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

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Retail 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 62,174,783 14,956,750 43,529,214 30.0
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 12,990,557 2,274,619 10,494,312 19.2
New car dealers 9,853,953 1,406,379 8,305,716 15.7
Used car dealers 618,923 97,898 523,205 15.5
Other motor vehicle dealers 1,007,084 296,704 730,865 27.4
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 1,510,596 473,638 934,527 38.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores 2,019,001 795,884 1,137,693 43.7
Furniture stores 1,152,957 428,883 683,735 40.7
Home furnishings stores 866,044 367,001 453,958 47.6
Electronics and appliance stores 2,413,636 662,749 1,625,264 32.7
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,044,569 984,495 2,008,294 34.0
Food and beverage stores 15,707,004 3,695,453 10,631,030 32.3
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 10,747,580 2,857,958 7,669,382 28.6
Convenience stores 618,289 99,573 499,529 19.2
Specialty food stores 807,097 300,098 483,795 40.1
Beer, wine and liquor stores 3,534,038E 437,825E 1,978,324E 44.0
Health and personal care stores 4,275,573 1,444,486 2,644,413 38.2
Gasoline stations 7,357,434 718,892 5,892,274 19.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 3,853,485 1,626,900 1,872,877 51.4
Clothing stores 2,859,698 1,224,528 1,355,934 52.6
Shoe stores 388,467 169,448 200,312 48.4
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 605,320 232,923 316,630 47.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,530,216 534,134 927,560 39.4
General merchandise stores 7,082,059 1,484,358 5,222,915 26.3
Department stores x 819,728 x x
Other general merchandise stores x 664,630 x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,901,249 734,781 1,072,581 43.6

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