4 Canadian Retail Stocks Set to Get Crushed By Amazon.com

Amazon.com Inc. has quickly grown into a retailing behemoth by dominating the online shopping world

SmallCapPower | June 10, 2016: Amazon.com’s stock price has been hitting new highs as consumers continue to make more and more purchases online. The Canadian retailers on our list have likely already seen revenues suffer from Amazon’s influence and could experience additional pressure unless they’re able to find new ways to adapt.

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SciVacBMTC Group Inc. (TSE:GBT) – $12.98
Department Stores

BMTC Group Inc. is a Canada-based holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, Ameublements Tanguay Inc., and its two divisions, Brault & Martineau and EconoMax, manages and operates a retail network of furniture, household appliances and electronic products in Quebec.

  • Market Cap: 486,215,913.93
  • Revenue: 723,001,000
  • Operating Income: 55,572,000
  • Total Debt: 0

SciVacIndigo Books and Music Inc. (TSE:IDG) – $18.25
Miscellaneous Specialty Retailers

Indigo Books & Music Inc. is a Canada-based book, gift and toy retailer that operates stores in 10 provinces and one territory in Canada, and offers online sales through its indigo.ca website. The Company operates around 91 superstores under the banners Chapters and Indigo, and about 127 small format stores under the banners Coles, Indigospirit, SmithBooks and The Book Company. The Company also has approximately 50% interest in Calendar Club of Canada Limited Partnership (Calendar Club), which operates seasonal kiosks and year-round stores in shopping malls across Canada.

  • Market Cap: 471,980,605.75
  • Revenue: 994,181,000
  • Operating Income: 19,950,000
  • Total Debt: 53,000

SciVacSears Canada Inc. (TSE:SCC) – $3.85
Department Stores

Sears Canada Inc. (Sears) is a Canada-based, multi-channel retailing company that operates through merchandising segments. Its merchandising operations include the sale of goods and services through its retail channels, which includes its full-line, Sears Home, Hometown, Outlet, Corbeil Electrique Inc. (Corbeil) stores and its direct (catalogue/Internet) channel. Its services include home improvements, such as carpet and duct cleaning, installation and assembly of products purchased at Sears stores, custom window coverings, windows and doors, and heating and cooling; product repair services, such as servicing of items covered under Sears Protection Plan, cash calls, as well as in-warranty service for select Kenmore, Craftsman and national brand products, and protection agreements, such as single or multi-year coverage on appliances, electronics, vacuums, lawn and garden, fitness, and heating, ventilating and air conditioning, and accident protection for furniture and mattresses.

  • Market Cap: 215,285,203.21
  • Revenue: 3,044,400,000
  • Operating Income: -168,500,000
  • Total Debt: 23,200,000

SciVacReitmans Canada Ltd. (TSE:RET) – $4.49
Apparel & Accessories Retailers

Reitmans (Canada) Limited is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in the sale of ladies’ specialty apparel to consumers through its retail banners. The Company has stores located in malls and retail power centers across Canada. The Company operates under banners, including Reitmans, which is a women’s apparel specialty chain and fashion brand that operates over 330 stores; Penningtons, which offers products under plus-size fashion sizes 14 to 32 and operates over 130 stores; Addition Elle, which offers products for plus-size women and operates over 110 stores; RW & CO., which offers fashions for men and women with approximately 80 stores; Thyme Maternity, which is a brand for moms-to-be with over 70 stores, and offers a complete line of nursing fashions and accessories; Hyba, which offers activewear and yoga clothes for exercising or sports and operates approximately 20 stores, and Smart Set.

  • Market Cap: 114,570,744.63
  • Revenue: 938,911,000
  • Operating Income: -19,994,000
  • Total Debt: 3,088,000

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