Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Pharmacies and Drug Stores - 44611

Definition

This industry comprises establishments, known as pharmacies and drug stores, primarily engaged in retailing prescription or non-prescription drugs and medicines. These establishments also typically retail snacks, cosmetics, personal hygiene products, greeting cards and stationery, and health aids, and may also retail confectionery, tobacco products, novelties and giftware, and cameras and photographic supplies.

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    Example Activities:
    Apothecaries, retail
    Dispensary, retail
    Drug store
    Drug sundries, retail
    Patent medicines, retail
    Pharmaceuticals, retail
    Pharmacies, retail
    Proprietary medicines, retail

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    retailing food supplement products, such as vitamins, nutrition supplements and body enhancing supplements (446191, Food (Health) supplement stores)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

11,709

0-99 Employees

99.5%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$1.4
million

Profitable

82.1%

Salaries and wages

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Retail revenues and expenses

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