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

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Retail 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 13,081,792 2,819,973 9,601,748 26.6
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 2,795,323 415,575 2,328,740 16.7
New car dealers 2,275,369 300,565 1,939,414 14.8
Used car dealers 186,629 28,020 153,483 17.8
Other motor vehicle dealers 164,028 39,925 117,565 28.3
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 169,297 47,065 118,278 30.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores 292,800 114,334 170,865 41.6
Furniture stores 172,634 68,979 103,520 40.0
Home furnishings stores 120,166 45,354 67,345 44.0
Electronics and appliance stores 263,362 71,969 185,589 29.5
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 918,247 246,679 632,347 31.1
Food and beverage stores 3,395,791 734,337 2,404,035 29.2
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 2,382,292 547,659 1,813,362 23.9
Convenience stores 287,086 46,644 x x
Specialty food stores x x x x
Beer, wine and liquor stores x x x x
Health and personal care stores 1,012,525 292,903 693,846 31.5
Gasoline stations 1,683,189 143,279 1,420,033 15.6
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 548,095 245,599 268,489 51.0
Clothing stores 420,655 184,699 205,452 51.2
Shoe stores 55,947 24,405 28,313 49.4
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 71,492 36,495 34,724 51.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 240,144 82,328 145,614 39.4
General merchandise stores 1,606,549 350,194 1,168,484 27.3
Department stores x 198,067 x x
Other general merchandise stores x 152,127 x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 325,767 122,777 183,704 43.6

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