Ed Strapagiel

Canadian Retail Heading for a Meltdown: Ed Strapagiel

The industry analyst says that the coronavirus pandemic is almost certain to lead to a recession which likely will significantly depress retail sales, with statistics to follow.

Canadian Retail Sales Growth Lowest in a Decade: Expert

Retail industry analyst Ed Strapagiel reviews the Statistics Canada numbers for 2019, indicating the slowest growth since the recessionary times of 2009.

Canadian Retail Sales Growth Slows to a Crawl

After 11 months of 2019, year-to-date overall Canadian retail sales were up just 1.5%, well below the approximate 3.5% pace needed to keep up with population growth and price inflation. It's virtually certain that 2019 retail sales growth will end up at a 10 year low.

Canadian Retail Sales Growth Headed for 10 Year Low

Retail industry analyst Ed Strapagiel says that such slow growth hasn’t been seen since the Great Recession of 2009.

Retail Sales Growth in Canada Continues to Languish: Expert

Despite a slight recent uptick, the 3 month sales growth trend remains at a historical low level according to Ed Strapagiel.

Canadian Retail Sales Growth Headed for 10 Year Low

Retail expert Ed Strapagiel says that according to current trends, things are only going to get worse before they get better, though one sector is is primarily responsible for most of the bad news.

Canadian Retail Sales Growth Weakens Again: Expert

Retail industry analyst Ed Strapagiel explains how after a year of unrelenting declines, Canadian retail sales growth may have finally hit bottom. At the same time, it’s too early to tell when things will perk up, he says.

Canadian Retail Sales Hit a Speedbump

Ed Strapagiel explains how the recent pattern of upward movement now seems to have been broken. This might be just a temporary setback ... or a concerning trend?

Canadian Retail Sales Growth in Recovery Mode

Ed Strapagiel claims that Canadian retail sales are on the upswing after a soft start to the fiscal year.

Canadian Retail Sales Growth Struggles Forward: Expert

Ed Strapagiel analyses numbers for the first quarter of of 2019 with a forecast of what’s to come in the months ahead.

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