Canadian retail sales dipped 0.1 per cent in April following two consecutive months of gains. Sales were down in just 4 of 11 sub-sectors but those sectors accounted for 43 per cent of total retail trade. In BC, retail sales were mostly flat on a month-over-month basis, albeit down 0.1 per cent. On a year-over-year basis however, retail sales in the province were up 7 per cent over April 2014.
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