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The Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA) is a member-supported non-profit research centre, located at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. The CSCA studies location-based trends in the consumer service sector and collects and reports on a broad array of location data sets. The Centre facilitates discussion of emerging industry issues and the exchange of ideas while promoting research, innovation, education and debate. The Centre is supported by private and public sector members and works with a number of industry partners.

Retail Concentration in Canada and the Competition Bureau

Retail Concentration in Canada and the Competition Bureau

By Dr. Maurice Yeates, and Dr. Tony Hernandez 

In this CSCA Research Insight, we focus our attention on the changes in the composition of the Top Ten retail conglomerates in Canada between 2014 and 2019.  Our analysis highlights the increasing level of concentration amongst this upper echelon of retail conglomerates. The Top Ten increased their collective control of the Canadian marketplace –...

Shopping Centre Data (SCD)

Shopping Centre Data (SCD)

A national database that provides a comprehensive current quarterly view of Shopping Centres (SCD) across Canada in a spatial format that can be used within a wide range of business applications, including:

  • Calculate shopping centre square footage by market
  • Calculate year over year change in square footage by market
  • Populate...

CSCA Base Metrics Package - Shopping Centres (SCD)

CSCA Base Metrics Package - Shopping Centres (SCD)

The SCD Base Metrics package provides you with quick reference summary statistics and cross-tabs from the most recent release of the Shopping Centre Database. The CSCA's location-based shopping centre data is combined with Environics Analytics' population and household income demographics (DemoStats) at various levels of geography (province, major market and...

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