Table 3 
Retail sales by industry at 2012 constant prices – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry at 2012 constant prices – Seasonally adjusted
  August 2018p June to July 2018 July 2017 to July 2018 July to August 2018 August 2017 to August 2018
  millions of dollars % change% change% change% change
Total retail trade at 2012 constant prices1 47,506 -0.2 0.5 -0.3 0.8
Total excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 35,563 0.4 0.9 -0.5 1.2
Total excluding motor vehicles and parts dealers and gasoline stations 30,185 0.5 1.6 -0.2 2.4
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 11,943 -1.9 -0.6 0.3 -0.6
New car dealers 9,543 -2.7 -2.4 0.8 -1.8
Used car dealers 829 0.2 7.3 -2.2 -0.5
Other motor vehicle dealers 732 3.4 8.3 -3.8 6.9
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 839 1.2 5.7 1.3 7.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,491 -0.2 0.6 -1.0 1.8
Furniture stores 944 1.3 2.6 -1.4 3.3
Home furnishings stores 547 -2.5 -2.5 -0.5 -0.7
Electronics and appliance stores 1,579 2.6 11.9 -1.6 8.2
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,895 -0.9 1.8 -1.5 1.9
Food and beverage stores 9,500 1.2 -0.0 -0.2 2.1
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,426 0.9 -2.0 -0.5 0.2
Convenience stores 604 3.8 8.5 -3.4 8.6
Specialty food stores 588 -0.7 5.2 0.9 4.8
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,881 1.8 2.8 1.6 5.7
Health and personal care stores 4,072 -0.3 0.0 1.6 2.0
Gasoline stations 5,378 -0.0 -2.7 -1.9 -5.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,865 1.3 4.5 -1.0 3.0
Clothing stores 2,228 1.3 4.7 -0.8 2.6
Shoe stores 351 1.4 2.9 -1.1 2.9
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 286 1.0 5.1 -1.7 6.3
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,045 0.0 -1.1 1.3 1.2
General merchandise stores 5,510 -0.4 0.1 0.4 1.3
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,229 1.9 9.9 -2.5 7.1
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Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
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