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Economist says there is risk that a seasonal surge in shopping toward the end of 2023 may not be enough to reverse weak momentum from last quarter.
The annual wave of discounts, door crashers and sales timed to the holiday season will be especially welcomed by Canadians who are feeling stressed about money this year.
Retailers’ main source of Black Friday revenue rarely comes from their most dramatically discounted items, says expert
Spending across the entire holiday season will average $1,347 this year, down 11 per cent from last year, according to Deloitte
Total manufacturing sales in constant dollars fell 0.6 per cent in September, indicating a lower volume of goods sold
Slowdown in holiday job openings is likely also related to industry-specific trends like e-commerce and remote work, says economist