Canadian ecommerce sales for retail in 2022 were down 2.4 percent year-over-year to $4.4 billion across all categories. Ecommerce’s 6.5-percent share of total retail trade fell 0.6 percent from its December 2021 level, according to Statistics Canada.
In July 2022, PwC Canada released a survey on Canadian shopping habits post-lockdown.
Canada’s inflation rate is less than in the United States or most of the G7 countries. But Canadians remain wary and price conscious.
Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world, with almost 50 percent of its population born outside Canada, according to Canada Population.