2021 Awardee

Canada’s Most Respected Grocery/Food Retailer

As of 2020, Costco was the fifth largest retailer in the world, operating over 100 locations across Canada.  Food and grocery offerings include meat, seafood, grocery, bakery, and pantry item as well as organic, vegan, gluten-free offerings and general household offerings.  Costco Canada is headquartered in Nepean, Ontario.

Distinguished Recognition
2021 Results

Costco ranks first as the Most Respected Grocery/Food Retailer in Canada, based on the highest RESPECT SCORE tabulated in a national survey conducted among 3,784 randomly selected Canadian adults who are members of the Maru/Blue Online panel during September 2021. The results were then calculated based on the ranking methodology noted previously. The detailed tables for this study are posted here.

* These results are posted with the detailed tables as a proof point for the study.  Reproduction of this chart either in whole or in part may not be undertaken without the expressed permission of DART I & C.

The entities compiled for evaluation come from various national sources compiled by DART I & C. Entities must share a similarity within the category and/or sector, represent a common attribute such as share or size of market or voice, revenue, assets, customers, number of employees, regional and industry/sector relevance, and/or designation by a government or regulatory body.