Retail non-store industries, operating statistics, by province and territory (Nova Scotia)
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|operating statistics (annual)|
|Total operating revenues||716,226||629,590||695,027||774,665||783,717|
|Cost of goods sold||599,171||493,608||551,142||638,748||656,379|
|Total operating expenses||101,976||106,177||116,751||118,140||114,784|
|Gross margin (%)||16.3||21.6||20.7||17.5||16.2|
|Electronic shopping and mail-order houses|
|Total operating revenues||4,255||4,601||6,739||7,108||7,141|
|Cost of goods sold||x||x||x||x||3,447|
|Total operating expenses||1,568||1,536||2,022||2,854||2,792|
|Gross margin (%)||x||x||x||x||51.7|
|Vending machine operators and coffee service operators|
|Total operating revenues||18,803||18,188||17,573||18,455||18,317|
|Cost of goods sold||x||x||x||x||8,194|
|Total operating expenses||9,671||9,222||9,139||9,597||9,527|
|Gross margin (%)||x||x||x||x||55.3|
|Total operating revenues||627,568||550,119||617,493||693,514||702,641|
|Cost of goods sold||552,577||449,222||509,343||594,818||611,498|
|Total operating expenses||68,292||76,938||87,544||87,941||84,328|
|Gross margin (%)||11.9||18.3||17.5||14.2||13.0|
|Other direct selling establishments|
|Total operating revenues||65,599||56,682||53,221||55,587||55,618|
|Cost of goods sold||36,294||34,143||30,418||32,693||33,239|
|Total operating expenses||22,444||18,482||18,046||17,747||18,137|
|Gross margin (%)||44.7||39.8||42.8||41.2||40.2|
| 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 Total operating revenues. The ratio is expressed as a percentage of the total Total operating revenues. This measure is also known as the return on sales.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), 2007.
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0012.
Last modified: 2014-03-26.
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