Alberta economic snapshot for Dec. 21, 2013

CALGARY, AB, Dec 21, 2013/ Troy Media/ – New data on retail sales in Alberta bode well for the Christmas shopping season of 2013, which will reach a fever pitch this weekend. According to Statistics Canada, shoppers rang up $6.22 billion in October, adjusted for seasonality. The 0.2 per cent jump from September was the fourth consecutive monthly increase, setting a new record high.

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