Articles Tagged ‘Ed Strapagiel’

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Some retail categories are showing new signs of life

Ed Strapagiel’s latest analysis shows auto and general merchandise beginning to stir, while apparel continues to get hammered.

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Retail sales on the upswing of a V-shaped recovery

However, Ed Strapagiel’s latest analysis shows it is still unclear which gains and losses will be permanent.

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Could Canadian retail sales be on the rebound?

Ed Strapagiel says Q2 may have been one of the worst ever for the industry, but it has recently begun to show signs of life.

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Canadian retail sales remain in free fall

The latest analysis by Ed Strapagiel shows that sales gains from food and drug is helping to pull the parachute ripcord.

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Which categories were hit hardest at the start of the pandemic?

Ed Strapagiel’s analysis shows clothing and auto are facing the toughest road to recovery.

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What is the economic impact of the pandemic lasting through summer?

Conference Board of Canada predicts a $20 billion drop in household spending.

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Canadian retail sales growth lowest since recession

Ed Strapagiel’s latest analysis shows every sector contributed to a “funk” that isn’t set to let up soon.

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Retail sales growth on track to hit ten-year low

November sales may have jumped slightly from October, but “one month does not a trend make,” notes analyst Ed Strapagiel.

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Retail sales slump (again) heading into the holidays

Analyst Ed Strapagiel predicts 2019 could be one of the worst years since the recession.

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Retail sales growth grinds to 10-year low

Analyst Ed Strapagiel finds electronics and appliance stores are mostly to blame for the sluggish retail growth.

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Canadian retail growth continues to stumble

Uneven sales across categories have led analyst Ed Strapagiel to predict gloomy results for the rest of 2019.

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Retail sales growth continues to slump

The latest analysis from Ed Strapagiel shows hopes of a rebound were likely premature after gains of only 1.5% during Q2.

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Retail sales lose steam after modest gains early in 2019

Ed Strapagiel’s latest sales analysis suggests retail growth began to cool off heading into the summer.

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Canadian retail sales may be on the way up

Ed Strapagiel’s most recent analysis shows that modest retail sales growth could be a sign that recent troubles may soon pass.

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Canadian retail continues to slow

And with a possible global recession now on the horizon, retail analyst Ed Strapagiel reports the end of 2018 was mostly cloudy.