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Retail Conditions Report – Winter 2023

March 22, 2023

Each quarter, Retail Council of Canada surveys members from coast to coast to bring you the latest news on the retail industry's performance across Canada. The Retail Conditions Report provides members with valuable, real-time insight into consumer behaviour, best practices in retailing, trends, and economic conditions.

Winter 2023

Your Milage Will Vary as Consumers & Retailers Settle Into the Post-COVID World

Retailers wrapped 2022 with strong Boxing Day event and adjust to a consumer that is shifting their priorities.

Retailers report a better finish to Holiday 2022 than expected, helping to smooth out a very uneven few months of consumer spending. For many, the pre-Christmas shopping period was brought to an abrupt halt with severe winter weather in most of Southern Ontario and snowstorms in the lower mainland of B.C.

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