Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is one of Canada's most-shopped general retailers and the country's largest sporting goods retailer, with more than 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets from coast-to-coast. Our primary retail business categories - Automotive, Living, Fixing, Sports, Playing and Apparel - are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division. For 90 years we have been preparing Canadians for everyday life in Canada.
Today, Canadian Tire employs nearly 68,000 people across the country. Through the strength of our family of businesses, which include Canadian Tire Retail, Canadian Tire Gas+, PartSource, Canadian Tire Financial Services, Mark’s and FGL Sports, the Canadian Tire brand stands apart in its commitment to innovation, breadth of product offerings and overall value for consumers.
Only an experienced retailer like Canadian Tire can understand the things Canadians hold dear because they are dear to us as well. We celebrate the changing of the seasons along with Canadians. We obsess about hockey and make fixing fun. No one knows the ins and outs of cars and driving like we do.
90 years after its inception, Canadian Tire has a history of evolving to reflect the everyday needs and wants of Canadians. Our businesses serve the breadth of our customers’ needs. Our iconic brand holds 98% instant recognition among Canadians. That’s the power of the Canadian Tire triangle.
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Preparing Canadians for the jobs and joys of everyday life in Canada is a mission Canadian Tire Corporation began in 1922. Nine decades later, Canadian Tire remains one of Canada’s most iconic companies. We are committed to continued growth, improving the customer experience, productivity and financial stability.
Our roots are in Canadian Tire Retail, which started as an auto garage before branching into other product categories. We have grown the CTR network dramatically while adding other business lines: Canadian Tire Gas+, Financial Services, PartSource, Mark’s and, most recently, FGL Sports.
Putting the customer at the centre of everything we do is essential to providing a high-quality and consistent customer experience across our network of more than 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets. Through our cutting edge store design, digital marketing, e-commerce and the use of leading-edge customer analytics, award winning call centre and state of the art distribution centres, Canadian Tire is continually evolving so we are better able to respond to the changing expectations of consumers.
For our employees, this means working in a dynamic environment that champions and invests in innovation. At Canadian Tire, strong leadership and a talented team are our greatest assets.We are a successful and growing company that values diversity and innovative thinking, and fosters a culture of performance and accountability. Canadian Tire’s family of businesses gives employees the opportunity to explore career paths across our many brands. In our retail stores and gas outlets, and at our corporate head offices across the country, our employees are passionate and committed to helping us build our reputation as one of the best places to work in Canada.
For 90 years and as one of Canada’s most trusted companies, Canadian Tire has been committed to being a responsible corporate citizen—in the community, the environment and in business. This commitment is integrated into our brand, values, operations and business strategy and we are winning the awards to prove it. Canadian Tire won the GLOBE Award for Best Green Retailing Practices and our new store concept design was honoured with the 2012 Sustainability Design Award. We were recently recognized by Maclean's Magazine as one of Canada’s 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies. Canadian Tire approaches sustainability as a business strategy, and takes pride in being your neighbour and helping Canadian communities grow.
Our charitable organization, Canadian Tire Jumpstart, provides Canadian kids, age four to 18, in financial need with access to the life benefits of community-based organized sport and recreation by covering the cost of registration, equipment and/or transportation. Since its launch in 2005, Canadian Tire Jumpstart has given over 400,000 kids across Canada the chance to play.
GLOBE Award for Best Green Retailing Practices:http://www.globe-net.com/articles/2012/june/20/globe-awards-the-meaning-of-excellence
2012 Maclean's/Sustainalytics list 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada: http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/06/14/how-corporate-social-responsibility-improved-these-companies-bottom-lines/
Corporate Knights Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada:http://www.corporateknights.com/report/2012-best-corporate-citizens-canada
2012 Retail Council of Canada Awards Store Design In-store Merchandising:http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/986931/retail-council-of-canada-honours-excellence-at-national-conference
2012 Retail Council of Canada Awards Store Design Store Design: Marks: http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/986931/retail-council-of-canada-honours-excellence-at-national-conference
SQM Call Centre of the Year: Canadian Tire Financial Services: http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/880513/canadian-tire-financial-services-wins-top-honours-in-annual-sqm-ranking