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The top 100 retailers and Canada’s top 10 retailers

The top 100 retailers and Canada’s top 10 retailers

Who’s up and who’s down in Canada’s retail landscape

Top retail 100 2019 infographicThe CSCA Retail 100, created by the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity at Ryerson University, brings you the top 100 retail conglomerates operating in Canada as ranked by total estimated annual retail sales in fiscal 2017. This report provides a detailed understanding of this upper tier of retailers in Canada – organizations whose economies of scale allow them to exert a significant influence on Canada’s retail economy.

 

 

Rank Deployment Plan Capital Control Est. Retail Sales ($Millions) # of Chains # of Stores Est. Sales Growth (%)
1 Weston Group (Shoppers Drug Mart, The Real Canadian Superstore, No Frills) CAN 46,230 35 2797 0.62
2 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Wal-Mart Supercenters, Wal-Mart) USA 32,435 2 410 3.40
3 Costco Wholesale Corp. (Costco) USA 24,634 1 97 9.14
4 Empire Company Limited (Sobeys, Safeway, IGA) CAN 24,215 26 1934 1.72
5 Metro Inc. (Metro, Food Basics, Metro PLUS) CAN 13,175 13 966 3.03
6 McKesson Corp. (IDA Pharmacy, Uniprix, Rexall Drug Store) USA 10,949 11 2234 18.05
7 Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. (Canadian Tire, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Sport Chek) CAN 10,202 12 1321 1.95
8 Lowe’s Companies Inc. (Lowe’s, Rona, Rona Home & Garden) USA 8,637 13 878 8.90
9 The Home Depot, Inc. (The Home Depot) USA 8,122 1 182 3.41
10 Home Hardware Stores Ltd. (Home Hardware, Home Building Centre) CAN 6,100 4 1069 1.67

 

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