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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  May 2013 April 2014r May 2014p April 2014 to May 2014 May 2013 to May 2014
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 40,368 41,705 41,983 0.7 4.0
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 9,462 9,758 9,999 2.5 5.7
New car dealers 7,663 7,964 8,149 2.3 6.3
Used car dealers 516 560 576 3.0 11.7
Other motor vehicle dealers 645 585 613 4.7 -5.0
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 638 649 661 1.7 3.5
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,297 1,303 1,351 3.7 4.2
Furniture stores 828.7 822 857 4.2 3.4
Home furnishings stores 468 481 494 2.8 5.6
Electronics and appliance stores 1,231 1,237 1,215 -1.7 -1.2
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,320 2,263 2,342 3.5 0.9
Food and beverage stores 9,025 9,149 9,000 -1.6 -0.3
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,342 6,374 6,253 -1.9 -1.4
Convenience stores 545 574 587 2.3 7.8
Specialty food stores 473 509 511 0.4 8.0
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,665 1,691 1,648 -2.5 -1.0
Health and personal care stores 2,888 3,119 3,080 -1.2 6.6
Gasoline stations 4,991 5,470 5,580 2.0 11.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,261 2,295 2,296 0.0 1.5
Clothing stores 1,776 1,795 1,790 -0.3 0.8
Shoe stores 251 259 264 2.1 5.2
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 233 241 241 -0.2 3.2
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 905 918 938 2.1 3.6
General merchandise stores 5,006 5,247 5,221 -0.5 4.3
Department stores 2,207 2,273 2,269 -0.1 2.8
Other general merchandise stores 2,799 2,974 2,952 -0.7 5.5
Miscellaneous store retailers 981 946 960 1.5 -2.1

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