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Retail By The Numbers

May 25, 2022

Retail By The Numbers is a monthly report issued by Retail Council of Canada. It consolidates Statistics Canada data and provides a summary of key performance measures for retail trade by sales sector and province.

While best efforts toward accuracy have been made, we make no representation of any sort as to accuracy or completeness for any of the material presented. All information is for information only. Readers considering a strategy or similar course of action based on this information should seek appropriate professional advice.

Canada’s Retail Growth; Seasonally Adjusted Sales

Percent Growth

Category

Jan 2022 to Feb 2022 Feb 2021 to Feb 2022
 Total Retail Sales 0.1 % 7.4 %
Core Retail 1.4% 5.4 %
 Auto parts -1.9 % 6.6 %
Retail Trade Furniture and home furnishings stores – 2.2 % 26.2 %
Electronics Electronics and appliance stores 1.1 % 0.2 %
 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 5.6 % 10.4 %
Food and Grocery Food and beverage stores 0.3 % – 0.6 %
Health Supplies Health and personal care stores – 0.4 % 0.8 %
Clothing Clothing and clothing accessories stores 15.1 % 40.6 %
Sporting Goods Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1.4 % 4.6 %
General Merchendise General merchandise stores -1.2 % 5.9 %
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 20-10-0008-01 Retail trade sales by province and territory (x 1,000)

 

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