Retail Council of Canada members have access to the latest industry research on best practices in the retail industry, consumer trends and sales statistics.

Back by popular demand! Canadian eCommerce Forrester Research Benchmark survey now open

Retail Council of Canada is partnering with Forrester Research for our third annual comprehensive eCommerce benchmarking survey - the Retail Council of Canada eCommerce Benchmark Survey 2017.


First of its kind study of shopping centres in Canada.

Retail Council of Canada is launching a high-profile study examining the Canadian shopping centre industry using a variety of metrics including productivity per square foot, size and traffic counts.


RCC 2016 eCommerce Benchmark Report

Retail Council of Canada partnered with Forrester to conduct our second annual survey of retailers in Canada about their eCommerce business and key initiatives for 2016. The survey encompassed insights about retailers in Canada and key metrics, investments and marketing. This report is a benchmark for Canadian eBusiness and Channel strategy professionals as they grow their domestic businesses.


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2016 Reward Compensation Survey of the Canadian Retail Sector

The results are in! RCC, in partnership with Morneau Shepell is pleased to announce the results of this year’s Reward Compensation Survey of the Canadian Retail Sector.

We have taken a high level view of the overarching components to compensation: hourly and salaried wages, common practices with respect to benefits, holidays, profit sharing and other compensation instruments. The survey also takes the pulse on emerging talent management issues such as mental health and well-being, as well as turnover data by region. This year, we have broadened the scope of the survey by benchmarking new positions.


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Retail Conditions Report

Each quarter, the Retail Council of Canada surveys members to bring you the latest news on retailer performance across the country. The Retail Conditions Report provides members with valuable, real-time insight into consumer behaviour, best practices in retailing, trends and economic conditions.


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Retail Fast Facts

View the latest national monthly sales by category in RCC's Retail Fast Facts.


MySTORE ShopIn Program ShopInsights

View the results from our ongoing series of research with our Independent Members across Canada.

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The Retail Council of Canada is pleased to provide retailers with helpful resources and current market data on key operational issues.