July/August 2020 – Facing the Music

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64 BCBUSINESS JULY/AUGUST 2020 DISCLAIMER BCBusiness prepares the Top 100 list using various sources, but it makes no representation regarding the completeness, accuracy or timeliness of any information presented. RANK COMPANY REVENUE 2019 ($000) REVENUE 2018 ($000) 1 Jim Pattison Group 10,900,000 10,600,000 2 H.Y. Louie Co. 5,800,000 e 5,560,000 e 3 Lululemon Athletica 4,363,270 c 3,432,544 c 4 Best Buy Canada 4,264,657 c 4,129,396 c 5 BC Liquor Distribution Branch 3,593,613 3,498,007 6 London Drugs 2,700,000 e 2,575,000 e 7 OpenRoad Auto Group 1,385,331 1,262,387 8 Inland Kenworth 1,383,178 1,188,082 9 7-Eleven Canada 1,200,000 e 1,200,000 e 10 Aritzia 874,296 743,267 RANK COMPANY REVENUE 2019 ($000) REVENUE 2018 ($000) 1 Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. 4,883,655 c 5,350,075 c 2 British Columbia Lottery Corp. 2,590,126 2,502,510 3 Great Canadian Gaming Corp. 1,355,600 1,221,000 4 British Columbia Ferry Services 925,653 900,608 5 Gateway Casinos & Entertainment 696,623 c, e 680,243 c, e 6 Vancouver Airport Authority 571,752 565,144 7 Black Press 350,000 e 361,000 8 Coast Hotels 253,061 259,237 9 Glacier Media 184,790 188,372 10 BC Pavilion Corp. 132,541 123,464 e=estimate; c=converted from USD at 1.3269 (2019) and 1.2957 (2018) Revenue is by fiscal year e=estimate; c=converted from USD at 1.3269 (2019) and 1.2957 (2018) Revenue is by fiscal year significant pain. Social distancing mea- sures will have more general, yet-to-be- determined impacts. "That's going to constrain the amount that the economy can in fact rebound," Yu says. "[Consum- ers] will largely be staying more at home than they have in the past because No. 1, there's the fear factor." The limits on the number of people allowed in workplaces and shops will also reduce productivity and increase the hassles associated with doing busi- ness. Spending will flow to those compa- nies that offer a hassle-free experience. But many consumers will stand back, Yu reckons. "Some people [will] view it as more of a hassle to not being able to get back to a normal pace," he says. "Why bother at that point?" n RETAIL TOURISM + CULTURE Everything we do has the safety of British Columbians in mind. For key insights into the safety of technical systems in the province, our State of Safety report is live: technicalsafetybc.ca/StateofSafety C M Y CM MY CY CMY K BC Business vertical print v2.pdf 1 2020-06-24 1:10 PM

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