retail sales
  • Retail sales accelerate in September with 1.1% monthly growth
    Growth was far stronger than economists had predicted.
    Nov 20
  • Retail sales up 0.4% in August, less than half of what economists expected
    Analysts had on average forecast an increase of 1.1 per cent.
    Oct 21
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  • Retail sales up 0.6% in July, below economists’ expectations
    Core retail sales, which exclude autos and gasoline, were down 1.2 per cent.
    Sep 18
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  • Canadian retail sales back to pre-coronavirus levels in June
    Retail sales posted a whopping 23.7 per cent increase in June, climbing above pre-pandemic levels.
    Aug 21
  • Canadian retail sales surged nearly 19% in May, still 20% below February levels
    Motor vehicle and parts sales led the bounce-back, Statistics Canada says.
    Jul 21
  • Canadian retail sales dropped 26.4% in April
    The plunge was far worse than economists expected, according to one survey.
    Jun 19
  • Stores in Polo Park Mall continue to reopen following coronavirus lockdown measures
    "We're up to about 122 stores of our 188 that are available to be open.”
    May 22
  • The best time to buy things in 2020: You love to shop, so why not get the best deal?
    Not all shopping months are created equal.
    Jan 21
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  • Canadian retail sales remain virtually flat in April
    But the underlying trends appear better than the ho-hum headline data suggests, one economist says.
    Jun 21, 2019
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  • Canadian retail sales up 1.1% in March, ahead of economists’ expectations
    The solid result is the latest in a string of data that suggests the economy bounced back in March, after a weak February.
    May 22, 2019