Retail Trade

The sales of all goods purchased for resale, minus returns and discounts. The retail trade sector includes companies engaged primarily in retailing merchandise. For this indicator seasonally adjusted estimates are shown, unless otherwise indicated.

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Retail Trade ($ million)

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Retail Trade ($ million)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Retail Trade ($ million)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jan 20, 2017

Alberta's retail trade value decreased by 2.1% in November 2016 compared to November 2015, to $6.15 billion. Nationally, retail sales increased by 3.0% over the same time frame led by strength in Prince Edward Island (+6.6%) and British Columbia (+6.5%). In Alberta, sales for gasoline stations (-10.3%) an electronics & appliances (-6.3%) saw the largest declines, while sales in health and personal care (+16.7%) increased the most.