Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey - Inventories - W8

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Introduction

Purpose

This survey provides information on the performance of the wholesale trade sector and when combined with other statistics, represents an important indicator of the Canadian economy.

Additional information

This survey provides information on the performance of the wholesale trade sector and when combined with other statistics, represents an important indicator of the Canadian economy. The business community uses the data to analyze market performance and developments. The statistical summaries are published in Catalogue 63-008-X, available at www.statcan.gc.ca. Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Confidentiality

Your answers are confidential Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects which could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes.

Data-sharing agreements

To reduce respondent burden, Statistics Canada has entered into data-sharing agreements with provincial and territorial statistical agencies and other government organizations, which have agreed to keep the data confidential and use them only for statistical purposes. A list of the organizations with which Statistics Canada has data-sharing agreements with will be sent to you on an occasional basis.

Record linkage

To enhance the data from this survey and to minimize the reporting burden, Statistics Canada may combine it with information from other surveys or from administrative sources.

Security of emails and faxes

Statistics Canada advises you that there could be a risk of disclosure during facsimile or other electronic transmission. However, upon receipt, Statistics Canada will provide the guaranteed level of protection afforded all information collected under the authority of the Statistics Act.

Assistance

If you require assistance in the completion of this questionnaire or have any questions regarding the survey, please call the nearest Statistics Canada Regional Office:

If you are within Quebec dial
Local: 819-564-5500 Toll free: 1-877-992-3999 Fax: 1-888-883-7999

If outside of Quebec dial
Local: 705-753-3161 Toll free: 1-800-316-5354 Fax:1-888-883-7999

Business Status

Is this business or organization currently in operation?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No, seasonal operations
  • 3: No, ceased all operations
  • 4: No, sold all operations
  • 5: No, amalgamated with (an) other business(es)
  • 6: No, temporarily inactive but will re-open
  • 7: No, no longer operating due to other reason(s)

When did this business or organization close for the season?

  • : YYYY MM DD

When does this business or organization expect to resume operations?

  • : YYYY MM DD

When did this business or organization cease all operations?

  • : YYYY MM DD

Why did this business or organization cease all operations?

  • 1: Bankruptcy
  • 2: Liquidation
  • 3: Dissolution
  • 4: Other reason — please specify:

When was this business or organization sold?

  • : YYYY MM DD

What is the legal name of the buyer?

When did this business or organization amalgamate?

  • : YYYY MM DD

What is the legal name of the resulting or continuing business or organization?

What is (are) the legal name(s) of the other amalgamated business(es) or organization(s)?

When did this business or organization become temporarily inactive?

  • : YYYY MM DD

When does this business or organization expect to resume operations?

  • : YYYY MM DD

Why is this business or organization temporarily inactive?

When did this business or organization cease operations?

  • : YYYY MM DD

Why did this business or organization cease operations?

Business activity

1. According to our records, this business or organization's main activity, which typically generates the most revenue,
is classified as:
Is this correct?

2. Was this business or organization's main activity, which typically generates the most revenue, ever classified as:

3. When did the main activity change?

5. Are there any other activities that contribute significantly (at least 10%) to this business or organization's revenue?

6. Please provide a brief but precise description of this business or organization's secondary activity.
e.g., Breakfast cereal manufacturing or Shoe store or Software development.

7.
Approximately what percentage of this business or organization's revenue is generated
by each of the following business activities?
Estimates are acceptable.

Total percentage..........................................100%

Sales, Commissions and Other Receipts

14. Please enter this business's reporting period for

15. Sales, Commissions and Other Receipts

16. Please report the number of locations and the total sales.

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince-Edward Island
  • 12: Nova scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Québec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon Territory
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 00: TOTAL CANADA

Inventories

17. Report inventories of goods owned, and intended for resale, at the end of the month.
Report at cost if possible.

18. Indicate the date for which the inventory value above was reported if different from the end of the calendar month.

19. Describe any reason(s) that may have affected the reported values for this business compared to the last reporting period.
e.g., expansion, acquired or sold business units, closures and organizational changes.

Feedback

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