Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses - 4541

Definition

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in:retailing all types of merchandise using the electronic and print media to induce direct response by the customer. These establishments can employ methods, such as broadcasting infomercials, broadcasting and publishing direct-response advertising and publishing traditional or electronic catalogues, to display their merchandise and reach their customers.

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    They can also provide sites facilitating consumer-to-consumer or business-to-consumer trade in new and used goods, on an auction basis, using the Internet. Transactions between these retailers and their customers typically require the use of information technology (telephone or computer network) and the delivery of merchandise is typically done by mail or courier. Establishments primarily engaged in retailing from catalogue showrooms, without stock, are also included.

    Exclusions

    No exclusions are specified in the 2012 NAICS Canada manual.

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

4,843

0-99 Employees

97.4%

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

Average revenue

$387.8
thousand

Profitable

76.1%

Gross domestic product

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Salaries and wages

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Retail revenues and expenses

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