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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  May 2016 April 2017r May 2017p April 2017 to May 2017 May 2016 to May 2017
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 45,583 48,630 48,905 0.6 7.3
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 11,479 12,778 13,084 2.4 14.0
New car dealers 9,212 10,291 10,573 2.7 14.8
Used car dealers 801 858 898 4.7 12.1
Other motor vehicle dealers 748 868 831 -4.2 11.0
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 718 762 782 2.7 9.0
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,475 1,561 1,567 0.4 6.2
Furniture stores 901.2 954 961 0.8 6.7
Home furnishings stores 574 607 606 -0.1 5.5
Electronics and appliance stores 1,279 1,432 1,450 1.2 13.3
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,697 3,033 3,026 -0.2 12.2
Food and beverage stores 10,083 10,016 10,106 0.9 0.2
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,912 6,873 6,933 0.9 0.3
Convenience stores 652 657 655 -0.2 0.6
Specialty food stores 558 603 590 -2.2 5.8
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,962 1,883 1,928 2.4 -1.7
Health and personal care stores 3,675 3,893 3,844 -1.3 4.6
Gasoline stations 4,547 5,099 5,070 -0.6 11.5
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,678 2,796 2,793 -0.1 4.3
Clothing stores 2,084 2,127 2,112 -0.7 1.3
Shoe stores 331 357 351 -1.8 6.0
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 263 311 331 6.2 25.9
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,035 1,107 1,094 -1.2 5.7
General merchandise stores 5,445 5,717 5,641 -1.3 3.6
Department stores x x x x x
Other general merchandise stores x x x x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,188 1,199 1,231 2.7 3.6

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