Wholesale trade, operating statistics, by province and territory (Nova Scotia)

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Wholesale trade, operating statistics, by province and territory
(Nova Scotia)
  2012
  Operating revenues Operating expenses1 Cost of goods sold Gross margin
  operating statistics (annual)
  $ thousands %
N.S.  
Total, all stores 10,048,516 1,408,409 8,318,642 17.2
Farm product wholesaler-distributors x 9,549 19,115 x
Petroleum Product Wholesaler-Distributors x 43,422E x x
Food, beverage and tobacco wholesaler-distributors 2,625,029 274,742 2,320,714 11.6
Food wholesaler-distributors 2,576,187 266,086 2,297,233 10.8
Beverage wholesaler-distributors 48,842 8,656E 23,480 51.9
Cigarette and tobacco product wholesaler-distributors .. .. .. ..
Personal and household goods wholesaler-distributors x 94,207 x x
Textile, clothing and footwear wholesaler-distributors x x 9,283 x
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance wholesaler-distributors x x 2,418 x
Home furnishings wholesaler-distributors x 16,867 66,820 x
Personal goods wholesaler-distributors x 28,361 61,520 x
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies wholesaler-distributors x 28,864 x x
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries wholesaler-distributors x 12,902 22,640 x
Motor vehicle and parts wholesaler-distributors 1,849,569 199,318 x x
Motor vehicle wholesaler-distributors 1,516,100 131,730 1,353,232 10.7
New motor vehicle parts and accessories wholesaler-distributors x 61,586 x x
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories wholesaler-distributors x 6,002 10,407 x
Building material and supplies wholesaler-distributors 1,806,444 249,436 1,446,568 19.9
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 620,566 108,740 471,060 24.1
Metal service centres 92,757 24,517 73,207 21.1
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies wholesaler-distributors 1,093,122 116,179 902,301 17.5
Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors x 329,315 x x
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment wholesaler-distributors 122,288 19,453 x x
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors x 147,312 x x
Computer and communications equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 371,397 62,471 x x
Other machinery, equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 362,302 100,079 x x
Miscellaneous wholesaler-distributors x 128,332 x x
Recyclable material wholesaler-distributors x 27,352 x x
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product wholesaler-distributors 209,105 34,226 x x
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distributors x 6,022 x x
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product wholesaler-distributors x 22,577 x x
Other miscellaneous wholesaler-distributors 176,524 38,155 129,441 26.7
Wholesale Agents and Brokers 127,546 80,088 33,944 73.4

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