Wholesale trade, operating statistics, by province and territory (British Columbia)

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Wholesale trade, operating statistics, by province and territory
(British Columbia)
  2012
  Operating revenues Operating expenses1 Cost of goods sold Gross margin
  operating statistics (annual)
  $ thousands %
B.C.  
Total, all stores 66,186,546 9,834,062 52,804,237 20.2
Farm product wholesaler-distributors 1,057,825 143,519 x x
Petroleum Product Wholesaler-Distributors 5,160,438 217,190 4,501,003 12.8
Food, beverage and tobacco wholesaler-distributors 11,657,428 1,532,409 9,737,151 16.5
Food wholesaler-distributors 10,527,885 1,357,799 8,820,583 16.2
Beverage wholesaler-distributors 471,671 147,675 283,549 39.9
Cigarette and tobacco product wholesaler-distributors 657,872 26,936 633,018 3.8
Personal and household goods wholesaler-distributors 6,597,310 1,219,961 x x
Textile, clothing and footwear wholesaler-distributors 1,033,245 298,442 660,183 36.1
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance wholesaler-distributors 1,159,681 174,647 x x
Home furnishings wholesaler-distributors 594,941 195,027 389,629 34.5
Personal goods wholesaler-distributors 1,012,552 276,994 x x
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies wholesaler-distributors 2,564,037 197,065 2,302,247 10.2
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries wholesaler-distributors 232,854 77,785 140,229 39.8
Motor vehicle and parts wholesaler-distributors 7,963,369 997,560 6,574,563 17.4
Motor vehicle wholesaler-distributors 6,094,626 564,260 5,315,511 12.8
New motor vehicle parts and accessories wholesaler-distributors 1,814,931 413,681 1,224,963 32.5
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories wholesaler-distributors 53,812 19,619 34,089 36.7
Building material and supplies wholesaler-distributors 13,186,344 1,831,456 10,466,484 20.6
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 2,916,229 530,992 2,254,545 22.7
Metal service centres 1,981,712 214,516 1,698,651 14.3
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies wholesaler-distributors 8,288,403 1,085,948 6,513,289 21.4
Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 10,735,760 2,222,079 7,722,044 28.1
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment wholesaler-distributors 530,296 109,103 401,692 24.3
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 4,742,938 1,026,264 3,298,667 30.5
Computer and communications equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 2,937,212 394,441 2,397,645 18.4
Other machinery, equipment and supplies wholesaler-distributors 2,525,314 692,272 1,624,040 35.7
Miscellaneous wholesaler-distributors 8,315,468 1,190,106 6,869,488 17.4
Recyclable material wholesaler-distributors 1,222,026 243,924 898,506 26.5
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product wholesaler-distributors 1,639,878 136,544 1,457,173 11.1
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distributors 1,413,432 110,978 1,281,920 9.3
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product wholesaler-distributors 854,711 178,524 607,523 28.9
Other miscellaneous wholesaler-distributors 3,185,420 520,136 2,624,366 17.6
Wholesale Agents and Brokers 1,512,605 479,782 918,184 39.3

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