Retail and Wholesale in Canada

Country Report

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Feb 2019

Households prioritising debt reduction will spur higher saving rates and reduce industry’s CAGR to 2.4% over 2017-2022

International internet retailers continue investing in expansion of Canadian online shopping channels

Second-hand goods stores witnessing highest growth due to rising recycling culture in Canada

Recovering manufacturing sector boosts demand for distribution services and drives industry’s revenues up by 4.1% in 2017

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Retail and Wholesale in Canada



Growth is set to ease as Canadians are determined to save more
Recovering manufacturing sector increases B2B demand for wholesale services
Increasing recycling trends promote popularity of second-hand retail shops

Competitive Landscape

Distribution sector is boosted by international internet retailers’ investments

Industry Overview

Chart 1 Turnover 2002-2022
Chart 2 Value Added 2012-2017, LCU million
Chart 3 Profit and Profit Margin 2012-2017
Chart 4 Turnover by Category 2012-2017, LCU million
Chart 5 Sale, Maintenance and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Retail Sale of Automotive Fuel Turnover 2002-2022
Chart 6 Retail Turnover 2002-2022
Chart 7 Wholesale Turnover 2002-2022
Chart 8 Absolute Growth by Category, LCU million

Cost Structure

Chart 9 Cost Structure 2012-2017, LCU million
Chart 10 Costs' Structure


Chart 11 Imports, Exports and Trade Balance 2012-2017, LCU million
Chart 12 Exports by Category 2012-2017
Chart 13 Imports by Category 2012-2017

Market Structure

Chart 14 Market Structure by Category 2012-2017, LCU million


Chart 15 Market Structure by Buyer 2012-2017
Chart 16 Demand Structure


Chart 17 Employment Statistics and Productivity 2012-2017
Chart 18 Number of Companies by Company's Size 2012-2017
Chart 19 Firmographics Distribution by Turnover 2012-2017, % of total Turnover
Chart 20 Industry Concentration 2012-2017, % share of Turnover
Chart 21 Top Companies' Shares 2017, % of Turnover
Chart 22 Top 5 Companies' Share Dynamics 2012-2017, % of Turnover
Chart 23 Turnover Performance by Company 2012-2017

Industry Context

Chart 24 Industry vs GDP Performance 2002-2022, % Y-O-Y growth
Chart 25 Retail and Wholesale vs Other Industries 2002-2022, LCU million
Chart 26 Industry Turnover by Region 2017, USD million
Chart 27 Retail and Wholesale in North America 2002-2022, USD million