Ruthman Companies appoints new Regional Sales Manager
Ruthman Companies has appointed Joe Hill as Regional Sales…
Canadian auto sales fell 19.7% in 2020
Decline measured from a year earlier; lowest level in a decade
Manufacturing sales edged up 0.3% in October
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales in October were unchanged
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.
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
Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. needs better plan for local industry: AG
Sales of local alcohol products through the corporation have risen significantly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Manufacturing sales fell in December to $56.4B: Statistics Canada
Notable drops in automotive assembly and aerospace products, parts sales.
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.
‘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.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 0.8% in August
Economists on average had expected a gain of 0.6%.
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.
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.
Manufacturing sales fell 1.3% in July: Statistics Canada
Exceeds economists’ forecasts, down in 11 industries representing two thirds of total sales.
Magna’s Q2 profit falls 28% as sales revenue and volumes decline
Auto parts maker cites lower operating margins and higher expense items.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales rose 1.7% in April
Result topped the 0.2% gain that had been expected
Manufacturing sales up 2.1% in March: Statistics Canada
Sales were up in 12 of 21 industries, representing 56.4% of the sector.
Statscan reports manufacturing sales fell 0.2% in February
Sales were down in 15 of 21 industries.
Lululemon Q4 profit soars 80%, beating analyst expectations
The Vancouver-based clothing maker anticipates continued strength.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.6% in January
Sales rose in five of the seven subsectors tracked.
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Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.3% in December
Sales were up in four of the seven subsectors.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 1.3% in December
Sales were down in 12 of 21 industries tracked.