Job prospects Fruits And Vegetables Manager - Retail near Grande Prairie (AB)
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Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Retail and wholesale trade managers" near Grande Prairie (AB) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Major labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a major labour shortage for Retail and wholesale trade managers near Grande Prairie (AB). There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 60020) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Population growth and higher wages should help keep consumer spending from declining, but the impacts of inflation being higher for longer than expected are starting to show. The Conference Board of Canada is forecasting consumer spending slowing in the second half of 2023 and will rise only 0.6% in 2024.

Here are some key facts about Retail and wholesale trade managers in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region:

  • Approximately 2,520 people work in this occupation.
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 80%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 18%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Retail and wholesale trade managers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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