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Ecommerce sales hit new record as Canadian customers flock to online shopping

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Ecommerce sales hit new record as Canadian customers flock to online shopping

  • A report by Statistics Canada found sales hit a record C$3.9 million in May as shoppers move to online as measures to combat Covid-19 were placed into effect
  • This is a 99.3% rise from February of this year. Ecommerce sales have more then doubled compared to last year, an increase of 110.8%
  • In contrast, the report highlights the fall in revenue for retail stores as people stay away from traditional stores, with a decrease of 17.9%
  • The report found that all 11 main retail sectors with ecommerce revenue saw sales increase

Source : https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/consumers-flocked-to-online-shopping-as-pandemic-hit-with-e-commerce-sales-up-99-per-cent-1.5037581

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