Service industry profile
Service industries are vital to the Canadian economy.
The Service industries sector is made up of companies that primarily earn revenue through providing intangible products and services. The Service industry companies are involved in retail, transport, distribution, food services, professional services as well as other service-dominated businesses.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has more information on the following service industries:
- Logistics and supply chain management
(Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Supply Chain Management and Warehousing)
- Specialized design services
- Retail Trade
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