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The Future of Retailing in Canada

  • Published: February 2010
  • Region: Canada
  • 344 pages
  • World Market Intelligence


  • Empire Company Limited
  • Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Loblaw Companies Limited
  • Metro Inc
  • Sears Canada, Inc
  • Sobeys Inc
  • MORE

This report is the result of World Market intelligence's (WMI) extensive market, company and deals research covering the Canadian retail market. It provides detailed segmentation of historic and forecast retail sales, segmented to category and channel level; analysis of the leading Canadian companies in the retail market; and analysis of the key financial deals involving retail players in Canada.

Strengthening consumer spending along with a cautious attitude: The Canadian retail sector is relatively healthy; however prudent consumer behavior prevailed during the process of economic recovery. Restricted consumer behavior was witnessed in Canadian market in 2008 as the growth in private consumption declined from 12.2% in 2007 to 5.4% in 2008. However Canadian consumer confidence has risen from record low levels during 2008 and early 2009 and Canadian retailers are faring better than their American counterparts are.

Noticeable development in retail property: A record amount of new retail space continues to be delivered and constructed even though the retail sector in the country has not completed the process of recovery. According to CB Richards data, during the first READ MORE >

Executive Summary
Market Environment
Channel Analysis: Canada Retail Market
Channel Analysis: Discount Retailers
Channel Analysis: General Retailers
Channel Analysis: Specialist Retailers
Channel Analysis: Online Retailers
Category Analysis: Germany Retail Market
Category Analysis: Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods
Category Analysis: Books, News & Stationery
Category Analysis: Electricals & Electronics
Category Analysis: Food & Groceries
Category Analysis: Furniture & Floor Coverings
Category Analysis: Home & Garden Products
Category Analysis: Music, Video & Entertainment Software
Category Analysis: Sports & Leisure Equipment
Company Profile: Loblaw Companies Limited
Company Profile: Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc
Company Profile: Empire Company Limited
Company Profile: Sobeys Inc
Company Profile: Metro Inc
Company Profile: Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation
Company Profile: Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Company Profile: Hudson’s Bay Company
Company Profile: The Jim Pattison Group
Company Profile: Sears Canada, Inc
Deal Analysis

- Loblaw Companies Limited
- Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc
- Empire Company Limited
- Sobeys Inc
- Metro Inc
- Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation
- Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
- Hudson’s Bay Company
- The Jim Pattison Group
- Sears Canada, Inc

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