Holiday Shopping Canada

Not In The Mood For Shopping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says retail sales edged down 0.1 per cent in October to $40.7 billion following three consecutive monthly gains.The agency ...

Are Boxing Day Sales History?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Holiday shopping in Canada is changing as Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales take hold, and the largest casualty of this shift may be the country’s...

Canadians Will Be A Little Grinchy This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians will be a little bit more like the Grinch this season, cutting back slightly on the amount they spend on gifts — even as they increase the...

Still Shopping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Stronger than expected holiday shopping helped boost retail sales better than expected to 0.2 per cent in Canada in November, providing a nee...

Is Online Shopping Finally Taking Off In Canada?

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadians went online to do their Christmas shopping this year more than ever before, according to a new report.MasterCard Advisors says Can...

250 Canadian Retailers Launch 'Free Shipping Day'

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Fire up those computers and flex those clicking fingers Canada — it’s Free Shipping Day.As American shopping incentives like Black Frida...

Just In Time For Holidays, Canadian Consumers Tapped Out: Analysis

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Business

With the busiest shopping season underway, Canadian consumers are showing signs they’re out of steam and pulling back on spending, potentially dragg...

Why Canadians Will Spend 15% More This Holiday Season

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A BMO holiday outlook suggests Canadians' spending spirits have improved this season, with the bank projecting an average 15 per cent jump i...

Canadians Plan To Dish Out More On Holidays: Study

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canadians will spend one to two per cent more this holiday season, but an increasing number will check for the best prices online before th...

Retailers Bring Black Friday To Canada In Cross-Border Shopping Battle

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canadian bargain hunters took a decidedly more docile approach to Black Friday than their sharp-elbowed American cousins, some of whom had ...