Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Department Stores - 45211

Definition

This industry comprises establishments, known as department stores, primarily engaged in retailing a wide range of products, with each merchandise line constituting a separate department within the store. Selected departments may be operated by separate establishments, on a concession basis.

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    Example Activities:
    Department stores, retail
    Discount department stores

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    warehouse-style stores engaged in retailing a general line of grocery items in combination with a general line of non-grocery items (452910, Warehouse Clubs)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

587

0-99 Employees

11.4%

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

Average revenue

$183.7
thousand

Profitable

72.6%

Salaries and wages

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Retail revenues and expenses

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