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 - Jul 23, 2021
Alberta's retail trade value increased by 22.9% in May 2021 compared to May 2020, to $7.3 billion. Nationally, retail sales increased by 24.6% over the same time frame. In Alberta, clothing and accessories (+85.4%) had the largest increase, while food and beverages had the only decrease (-3.5%).