Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  August
2017
July
2018r
August
2018p
July to August 2018 August 2017 to August 2018
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 49,015 50,813 50,758 -0.1 3.6
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 47,104 47,587 47,454 -0.3 0.7
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 35,719 37,400 37,241 -0.4 4.3
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 30,608 31,562 31,521 -0.1 3.0
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 13,295 13,413 13,517 0.8 1.7
New car dealers 10,784 10,696 10,832 1.3 0.4
Used car dealers 935 964 950 -1.4 1.6
Other motor vehicle dealers 775 886 854 -3.5 10.2
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 801 867 880 1.5 9.9
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,529 1,558 1,536 -1.4 0.5
Furniture stores 954 982 965 -1.7 1.2
Home furnishings stores 574 575 571 -0.8 -0.7
Electronics and appliance stores 1,300 1,415 1,395 -1.4 7.3
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,053 3,187 3,153 -1.1 3.3
Food and beverage stores 10,143 10,442 10,439 -0.0 2.9
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,960 7,044 7,023 -0.3 0.9
Convenience stores 640 720 696 -3.3 8.8
Specialty food stores 629 654 660 0.9 4.8
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,914 2,024 2,060 1.8 7.6
Health and personal care stores 3,878 3,848 3,908 1.6 0.8
Gasoline stations 5,112 5,838 5,720 -2.0 11.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,812 2,938 2,903 -1.2 3.2
Clothing stores 2,175 2,272 2,247 -1.1 3.3
Shoe stores 345 356 351 -1.5 1.8
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 292 310 305 -1.8 4.5
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,057 1,056 1,073 1.7 1.5
General merchandise stores 5,637 5,792 5,819 0.5 3.2
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,198 1,326 1,296 -2.3 8.2
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
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