Food store sales in Canada by region and type 2018

This statistic shows the sales of food stores in Canada in 2018, by region and type of store. In Ontario in 2018, chain food stores generated sales amounting to approximately 19.73 billion Canadian dollars, while independent store sales amounted to approximately 12.04 billion Canadian dollars.

Sales of food stores in Canada in 2018, by region and type of store

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Release date

February 2019



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Supplementary notes

* Chains are defined as those with four or more stores under single ownership. Figures are Canadian Grocer Estimates using Statistics Canada data.
** Including Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
Figures have been rounded.

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