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Retail By The Numbers

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.

Canada’s Retail Growth; Seasonally Adjusted Sales

Percent Growth

Category

May 2020 to June 2020 June 2019 to June 2020
 Total Retail Sales + 23.72% + 3.79%
Core Retail + 14.58% + 7.75%
 Auto parts + 5.46% + 2.44%
Retail Trade Furniture and home furnishings stores + 70.86% + 2.32%
Electronics Electronics and appliance stores + 4.40% + 2.43%
 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers + 13.02% + 5.17%
Food and Grocery Food and beverage stores + 1.50% + 11.82%
Health Supplies Health and personal care stores + 11.73% + 5.70%
Clothing Clothing and clothing accessories stores + 142.32% – 21.69%
Sporting Goods Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores + 64.91% + 22.52%
General Merchendise General merchandise stores + 8.59% + 17.23%
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 20-10-0008-01 Retail trade sales by province and territory (x 1,000)

 

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