Alberta sees uptick in wholesale trade sector

Alberta sees uptick in wholesale trade sectorFollowing two consecutive declines, wholesale sales in Alberta increased 1.9 per cent to $6.9 billion in September primarily as a result of higher sales in the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector, says Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported Monday that subsector rose by six per cent to $2.2 billion. “While all industries within this subsector…

Alberta only province to gain in wholesale sales in August

Nationally, sales were down 1.2% to $64.3 billion in August, Statistics Canada reports

Alberta only province to gain in wholesale sales in AugustWholesale sales in Alberta were up 0.1 per cent in August to $6.8 billion, according to Statistics Canada. Sales declined in every province except Alberta in August, the federal agency said. However, it said that on an annual basis sales were off by 2.2 per cent in the province. Nationally, sales were down 1.2 per…

Alberta wholesale sales decline in May

Alberta wholesale sales decline in MayWholesale sales in Alberta were down 8.7 per cent to $6.8 billion in May, according to a report released by Statistics Canada on Monday. The federal agency said that six of seven subsectors in the province reported declines, led by the machinery, equipment and supplies (-14.8 per cent) and the miscellaneous (-15.3 per cent) subsectors.…

Alberta leads all provinces with wholesale sales growth

Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, led by the machinery, equipment and supplies: StatsCan

Alberta leads all provinces with wholesale sales growthAlberta led all provinces in April for growth in the wholesale sales sector. Statistics Canada reported on Tuesday that wholesale sales in the province rose for the second consecutive month, up 5.9 per cent to $7.3 billion, the highest level since May 2018.  “Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, led by the machinery,…

Wholesale sales up in Alberta following three months of decline

Increases were led by the machinery, equipment and supplies subsectors: StatsCan

Wholesale sales up in Alberta following three months of declineFollowing three consecutive monthly declines, wholesale sales in Alberta increased 4.6 per cent to $6.7 billion in March, according to Statistics Canada. “Sales were up in six of seven subsectors, led by the machinery, equipment and supplies (+5.9 per cent) and the miscellaneous (+8.4 per cent) subsectors,” said the federal agency on Thursday. But on…

Alberta wholesale sales drop sharpest in Canada

Sales down in February in six subsectors, led by building material and supplies, and machinery, equipment and supplies

Alberta wholesale sales drop sharpest in CanadaAlberta recorded the largest decline in February in the wholesale sales sector, with sales down 3.4 per cent to $6.6 billion, according to Statistics Canada. “This was the first decrease in three months and the lowest level since August 2017. Sales were down in six subsectors, led by the building material and supplies (-7.5 per…

Wholesale sales in Alberta climb in January

Nationally, sales rose in five of seven subsectors to $63.5 billion for a second consecutive monthly gain

Wholesale sales in Alberta climb in JanuaryAlberta wholesale sales increased 1.8 per cent to $6.9 billion in January, the second gain in six months, says Statistics Canada. The federal agency said on Thursday that higher sales in the motor vehicle and parts subsector (+7.1 per cent) contributed the most to the increase. On an annual basis, sales rose by 2.4 per…

Alberta’s wholesale sector makes gains

Driven by higher sales in the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector: StatsCan

Alberta’s wholesale sector makes gainsWholesale sales in Alberta rose by 0.2 per cent in November to $6.7 billion, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency said on Tuesday that sales in the province were driven by “higher sales in the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector.” On a year-over-year basis, sales were up by two per cent in Alberta. Nationally,…

Alberta wholesale sales decline to lowest level since December 2017

In Canada, wholesale sales rose 1% to $63.8 billion in October, more than offsetting the 0.7% decline in September

Alberta wholesale sales decline to lowest level since December 2017Wholesale sales in Alberta declined in October for a third consecutive month, down 2.4 per cent to $6.6 billion, their lowest level since December 2017, reported Statistics Canada on Thursday. The federal agency said the machinery, equipment and supplies (-4.6 per cent) and the building material and supplies (-6.6 per cent) subsectors contributed the most…

September wholesale sales dip in Alberta

Declined by 0.4% in September to $6.9 billion but, on an annual basis, sales were up by 5.2%

September wholesale sales dip in AlbertaWholesale sales in Alberta declined by 0.4 per cent in September to $6.9 billion, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported on Wednesday that sales in the province fell “as a result of lower sales in the machinery, equipment and supplies (-2.9 per cent) and the miscellaneous (-5.2 per cent) subsectors.” However, on an…