Canadian Tire is a Canadian retailer that sells a wide selection of items, from car tires, batteries and parts to tools, outdoor recreation equipment and apparel. The retailer sells it wide selection of goods online and at its 491 retail stores.
Shoppers at Canadian Tire can find a large selection of items needed to repair and maintain their cars. The retailer is also know for its selection of items for the home, which includes vacuums, kitchen storage, cooking utensils and home electronics. Camping, hunting and sporting goods are also available, as is outdoor apparel. Customers can sign up for one of several credit cards issued under the Canadian Tire name to help finance purchases.
Canadian Tire also sells hockey gear and equipment and sponsors Canadian Tire Hockey School. This program teaches hockey skills to children as well as promoting teamwork among aspiring young hockey players. The sponsorship is a partnership with the National Hockey League.
The Canadian Tire stores are operated and owned by their parent company, which is also known as Canadian Tire. The parent company also operates Mark's, FGL Sports Ltd., Canadian Tire Petroleum, PartSource and Canadian Tire Financial Services Limited. Credit cards featuring the Canadian Tire name are issued by Canadian Tire Financial Services Limited.