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

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Retail non-store industries, operating statistics, by province and territory
(British Columbia)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  operating statistics (annual)
  $ thousands
B.C.
Non-store retailers
Total operating revenues 1,024,183 1,115,020 1,152,940 1,352,552 1,531,307
Cost of goods sold 684,323 757,895 781,842 931,257 1,071,159
Total operating expenses 290,553 303,748 323,460 365,040 397,756
Gross margin (%) 33.2 32.0 32.2 31.1 30.0
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses
Total operating revenues x x x x x
Cost of goods sold x x x x x
Total operating expenses x 130,346 x x x
Gross margin (%) x x x x x
Vending machine operators and coffee service operators
Total operating revenues x x x x 78,938
Cost of goods sold x x x x 37,364
Total operating expenses x x x x 34,402
Gross margin (%) x x x x 52.7
Fuel dealers
Total operating revenues 457,423 489,553 502,374 605,737 688,838
Cost of goods sold 382,002 406,380 399,665 499,268 586,871
Total operating expenses x 64,570 85,055 87,063 90,061
Gross margin (%) 16.5 17.0 20.4 17.6 14.8
Other direct selling establishments
Total operating revenues 159,825 136,853 x x x
Cost of goods sold x 60,870 x x x
Total operating expenses 76,579 x x x x
Gross margin (%) x 55.5 x x x

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