Canadian Industrial Profile
Clothing and Department Stores
This industry profile provides a five-year forecast for Canada’s clothing and department stores industry.
- Clothing and department stores often have small staffs. Over 80 per cent of businesses have fewer than 20 workers.
- Around 4 per cent of Canadian household spending is on clothing and accessories.
- Clothing and department stores account for 17 per cent of total retail sales, which has remained constant over time.