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Retail By The Numbers

January 19, 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.

Canada’s Retail Growth; Seasonally Adjusted Sales

Percent Growth

Category

Sept 2021 to Oct 2021 Oct 2020 to Oct 2021
 Total Retail Sales + 1.6 % + 5.3%
Core Retail + 1.5% + 3.4%
 Auto parts – 5.7% – 3.2%
Retail Trade Furniture and home furnishings stores + 3.7% + 4.0%
Electronics Electronics and appliance stores 0.0% – 6.9%
 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers + 3.2% – 0.9%
Food and Grocery Food and beverage stores -0.6% + 0.7%
Health Supplies Health and personal care stores – 0.6% – 5.0%
Clothing Clothing and clothing accessories stores + 1.7% + 20.1%
Sporting Goods Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores + 17.5% + 3.3%
General Merchendise General merchandise stores + 2.8% + 9.1%
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 20-10-0008-01 Retail trade sales by province and territory (x 1,000)

 

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