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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  August 2013 July 2014r August 2014p July 2014 to August 2014 August 2013 to August 2014
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 40,633 42,545 42,416 -0.3 4.4
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 9,357 10,152 10,116 -0.4 8.1
New car dealers 7,537 8,335 8,287 -0.6 9.9
Used car dealers 538 544 548 0.8 1.8
Other motor vehicle dealers 650 615 626 1.8 -3.7
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 631 659 655 -0.6 3.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,285 1,396 1,370 -1.8 6.6
Furniture stores 812.0 872 872 0.1 7.4
Home furnishings stores 473 524 498 -5.0 5.1
Electronics and appliance stores 1,189 1,218 1,232 1.1 3.6
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,373 2,440 2,397 -1.8 1.0
Food and beverage stores 9,012 9,066 9,031 -0.4 0.2
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,327 6,298 6,276 -0.4 -0.8
Convenience stores 545 578 580 0.4 6.5
Specialty food stores 486 497 495 -0.5 1.9
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,655 1,693 1,680 -0.7 1.5
Health and personal care stores 2,924 3,115 3,105 -0.3 6.2
Gasoline stations 5,234 5,498 5,383 -2.1 2.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,300 2,386 2,413 1.1 4.9
Clothing stores 1,810 1,882 1,904 1.2 5.2
Shoe stores 255 262 267 1.9 4.6
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 235 242 242 -0.3 3.0
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 922 965 963 -0.2 4.4
General merchandise stores 5,065 5,343 5,440 1.8 7.4
Department stores 2,211 2,295 2,317 1.0 4.8
Other general merchandise stores 2,854 3,048 3,123 2.4 9.4
Miscellaneous store retailers 970 965 967 0.2 -0.3

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