Retail Sales Soar in Saskatchewan

Written by Ken Larson on Monday, 24 March 2014

Retail Sales Soar in Saskatchewan SouthWest Saskatchewan  Statistics Canada Saskatchewan Retail Sales

The cold weather didn’t keep Saskatchewan shoppers out of the stores in the new year as January retail sales in the province soared to $1.54 billion.

This is a 2.5% increase from December 2013 and a 4.0% increase from January 2013.

Year-over-year, the areas that saw the largest retail gains include: used car dealers, jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores, gasoline stations and specialty foods stores.

Saskatchewan and British Columbia tied for the third highest year-over-year retail sale increases in the country.

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