Question Good day everyone! Another quick question… Is there a follow-up to the FOODEX survey? The last one available is 2001 and a student of ours is interested in more recent data – does it exist somewhere? Answer I asked about this in June 2008. At that time the Food Expenditure Survey was listed as [...]
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Question A researcher here at the U of S is looking for the number of shopping centres/malls in each province, preferably at the level of CSD or CMA. I know the Annual Retail Store Survey lets users extract the number of stores by individual category at the provincial level, but I haven’t found a product [...]
Question On 24 May 2007 an update was sent to explain the absence of newer versions of SARTRE: “The 2004 and 2005 data has not been processed at this time for lack of funding. SARTRE is a cost-recovery program and the division is currently looking for users that would be willing to finance ($40,000 for [...]
Question We have the ARSD CD-ROM for 1999/00. The description talks about annual releases. Did this ever happen? Answer The CD-Rom is discontinued, but the data is available in two CANSIM tables we currently have under Retail – 80-0011 and 80-0012, and they are up to date. The division does offer more data (such as [...]
Small Area Retail Trade Estimates (SARTRE) – 2002 and 2003 data Small area retail trade estimates (SARTRE) is a system of developing user-defined tabulations of retail sales and number of locations as low as five-digit North American Industrial Classification (NAICS), for incorporated retailers with forward sortation area (FSA) levels of geographical detail. These data are [...]
Question There is a class of students doing business plans here, and one of them is looking at making energy drinks using 100% fruit juice as one of the ingredients. What he would like to find is the price that he would have to pay for fruit juice. This would be the wholesale price, not [...]
Question I have a student looking for information on market trends in the deli and processed meat industry but I am coming up relatively empty handed. Any suggestions? Answer There are a couple of CANSIM tables that come close. CANSIM Table 080-0010 – Retail commodity survey, quarterly (Dollars) is in E-STAT and provides quarterly figures [...]