Canada's Wholesale Trade Industry: Industrial Profile Autumn 2009
The Conference Board of Canada, 2 pages,
November 2, 2009
This industry profile provides a five-year forecast for Canada's Wholesale Trade Industry.
- Strong Dollar— The Industry is domestically oriented, with a large portion of
goods sold originating in other countries. As a result, the strong dollar has been
a major source of cost savings for the industry.
- Motor Vehicles and Parts—Wholesale sales are rebounding as several temporarily
shuttered plants are coming back online.
- Pricing—The industry is highly competitive; recent cost savings resulting from
the strong Canadian dollar are being passed through to customers, limiting