Government support has helped big-time, but it's scheduled to end, and the pandemic isn't over.
Canada's economy will be operating "below capacity for the foreseeable future."
Retail sales peaked nearly two years ago, a clear sign shoppers are running out of steam.
Canada's economy grew faster than expected in October, but oil prices and stock markets are falling.
The recent drop in sales at grocery stores is enough to put thousands out of work and close dozens of stores.
Retail marketing scientists have mastered the art of seduction. They make a living by influencing your purchasing decisions and, on occasion, roping you into buying something you really don't need.
Three things retail stores need to do to remain relevant in a world of online shopping. From the AOL Partner Studio
Studies have shown that on average, we have to enter passwords eight times per day for the 10 different online accounts or applications we regularly use every week. You could use the same password for each, putting you at increased risk for fraud, or you have to rely on your memory for longer or more complex passwords. That's where biometrics come in.
Canada sits high on a global list of countries ready to make the shift because this country has quickly advanced all those requirements. Ensuring the payment made on your phone is as safe as the card you use today is absolutely key. New security measures developed just for mobile payments keep your payment information secure.