Articles Tagged ‘Ed Strapagiel’

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Retail sales make strong gains in Q2

There were broad improvements in the quarter, though weak spots remain in areas including electronics and jewellery.

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Retail sales continue to climb

Gas and convenience stores lead the pack with big gains, while grocery experienced a minuscule boost in sales.

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Walmart turns 20

The brand’s Canadian operation celebrates two decades of rocking the retail boat.

Retail sales starting to limp

Despite recorded gains for February, consultant Ed Strapagiel warns an uptrend from much of 2013 could be on its way out.

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Canadian retail sales up in January

While the industry saw an overall 3.8% gain over last year, convenience, furniture and electronic stores all saw declines.