Statistics Canada - Statistique Canada

Retail chain and department stores


This on-line publication presents total retail sales by type of business, by province/territory, by selected Canadian metropolitan areas, by number of stores operated and by annual sales volume. Also provided are statistics on stocks on hand at year end, cost of goods sold and gross margins; distributions covering sales volume, physical size, sales per square foot (metre), department store commodity groupings and major and discount type department stores; and a list of chain and department stores. It includes definitions, methodology, data quality, survey questionnaire and a bibliography.

Related data are available in 63C0015, 63C0014.

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1998 (PDF - 533K) Modifiť le (2001/02/07)
1997 (PDF - 429K)