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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  March 2014 February 2015r March 2015p February 2015 to March 2015 March 2014 to March 2015
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 41,196 42,169 42,466 0.7 3.1
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 9,499 10,096 10,243 1.5 7.8
New car dealers 7,735 8,171 8,317 1.8 7.5
Used car dealers 542 584 597 2.1 10.2
Other motor vehicle dealers 587 659 648 -1.7 10.4
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 636 681 682 0.0 7.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,308 1,337 1,364 2.0 4.3
Furniture stores 817.2 823 849 3.2 3.9
Home furnishings stores 491 513 514 0.2 4.9
Electronics and appliance stores 1,223 1,278 1,275 -0.2 4.2
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,233 2,439 2,479 1.6 11.0
Food and beverage stores 9,107 9,378 9,501 1.3 4.3
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,395 6,555 6,586 0.5 3.0
Convenience stores 560 586 594 1.2 6.1
Specialty food stores 498 505 508 0.8 2.2
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,654 1,732 1,813 4.7 9.6
Health and personal care stores 3,030 3,127 3,181 1.7 5.0
Gasoline stations 5,492 4,556 4,535 -0.5 -17.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,225 2,388 2,446 2.4 9.9
Clothing stores 1,738 1,873 1,903 1.6 9.5
Shoe stores 242 261 278 6.4 14.5
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 244 254 265 4.1 8.3
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 922 978 973 -0.5 5.6
General merchandise stores 5,209 5,616 5,479 -2.4 5.2
Department stores 2,250 2,358 2,303 -2.3 2.3
Other general merchandise stores 2,959 3,258 3,176 -2.5 7.3
Miscellaneous store retailers 948 976 990 1.5 4.5

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