Note: Group 1 Automotive's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Trademark applications show the products and services that Group 1 Automotive is developing and marketing.
Group 1 Automotive's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
ACCELERIDE BUY. SELL. BE HAPPY. Automobile dealerships; Providing information about automobiles for sale by means of the Internet; Retail store services featuring automobile parts and accessories
STERLING MCCALL Automobile dealerships; Providing information about automobiles for sale by means of the Internet; Retail store services featuring automobile parts and accessories
FEEL CONFIDENT ON THE ROAD OF LIFE Administration of a customer loyalty program that provides vehicle service discounts, loaner vehicle services, preferred vehicle service appointments, and discounted pricing on vehicle purchases; Appointment scheduling services, namely, scheduling of vehicle service appointments
Determine whether Group 1 Automotive grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Group 1 Automotive is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Group 1 Automotive's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Group 1 Automotive, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Group 1 Automotive.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
Future Competition: Group 1 Automotive's Fastest Growing Competitors
These companies are in the same general field as Group 1 Automotive and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.