Canadian Retail Sales Up 0.8% in August

Statistics Canada reported today that Retail Sales rose by 0.8 percent in August to $34.5 billion (USD$32.9 billion) due largely to an increase in gasoline prices and new car sales. Without gasoline and car sales included in the total, retail sales would have registered only a 0.4 percent increase.

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