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

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Retail sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  August 2016 July 2017r August 2017p July 2017 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Retail trade 45,748 49,089 48,926 -0.3 6.9
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 11,732 13,071 13,160 0.7 12.2
New car dealers 9,442 10,594 10,664 0.7 12.9
Used car dealers 800 897 947 5.6 18.4
Other motor vehicle dealers 774 808 781 -3.3 0.9
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 715 773 768 -0.6 7.4
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,502 1,537 1,501 -2.4 0.0
Furniture stores 918.5 962 948 -1.5 3.2
Home furnishings stores 583 575 553 -3.8 -5.1
Electronics and appliance stores 1,298 1,416 1,413 -0.2 8.9
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,687 3,092 3,034 -1.9 12.9
Food and beverage stores 9,967 10,232 9,979 -2.5 0.1
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,856 7,004 6,810 -2.8 -0.7
Convenience stores 667 670 645 -3.7 -3.3
Specialty food stores 574 622 631 1.4 9.9
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,871 1,936 1,894 -2.1 1.2
Health and personal care stores 3,720 3,926 3,919 -0.2 5.3
Gasoline stations 4,590 4,875 5,026 3.1 9.5
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,678 2,897 2,913 0.5 8.8
Clothing stores 2,067 2,229 2,256 1.2 9.2
Shoe stores 337 362 356 -1.6 5.7
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 274 306 301 -1.8 9.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,030 1,101 1,099 -0.2 6.7
General merchandise stores 5,360 5,718 5,665 -0.9 5.7
Department stores x x x x x
Other general merchandise stores x x x x x
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,185 1,224 1,216 -0.6 2.7

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