Retail trade, operating statistics, by province and territory (Nova Scotia)
Related tables: Retail sales by type of store.
|Operating revenues||Operating expenses1||Cost of goods sold||Gross margin|
|operating statistics (annual)|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Clothing and clothing accessories stores||548,095||245,599||268,489||51.0|
|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|
|Other general merchandise stores||x||152,127||x||x|
|Miscellaneous store retailers||325,767||122,777||183,704||43.6|
| x : suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act |
Gross margin is obtained by subtracting the cost of goods sold from the total operating revenues. The ratio is expressed as a percentage of the total operating revenues. This measure is also known as the return on sales.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), 2007.
1. Operating Expenses excluding cost of goods sold
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0023.
Last modified: 2014-03-26.
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