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The Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA) is a member-supported non-profit research centre, located at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. The CSCA studies location-based trends in the consumer service sector and collects and reports on a broad array of location data sets. The Centre facilitates discussion of emerging industry issues and the exchange of ideas while promoting research, innovation, education and debate. The Centre is supported by private and public sector members and works with a number of industry partners.

The CSCA Retail 100 (2021)

The CSCA Retail 100 (2021)

By Dr. Maurice YeatesDr. Tony Hernandez and Jennifer Nhieu

This edition of the CSCA Retail 100 captures a period of widespread disruption within the Canadian retail landscape. The COVID-19 pandemic, first identified in late January 2020, resulted in significant government intervention to limit the spread of the disease. The cycles of lockdown and associated designation of ‘essential vs. non-essential’ businesses created many...

Shopping Centre Data (SCD)

Shopping Centre Data (SCD)

A national database that provides a comprehensive current quarterly view of Shopping Centres (SCD) across Canada in a spatial format that can be used within a wide range of business applications, including:

  • Calculate shopping centre square footage by market
  • Calculate year over year change in square footage by market
  • Populate...

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