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Retail jobs up month-over-month for August

September 12, 2023

Retail jobs were up slightly month-over-month in August 2023, according to the latest findings from Statistics Canada.

Job totals dropped slightly year-over-year to -0.2% but were up 0.4% from July (unadjusted for seasonal effects). Despite this, six of ten provinces held to significant year-over-year increases, including western provinces like British Columbia (5.1%) and Manitoba (19.7%).

RCC Members looking for a more in-depth look into these job numbers are encouraged to visit the RCC Retail Pulse Dashboard: Canadian retail’s one-stop touchpoint for all things statistics.

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