Canada August retail sales +0.4% vs +1.1% expected

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

Canada August retail sales data

Canada August retail sales
  • Prior was +0.6%
  • Sales ex autos +0.5 vs +0.9% exp
  • Prior ex autos -0.4%
  • Ex autos and gas +0.4%
  • Building materials and garden equipment +4.5%
  • Clothing flat on the month and still down 11.8% from pre-pandemic levels
The y/y changes on this chart really highlight the pandemic-inspired changes. Building materials are up 17.1% y/y
Canada retail sales

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