles, light trucks, motor homes, heavy-duty trucks, trailers and motorcycles. Automobile wholesalers do not sell motor vehicle parts or tires.

Industry Products
New cars New light trucks and SUVs New heavy trucks Used automobiles
Industry Activities
Automobile wholesalingLight-duty truck wholesalingSport-utility vehicles wholesalingMini-van wholesaling

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