Retail Trade

The retail trade industry is comprised of businesses involved in the sale of finished goods and related services to consumers; these businesses operate through a variety of physical and non-physical distribution channels. Common examples of physical retailers include department stores, specialty shops, and market stalls; non-physical retailers can include online marketplaces, television shopping channels, and door-to-door sellers.

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Sub-industries

Motor vehicle and parts dealers
Health and personal care stores
Other retail trade (excluding cars and personal care)

Sector Labour Market Partnerships Program

The Sector Labour Market Partnerships (SLMP) Program helps industry and employers understand and respond to changing labour market demands. Under the program, partnership-led projects can apply for funding to address broader sector and regional labour market issues.

BC Association of Abattoirs Final Engagement Report – December 2016
Performance Apparel Manufacturing – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Engagement Report – December 2015
Association of BC Marine Industries Sector Engagement Report – October 2016 
Western Convenience Stores Association Engagement Report – March 2017

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