Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Used Goods Stores industry in Canada runs countercyclical to the overall economy. Due to the nature of the industry's products, when per capita disposable income is low, demand is high for used, and therefore cheaper, products. In the five years to 2019, as the economy recovers, industry growth will slow significantly... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic distribution of the Used Goods Stores industry is positively correlated with the distribution of the general population. Used goods stores also locate themselves close to areas that contain a high level of business activity. Consequently, industry establishments are most heavily concentrated in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia.
Ontario is the most heavily populated province in Canada. In 2014, Ontario is estimated to comprise more than one-third of the Canadian population and an estimated 39.9% of industry establishments. Both for-profit players, such as Savers Inc., and not-for-profit players, like the Salvation Army, have multiple locations, including Canada's largest city Toronto and its capital Ottawa... purchase to read more