Retail Conditions Report
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.
Retailers Adjust to the Most Unusual of Times
We are now several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and the changes to our lifestyles, to consumer habits and to the retail landscape as a whole have been quite profound. The impact has been felt across all retail formats in very different ways and to varying degrees – from a strong demand for grocery, home improvement, big ticket appliance/furniture, select toys and outdoor product to the fading of sales through a cross-section of the fashion and accessories categories...