The COVID-19 crisis has rapidly accelerated the decline of brick-and-mortar retail in favour of e-commerce as new social behaviours emerge. After the first wave of pandemic lockdowns eased, consumer spending on goods was strong, showing a rapid “V-shaped” recovery. 

In recent months, indicators suggest the second wave of lockdowns has slowed consumer spending and reduced retail employment.

Read this retail sector report from EDC Economics to discover how Canada has performed during this difficult time, the global context and the “winners” and “losers” across various retail categories.

Tell us about yourself

All fields are required

Tell us about your company

All fields are required

Tell us a bit more about your company

All fields are required

And lastly

All fields are required

Tell us about yourself

Tell us about your company

Tell us a bit more about your company

Back

Sorry, our system is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Don’t have a MyEDC account yet?

Register to unlock access to international insights, webinars, and resources that help you mitigate risk and grow your business.

Register now Log In