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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  May 2015 April 2016r May 2016p April 2016 to May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 42,722 44,211 44,278 0.2 3.6
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 10,338 11,107 10,883 -2.0 5.3
New car dealers 8,484 9,078 8,862 -2.4 4.5
Used car dealers 593 683 680 -0.4 14.6
Other motor vehicle dealers 620 660 657 -0.4 5.9
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 641 686 684 -0.3 6.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,400 1,487 1,435 -3.5 2.5
Furniture stores 885.4 952 904 -5.0 2.1
Home furnishings stores 515 535 531 -0.7 3.2
Electronics and appliance stores 1,205 1,216 1,226 0.8 1.7
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,636 2,743 2,723 -0.7 3.3
Food and beverage stores 9,482 9,553 9,758 2.1 2.9
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,622 6,588 6,693 1.6 1.1
Convenience stores 601 621 616 -0.8 2.4
Specialty food stores 501 501 496 -1.0 -1.0
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,758 1,843 1,953 6.0 11.1
Health and personal care stores 3,109 3,357 3,367 0.3 8.3
Gasoline stations 4,679 4,340 4,441 2.3 -5.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,487 2,583 2,655 2.8 6.8
Clothing stores 1,952 2,021 2,084 3.1 6.8
Shoe stores 285 309 319 3.2 12.0
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 251 253 253 -0.1 0.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 986 1,036 1,029 -0.7 4.3
General merchandise stores 5,429 5,745 5,715 -0.5 5.3
Department stores x x x x x
Other general merchandise stores x x x x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 970 1,045 1,047 0.3 8.0

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