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Statistics Canada released wholesale sales figures on Tuesday. Wholesale sales declined 0.4% in February, after a 2.9% drop in January.
January's figure was revised up from a 3.1% decline.
The decline was driven by lower sales in the building material and supplies subsector. Sales in the building material and supplies subsector slid 2.7%.
Sales decreased in three of the seven subsectors.
Sales of automobiles and parts dropped by 1.4% in February.
Inventories climbed by 0.6% in February. It was the 14th consecutive increase.
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