Retail non-store industries, operating statistics, by province and territory (Quebec)

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Retail non-store industries, operating statistics, by province and territory
(Quebec)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  operating statistics (annual)
  $ thousands
Que.
Non-store retailers
Total operating revenues 2,557,362 2,126,373 2,251,595 2,671,070 2,724,954
Cost of goods sold 1,959,274 1,528,964 1,655,287 2,028,153 2,073,986
Total operating expenses 511,015 497,193 535,126 579,059 579,528
Gross margin (%) 23.4 28.1 26.5 24.1 23.9
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses
Total operating revenues 242,766 257,949 338,714 461,915 486,612
Cost of goods sold 82,572 102,677 145,046 227,456 242,276
Total operating expenses 139,751 139,640 187,213 219,054 213,010
Gross margin (%) 66.0 60.2 57.2 50.8 50.2
Vending machine operators and coffee service operators
Total operating revenues 116,597 119,863 113,565 119,634 117,157
Cost of goods sold 51,141 54,131 52,625 57,029 56,122
Total operating expenses 58,477 57,762 53,776 57,127 52,725
Gross margin (%) 56.1 54.8 53.7 52.3 52.1
Fuel dealers
Total operating revenues 1,970,696 1,542,834 1,615,860 1,870,806 1,899,976
Cost of goods sold 1,711,798 1,266,184 1,361,665 1,627,666 1,660,712
Total operating expenses 221,316 219,508 220,225 213,979 220,709
Gross margin (%) 13.1 17.9 15.7 13.0 12.6
Other direct selling establishments
Total operating revenues 227,302 205,728 183,455 218,714 221,209
Cost of goods sold 113,764 105,972 95,952 116,002 114,876
Total operating expenses 91,470 80,284 73,912 88,898 93,084
Gross margin (%) 50.0 48.5 47.7 47.0 48.1

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