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

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Retail non-store industries, operating statistics, by province and territory
(Ontario)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  operating statistics (annual)
  $ thousands
Ont.
Non-store retailers
Total operating revenues 6,160,965 5,662,062 5,854,547 6,869,191 7,339,329
Cost of goods sold 4,191,730 3,848,416 4,008,114 4,869,419 5,256,580
Total operating expenses 1,772,423 1,650,200 1,712,882 1,852,575 1,940,401
Gross margin (%) 32.0 32.0 31.5 29.1 28.4
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses
Total operating revenues 3,071,055 2,720,138 2,795,437 3,194,809 3,430,866
Cost of goods sold 1,901,788 1,695,271 1,748,298 2,051,860 2,175,782
Total operating expenses 1,085,771 969,778 1,021,712 1,130,734 1,222,874
Gross margin (%) 38.1 37.7 37.5 35.8 36.6
Vending machine operators and coffee service operators
Total operating revenues 242,611 224,142 219,874 224,296 222,550
Cost of goods sold 112,405 103,341 104,121 109,549 107,968
Total operating expenses 121,115 108,622 102,309 101,315 97,219
Gross margin (%) 53.7 53.9 52.6 51.2 51.5
Fuel dealers
Total operating revenues 2,160,196 2,092,585 2,139,928 2,735,332 2,913,903
Cost of goods sold 1,865,621 1,769,119 1,809,283 2,334,686 2,566,130
Total operating expenses 248,898 277,120 280,291 317,539 307,252
Gross margin (%) 13.6 15.5 15.5 14.6 11.9
Other direct selling establishments
Total operating revenues 687,104 625,196 699,307 714,753 772,010
Cost of goods sold 311,916 280,686 346,413 373,324 406,699
Total operating expenses 316,639 294,680 308,570 302,987 313,056
Gross margin (%) 54.6 55.1 50.5 47.8 47.3

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