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

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Oct 21, 2020

Alberta's retail trade value decreased by 0.6% in August 2020 compared to August 2019, to $6.7 billion. Nationally, retail sales increased by 3.5% over the same time frame. In Alberta, miscellaneous stores (+18.0%) had the largest increase, while clothing & accessories had the largest decrease (-21.1%).