Retail Sales Canada

Retailers Had Disappointing Holidays As Canadians Turned Scroogey

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Business

But it's not the death of the Canadian consumer just yet.

Canadians Buying Less Food, Booze As Prices Rise

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Business

Food, shelter costs offset lower gas prices.

Summer Sale Items That Will Get You Prepped For Fall

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Style

You're welcome.

StatsCan Has Nothing But Bad News For Canada's Economy Right Now

CP | Craig Wong | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Business

Retail is down. Manufacturing is down. You know what's up though? Inflation...

‘It Was Not A Merry Christmas For Canadian Retailers'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Business

Canadian retail sales took an unexpected dive over the holidays, Statistics Canada data shows, convincing some experts that the country’s recovery f...

Oil Price Pain Is Spreading To Other Sectors

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Business

Telus and WestJet are among the indirect victims of the oil price crash.

Canadians Haven't Spent This Little On Gas In Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians’ spending on gas lowest since 2009 Retail sales post unexpected drop Economy may have stalled or shrunk in September The collap...

Canadian Retailers Headed For ‘Drawn-Out, Profit-Shaking' Christmas Battle

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s struggling economy will put a damper on holiday shopping this year, forcing retailers into a “drawn out, margin-squeezing, profit-shaking...

June Retail Sales Increase: StatsCan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2016 | Canada Business

Gasoline stations posted a gain of 2.6 per cent as the price of gasoline in June increased. Sales at electronics and appliance stores increased 9.4 per cent in June.

These Are The Retailers Making The Most Money In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Business

With one Canadian chain store after another shutting down, and Target leaving the country in one fell swoop this spring, you could be forgiven for thi...

Retail Sales In Canada Stop Falling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Retail sales in Canada posted a gain of 1.7 per cent in February following two consecutive monthly declines.Statistics Canada says retail sal...

Canada's Economy Likely Shrank In January, CIBC Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s economy likely shrank in January, CIBC said Friday following an unexpectedly negative reading on retail sales from Statistics Canada. Re...

Canadian Retail Sales Post Biggest Drop In 5 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Retail sales in Canada in December posted their largest one-month drop since April 2010, as the cost to fill your gas tank plunged and holida...

In Canada, Good Weather Means More Spending

CBC | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians did less cross-border shopping this holiday season compared to previous years, says the Retail Council of Canada. The council says Canadia...

This Is What Spiking Energy Costs Are Doing To Canadians

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Business

A report from Scotiabank confirms what most households already knew: Rising energy costs are eating into the rest of our spending. Economist Adrien...

Bad Times At Best Buy Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Business

Add Best Buy Canada and its sister chain, Future Shop, to the growing list of retailers struggling in Canada. The U.S.-based retailer posted better...

The Dangerous Mistake U.S. Retailers Make in Canada

Ben Hanuka | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Business
Ben Hanuka

More than a mere few US retailers assume that expanding into Canada, because of its relatively small population (the population of California alone, at about 38 million, is larger than Canada's roughly 35 million), is akin to expanding into just another state. Making this assumption -- blindsided by the admittedly vast similarities across all walks of life -- is downright dangerous.

Below 90 Cents

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday amid data showing a bigger than expected drop in December retail sales and tame inflation.The loonie...

Canadian Retailers Are Suffering

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Business

Retail sales dropped 1.8 per cent in December as the busy holiday shopping season was battered by severe winter weather, Statistics Canada said Friday...

Spendaholic Canucks Rescue Economy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.6 per cent in November to $41 billion, the fourth increase in five months.The agency says the incr...

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 ...

Size Of Canada's Retail Drop Surprises Experts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian retail sales fell a surprisingly large 0.6 per cent in June to $40.1 billion, partially offsetting a large gain in May, as consumers...

Canadians Shopping Like Crazy

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian consumers went on a shopping spree in May, triggering a stunning jump in retail sales that will almost certainly help boost second-q...

Target’s Arrival Will Mean ‘All-Out Retail War’: Analysts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Business

They say war is hell, but this particular war could be heaven for Canadian consumers. Analysts are predicting that Target’s arrival in Canada —...

Canada Retail Sales Plummeted Over Holidays: StatsCan

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada Business

Retail sales over the crucial holiday season plunged a much larger than expected 2.1 per cent, Statistics Canada reported Friday. Economists had be...