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INDUSTRY REPORT

CSCA RETAIL 100 CONGLOMERATES
Color shows details about 3 Digit NAICS categories
while size shows total sales
Furniture & Home Furnishings
Electronics & Appliances
Home Improvement
Grocery
Health & Personal Care
Clothing & Footwear
Hobby Stores
General Merchandise
Miscellaneous

Costco
Wholesale
Corp.
TJX

Sears

Jean
Coutu

Canadian
Tire

Weston
Group

Jim
Pattison
Lowe's

NRDC
Pharmasave

Apple Ikea
Inc.
Home
Depot

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

McKesson

Dollarama
Inc.
Leon's

Canadian
Tire

TJX
Home
Hardware

Best
Buy

Empire Company

Indigo

Tim-Br
Staples

The
Gap
Metro Inc.
Weston Group

Canadian
Tire

LEADING RETAILERS IN CANADA

A SNAPSHOT FROM THE
CSCA RETAIL 100
BY CHRISTOPHER DANIEL and TONY HERNANDEZ

THE CSCA Retail 100, created by the Centre for

the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA) at
Ryerson University, brings you the top 100 retail
conglomerates operating in Canada as ranked by
total estimated annual retail sales in fiscal 2016.
This top echelon of retailers in Canada are important to understand on their own since many are
organizations whose economies of scale enable
them to exert a significant influence on Canada's
retail economy. The top 100 retail conglomerates
account for more than 75 per cent of non-automotive retail sales in Canada. Considering the
control they exert, understanding the marketing
strategies and positioning that these top 100 retail
players adopt provides insight into the ongoing
processes that are continuously shaping Canada's
retail economy.

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CSCA Retail 100 Profiles: Fiscal 2016

The top 100 retail conglomerates in Canada
collectively operated 405 retail chains, controlled
$265 billion in total retail sales, and accounted
for just over 75 per cent of non-automotive retail
sales in Canada in Fiscal 2016. The CSCA Retail
100 clearly illustrates that the top conglomerates
account for the large majority of Canada's retail
economy. For example, the top three conglomerates (Weston Group, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and
Empire Company Limited) account for 29 per cent
of total non-automotive retail sales in Canada.
This illustrates that a significant share of Canada's
retail buying power is concentrated in the hands of
a small number of very large retail organizations.
In addition to these top three conglomerates,
there were 32 organizations with at least $1 billion in



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue

Editor’s Note
Retail Currents
Under the Banner
At Issue
Preparing for Tomorrow Today
Retail 2018: What the Future Has in Store
Living in the Future
Getting Results
Selling Across Borders
Don’t “wannacry” Anymore About Cybercrime?
How Can Technology Solve the Biggest Retail Challenges?
Channel Loyalty
Content Is King
Delivering Your Brand to the World
Small Business. Big Impact.
Leading Retailers in Canada
Advertisers’ Index
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Intro
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - bellyband1
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - bellyband2
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - cover1
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - cover2
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 3
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Editor’s Note
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 5
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Retail Currents
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 7
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Under the Banner
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - At Issue
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Preparing for Tomorrow Today
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 11
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Retail 2018: What the Future Has in Store
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 13
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 14
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 15
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 16
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 17
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Living in the Future
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 19
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Getting Results
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 21
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Selling Across Borders
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 23
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Don’t “wannacry” Anymore About Cybercrime?
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 25
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - How Can Technology Solve the Biggest Retail Challenges?
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 27
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 28
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 29
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Channel Loyalty
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 31
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 32
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 33
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 34
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 35
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Content Is King
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 37
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 38
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 39
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Delivering Your Brand to the World
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 41
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Small Business. Big Impact.
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 43
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Leading Retailers in Canada
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 45
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - Advertisers’ Index
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - cover3
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - cover4
Canadian Retailer - The Technology & e-Commerce Issue - 52
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