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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  May 2014 April 2015r May 2015p April 2015 to May 2015 May 2014 to May 2015
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 41,840 42,554 42,966 1.0 2.7
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 9,965 10,405 10,537 1.3 5.7
New car dealers 8,170 8,434 8,601 2.0 5.3
Used car dealers 540 646 638 -1.2 18.2
Other motor vehicle dealers 599 627 622 -0.8 3.8
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 657 699 676 -3.2 3.0
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,342 1,416 1,420 0.3 5.8
Furniture stores 847.3 895 898 0.3 6.0
Home furnishings stores 495 521 522 0.1 5.4
Electronics and appliance stores 1,220 1,148 1,218 6.1 -0.2
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,390 2,566 2,616 1.9 9.4
Food and beverage stores 8,911 9,395 9,454 0.6 6.1
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,203 6,540 6,607 1.0 6.5
Convenience stores 567 614 612 -0.2 8.0
Specialty food stores 498 515 521 1.0 4.6
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,643 1,725 1,713 -0.7 4.3
Health and personal care stores 2,974 3,160 3,164 0.1 6.4
Gasoline stations 5,523 4,554 4,639 1.9 -16.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,306 2,483 2,471 -0.5 7.2
Clothing stores 1,805 1,941 1,943 0.1 7.6
Shoe stores 265 284 278 -1.9 5.1
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 237 257 250 -2.8 5.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 958 985 968 -1.8 1.0
General merchandise stores 5,252 5,437 5,473 0.7 4.2
Department stores 2,266 x x x x
Other general merchandise stores 2,986 x x x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 999 1,004 1,007 0.3 0.8

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