Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  March
2017
February
2018r
March
2018p
February to March 2018 March 2017 to March 2018
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 48,279 49,917 50,238 0.6 4.1
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 46,750 47,004 47,402 0.8 1.4
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 35,030 36,425 36,342 -0.2 3.7
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 30,034 30,905 30,926 0.1 3.0
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 13,249 13,492 13,897 3.0 4.9
New car dealers 10,796 10,900 11,264 3.3 4.3
Used car dealers 869 925 939 1.5 8.1
Other motor vehicle dealers 823 853 878 3.0 6.7
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 761 815 815 0.0 7.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,556 1,530 1,590 3.9 2.2
Furniture stores 956 937 978 4.3 2.3
Home furnishings stores 600 593 612 3.1 2.0
Electronics and appliance stores 1,264 1,405 1,371 -2.4 8.5
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,895 3,167 3,154 -0.4 8.9
Food and beverage stores 10,036 10,139 10,018 -1.2 -0.2
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,950 6,886 6,787 -1.4 -2.3
Convenience stores 642 665 662 -0.5 3.1
Specialty food stores 585 648 654 1.0 11.7
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,859 1,940 1,915 -1.3 3.0
Health and personal care stores 3,852 3,883 3,874 -0.2 0.6
Gasoline stations 4,997 5,519 5,416 -1.9 8.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,658 2,761 2,831 2.5 6.5
Clothing stores 2,051 2,142 2,180 1.8 6.3
Shoe stores 327 324 344 6.1 5.3
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 280 295 307 4.0 9.5
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,058 1,061 1,063 0.3 0.5
General merchandise stores 5,566 5,702 5,758 1.0 3.4
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,149 1,259 1,267 0.7 10.3
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 080-0020 and 080-0027.
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