VIDEO: Hey Big Spender: B.C.'s Changing but Vibrant Retail Sector

Our review of industry statistics suggests that despite weak employment growth, the retail sector is vibrant. The data does not show a picture of an industry in decline, rather one that has become more productive in recent years. Here’s why.

British Columbians like to spend, which in turn drives our provincial economy. This year alone, B.C. households will spend a projected $87 billion in the province’s retail outlets.