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Retail By The Numbers

September 20, 2021

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 2021 to June 2021 June 2020 to June 2021
 Total Retail Sales + 4.20% + 6.16%
Core Retail + 4.57% + 3.61%
 Auto parts + 4.21% + 6.63%
Retail Trade Furniture and home furnishings stores + 23.23% + 13.03%
Electronics Electronics and appliance stores – 2.49% + 5.74%
 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers – 3.07% + 2.93%
Food and Grocery Food and beverage stores – 2.64% – 1.13%
Health Supplies Health and personal care stores + 1.46% + 3.63%
Clothing Clothing and clothing accessories stores + 49.08% + 13.61%
Sporting Goods Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores + 27.92% -1.33%
General Merchendise General merchandise stores + 7.42% + 3.93%
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 20-10-0008-01 Retail trade sales by province and territory (x 1,000)

 

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