Business & Economic Development - Sectors


Shopping mallWith over 6,800 retail establishments throughout Manitoba (employing a total of 66,700 people), the value of Manitoba's retail trade industry in 2010 was approximately $16 billion. The retail trade industry contributes approximately $2.9 billion (7.3%) to Manitoba's GDP annually. The principal industry organization is the Retail Council of Canada – Manitoba division.

The opening of IKEA Winnipeg in 2012 was the first IKEA store in the Canadian province of Manitoba and is the largest Canadian IKEA store at an estimated 32,516 m².

Contact Info

Tel: 204-945-2466
Fax: 204-945-3977

Mr. Lanny McInnes,
Director, Government Relations & Member Services (Manitoba)
Retail Council of Canada
Phone: 204-253-1654
Fax: 204-253-2413

Related Links:

Top of the page