Posts Tagged ‘ Amazon Auto Parts ’

Car Parts Industry Trends: Online Parts Sales to Reach $8.9 Billion in 2017

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Our annual ecommerce automotive aftermarket industry size forecast for vehicle parts puts online retail sales at $8.89 billion in 2017, posting a 16% increase over 2016. Online Parts Sales Summary: …Ecommerce car parts sales are outpacing brick & mortar, will reach $8.9B excluding auctions and used parts …Over $4B in online sales will be on mobile devices in 2017 …Ecommerce car parts sales projected to grow by 15% in 2017 and 2018 …Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) projects total aftermarket to have compound annual growth rate of 3.6% through 2019; Do It Yourself (DIY) retail sales to grow approximately...

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Auto Parts Marketing: Online Parts Sales to Reach $7.4 Billion in 2016

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Note: this article is from January 2016. For an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. How big is the automotive aftermarket industry? Ecommerce auto parts sales will narrow the gap with traditional brick and mortar retail sales in 2016, and reach $7.4 billion excluding auctions and used parts. Ecommerce auto parts sales are projected to grow about 16% in 2016. The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Joint Channel Forecast Model projects conventional retail do it yourself (DIY) sales to grow 3.5% in 2016. The size of the online auto parts market—sales of automotive and truck parts...

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Auto Parts: Online Sales to Break $6 Billion in 2015

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(Editor’s note: this article was originally published in November 2014,  for an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. Aftermarket auto parts online continues to grow as a sales channel, and online sales will break the $6 billion mark in 2015. It’s an amazing online shopping growth statistic for our industry and auto parts market size is an aftermarket industry trend that we follow closely. Online sales of new auto parts, excluding online auctions, broke $5 billion for the first time in 2014 and will increase over 17% to hit $6 billion in 2015. That trend will...

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Auto Parts Marketing: Online Sales of Parts & Accessories to Hit $5 Billion in 2014

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Note: this article was originally published in April 2014,  for an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. If you’re marketing automotive parts online, parts and accessories once again showed a significant sales increase over traditional brick and mortar retail sales in 2013. The dramatic transition in the automotive industry from brick and mortar to online continues to be one of the important auto parts industry trends to watch. This year will be our industry’s first year over $5 billion in online auto parts sales. Online sales in 2013 (excluding auctions) showed nearly a 16% increase over 2012 and online sales...

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Aftermarket Marketing: 2013 Online Sales of Auto Parts & Accessories Growing

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Note: this article is originally from June 2013,  for an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. Online sales of auto parts and accessories continue to significantly outpace brick and mortar sales. It’s one of the biggest auto aftermarket industry trends to watch for 2013. The growth in online sales of auto parts has been much faster than the rest of the industry for many years. This year will continue that trend and we’re forecasting online sales to grow by 15.5% from 2012. We’re projecting online sales of auto parts and accessories to be nearly $4.4 billion...

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Amazon and 3 Predictions for the Automotive Aftermarket

Our series of automotive trends continues with our predictions on one of the automotive aftermarket’s largest retailers, Amazon. Prediction 1: Amazon will start charging sales tax. More states are following suit in the bid to make Amazon charge sales tax, leveling the playing field for retail stores. California, Texas, and Pennsylvania are among the states to do so recently. Congress is considering passing “The Marketplace Equity Act,” which would require all online retailers with more than $1 million in annual sales to collect sales tax. As the tables turn on Amazon and their advantage of not charging customers sales...

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Facts About Amazon and eBay Automotive Market Share

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Today we’ll cover the trend of sales of auto parts and accessories (called “P&A”) through Amazon.com and eBay Motors and their market share. Combined, these two online giants represented a whopping $3.5 billion in sales of auto parts and accessories in 2011! That means for every retail dollar generated in the specialty parts aftermarket, seven to 10 cents flow through eBay or Amazon…and that’s not counting PayPal, eBay’s payment processing business. eBay auto parts statistics Sales channel or reseller? Remember, eBay is not a single reseller, we consider it a sales channel because thousands of sellers use it to...

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Hedges & Company to Reveal 66 New Aftermarket Trends in 66 Days Leading to SEMA/AAPEX

Hedges & Company to Reveal 66 New Aftermarket Trends in 66 Days Leading to SEMA/AAPEX

Hedges & Company will be counting down to the 2012 SEMA and AAPEX shows by revealing 66 new aftermarket automotive trends and facts in 66 days, starting on Saturday, August 25. Our market research staff has identified new trends, facts and statistics about the industry and we’ll unveil a new one each day. Learn about new aftermarket industry trends, consumer behavior, the future of our industry and much more. Learn how today’s consumer has changed and how you can have a marketing advantage in 2013. We’ll be covering industry sales and growth, online retailing trends (including updates on Amazon...

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2012 Online Sales of Auto Parts Growing

2012 Online Sales of Auto Parts Growing

Note: this article was originally published in April 2012, for an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. With the Catalyst 2012 conference this week — ChannelAdvisor’s annual ecommerce gathering — we thought this would be a good time to examine online sales of auto parts, aftermarket auto parts sales statistics and multichannel shopping. Car part sales over the Internet The growth in online sales of auto parts has been outpacing the rest of the industry for many years. In 2009 we saw the slowest growth rate at just under 10% over 2008. More recently, we’re seeing a...

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