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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  March 2016 February 2017r March 2017p February 2017 to March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 45,192 47,967 48,290 0.7 6.9
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 11,819 12,623 13,029 3.2 10.2
New car dealers 9,513 10,188 10,573 3.8 11.1
Used car dealers 826 861 884 2.7 7.0
Other motor vehicle dealers 764 831 820 -1.4 7.3
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 716 744 753 1.2 5.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,454 1,573 1,584 0.8 9.0
Furniture stores 887.2 980 976 -0.4 10.0
Home furnishings stores 567 593 609 2.7 7.4
Electronics and appliance stores 1,264 1,364 1,405 3.1 11.2
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,710 2,924 2,954 1.0 9.0
Food and beverage stores 9,817 10,019 9,948 -0.7 1.3
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,740 6,887 6,849 -0.6 1.6
Convenience stores 649 668 648 -2.9 -0.2
Specialty food stores 561 588 589 0.1 5.1
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,867 1,876 1,862 -0.8 -0.3
Health and personal care stores 3,645 3,899 3,868 -0.8 6.1
Gasoline stations 4,189 5,020 4,977 -0.9 18.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,659 2,798 2,722 -2.7 2.4
Clothing stores 2,073 2,182 2,106 -3.5 1.6
Shoe stores 329 340 324 -4.7 -1.5
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 257 276 292 5.8 13.6
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,039 1,082 1,087 0.5 4.6
General merchandise stores 5,444 5,459 5,538 1.4 1.7
Department stores x x x x x
Other general merchandise stores x x x x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,152 1,207 1,178 -2.4 2.3

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