Posts Tagged ‘economy’
although i didn’t think the strike would really go on for that long, i decided it was best to be accompanied by a bottle of vodka for the next week. i had to be able to survive canada day at least. that being said i went to the lcbo on spadina only to find the smirnoff sold out, and only absolute left. fine, i took it.
first page of the metro: wednesday, june 24, the lcbo workers have decided they can come to an agreement (no more strike). haha hilarious.
was this a big ploy to achieve record sales? i’m convinced… sales on monday were $17-million! so for all of you who dug themselves deaper into debt, in fear of never drinking again… at least you can drink away your sorrows tonight.
since the holiday shopping season is for the most part over, or maybe did not ever begin, many companies are releasing their retail sale numbers. MasterCard Advisors have calculated that this year across North America, women’s apparel sales have decreased by 23% from last year and men’s apparel sales have decreased by 14%.
it would appear that the retail industry was not on santa’s “nice” list, as their wish to regain lost annual sales over this holiday season was not granted…