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Feature Manufacturing Economy General
July 16, 2021  

Statistics Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, May 2021

Statistics Canada released its monthly manufacturing survey for May

News Automotive Business Operations
July 7, 2021  

Canadian auto sales surge nearly 52 per cent in Q2 after small increase in June

TORONTO (CP) – Canadian auto sales surged nearly 52

News Manufacturing General
April 20, 2021  

Ruthman Companies appoints new Regional Sales Manager

Ruthman Companies has appointed Joe Hill as Regional Sales

News Automotive General Operations
January 7, 2021  

Canadian auto sales fell 19.7% in 2020

Decline measured from a year earlier; lowest level in a decade

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
December 15, 2020  

Manufacturing sales edged up 0.3% in October

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales in October were unchanged

News Food & Beverage General Operations
October 27, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago

Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods earns $25.7M in Q2 on higher plant protein sales

The company says its net income amounted to 21 cents per share for the three months ended June 30

News Food & Beverage General
June 25, 2020  

Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. needs better plan for local industry: AG

Sales of local alcohol products through the corporation have risen significantly.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 15, 2020  

Manufacturing sales post record plunge in April: Statistics Canada

…but many companies resumed production during the second week of May after full or partial shutdowns.

News Manufacturing General
June 8, 2020  

44% of small firms now fully open, normal sales for only 15%: CFIB

Latest survey shows many regional and sectoral differences remain and some sectors.

News Automotive Government General
May 28, 2020  

France deploys US$8.8B to rescue ailing car industry, focus on EVs

Consumers can get up to 12,000 euros from the government for buying an electric car.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

Auto sales plunged 48% in March from last year due to outbreak

Started to dive as provinces declared states of emergency, dealerships voluntarily shut down.

News General
February 27, 2020  

Fake meat and a latte? Starbucks adds Beyond Meat in Canada

Restaurants have been rushing to add patties that mimic meat to their menus to try and boost sales

News General
February 27, 2020  

Moody’s downgrades auto sales forecast on virus fears

The agency said in a report Feb. 26 that the outbreak would reduce demand and disrupt supplies of parts and raw materials

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 18, 2020  

Manufacturing sales fell in December to $56.4B: Statistics Canada

Notable drops in automotive assembly and aerospace products, parts sales.

News Automotive General
December 16, 2019  

Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation

In Ontario, EV sales dropped to below 1% after the cancellation of the provincial rebate.

News Food & Beverage General
October 17, 2019  

‘Sky didn’t fall:’ Police, lawyers still adjusting after pot legalization

Organized crime’s market share and youth consumption have not yet fallen, and tools to detect stoned drivers are still lacking.

News Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 0.8% in August

Economists on average had expected a gain of 0.6%.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy
October 2, 2019  

DesRosiers says auto sales declined 3.7% in September after August gain

Year-over-year auto sales had declined for 17 months straight before marking a modest 0.6% climb in August.

News Manufacturing General
September 17, 2019  

Fans of NBA could feel impact of China trade wars

Starting Sept. 1, the U.S. government began collecting 15% on US$112 billion in Chinese imports, on a wide array of merchandise including basketball jerseys, basketball shoes, basketballs and even hoops.

News Economy General
September 17, 2019  

Manufacturing sales fell 1.3% in July: Statistics Canada

Exceeds economists’ forecasts, down in 11 industries representing two thirds of total sales.

News Manufacturing General
August 8, 2019  

Magna’s Q2 profit falls 28% as sales revenue and volumes decline

Auto parts maker cites lower operating margins and higher expense items.

News Electronics General
July 30, 2019  

Huawei says sales up 23% despite US controls

Export curbs threatened Huawei’s smartphone sales by disrupting access to the Android operating system supplied by Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit.

News Food & Beverage General
July 25, 2019  

Quebec to clamp down on cannabis candies in effort to protect kids

Ottawa will legalize edible products on October 17, but it will take at least another 60 days for products to hit the shelves.

News Food & Beverage General
July 25, 2019  

A&W looks to more innovation to drive growth after Beyond Meat success

The company added Beyond Meat burgers to its menu in July 2018.

News Food & Beverage General
July 25, 2019  

Loblaw’s ‘overzealous’ algorithm use sees sluggish same store sales growth

The grocery chain reported a second-quarter profit of $286 million, essentially flat when compared with the same quarter a year ago.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 25, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales rose 1.7% in April

Result topped the 0.2% gain that had been expected

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 16, 2019  

Manufacturing sales up 2.1% in March: Statistics Canada

Sales were up in 12 of 21 industries, representing 56.4% of the sector.

News Manufacturing General
April 16, 2019  

Statscan reports manufacturing sales fell 0.2% in February

Sales were down in 15 of 21 industries.

News General
March 27, 2019  

Lululemon Q4 profit soars 80%, beating analyst expectations

The Vancouver-based clothing maker anticipates continued strength.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 21, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.6% in January

Sales rose in five of the seven subsectors tracked.

News Manufacturing General
March 6, 2019  

How to predict consumer spending trends? Use data, intuition

Look for consumers’ search and buying patterns on your own website, Google Trends and Amazon.com.