Study: Lockout hits Canadian merchants near arenas Print
Written by Admin   
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 07:57
NHL Headline News

 TORONTO (AP) - Canadian businesses near NHL arenas are taking a hit because of the lockout.
According to a leading credit and debit card processor, spending is down more than 11 percent from a year ago on game day.
The report by Moneris found that business is off nearly 35 percent for bars near arenas in Winnipeg, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.
Restaurants are taking a nearly 11 percent hit. Fast-food outlets follow, down almost 7 percent compared from 2011. Edmonton is facing the largest impact, with business falling 27 percent.
Merchants away from arenas, however, are getting a boost from the 11-week dispute. Moneris finds spending is up 5.4 percent as Canadians stick closer to home.
 

NHL Team Pages

Top NHL Public Bets

View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NHL Futures

NHL TEAM CUP FINALS ODDS CURRENT
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS 7/1
LOS ANGELES KINGS 10/1
BOSTON BRUINS 10/1
ST LOUIS BLUES 12/1
ANAHEIM DUCKS 12/1
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 12/1
SAN JOSE SHARKS 14/1
NEW YORK RANGERS 16/1
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING 16/1
MINNESOTA WILD 16/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com