Retail sales, by industry (monthly) (Seasonally adjusted)

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  April 2014 March 2015r April 2015p March 2015 to April 2015 April 2014 to April 2015
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 41,766 42,534 42,479 -0.1 1.7
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 9,758 10,246 10,382 1.3 6.4
New car dealers 7,999 8,302 8,403 1.2 5.0
Used car dealers 537 616 647 5.0 20.4
Other motor vehicle dealers 570 643 629 -2.2 10.3
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 651 685 704 2.7 8.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,307 1,365 1,411 3.4 8.0
Furniture stores 829.0 861 893 3.8 7.7
Home furnishings stores 478 504 518 2.7 8.4
Electronics and appliance stores 1,232 1,280 1,167 -8.8 -5.2
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,282 2,501 2,520 0.8 10.4
Food and beverage stores 9,206 9,528 9,401 -1.3 2.1
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,421 6,598 6,526 -1.1 1.6
Convenience stores 565 605 614 1.4 8.6
Specialty food stores 496 515 513 -0.4 3.5
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,724 1,809 1,748 -3.4 1.4
Health and personal care stores 3,039 3,187 3,147 -1.2 3.6
Gasoline stations 5,470 4,535 4,511 -0.5 -17.5
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,307 2,454 2,487 1.3 7.8
Clothing stores 1,810 1,917 1,945 1.5 7.5
Shoe stores 259 276 284 3.1 9.9
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 238 262 258 -1.7 8.1
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 932 981 988 0.7 6.0
General merchandise stores 5,277 5,466 5,474 0.2 3.7
Department stores 2,268 2,287 x x x
Other general merchandise stores 3,009 3,179 x x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 956 991 991 0.0 3.6

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