Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  September
2018
August
2019r
September
2019p
August to September 2019 September 2018 to September 2019
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 51,067 51,633 51,579 -0.1 1.0
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 47,965 47,981 47,949 -0.1 -0.0
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 37,542 37,736 37,827 0.2 0.8
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 31,841 32,251 32,466 0.7 2.0
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 13,525 13,896 13,752 -1.0 1.7
New car dealers 10,838 11,137 10,927 -1.9 0.8
Used car dealers 975 999 1,035 3.6 6.2
Other motor vehicle dealers 836 896 889 -0.8 6.2
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 875 863 901 4.4 2.9
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,561 1,603 1,577 -1.7 1.0
Furniture stores 971 1,001 996 -0.5 2.6
Home furnishings stores 590 602 581 -3.5 -1.6
Electronics and appliance stores 1,268 1,164 1,142 -1.9 -10.0
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,091 3,251 3,358 3.3 8.7
Food and beverage stores 10,719 10,602 10,734 1.2 0.1
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 7,410 7,256 7,334 1.1 -1.0
Convenience stores 685 648 651 0.4 -4.9
Specialty food stores 654 701 688 -1.8 5.2
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,970 1,998 2,061 3.2 4.6
Health and personal care stores 4,041 4,070 4,081 0.3 1.0
Gasoline stations 5,701 5,485 5,361 -2.3 -6.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,918 2,962 2,980 0.6 2.1
Clothing stores 2,277 2,296 2,319 1.0 1.8
Shoe stores 339 354 357 0.9 5.3
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 301 313 303 -3.0 0.6
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,048 1,049 1,044 -0.5 -0.4
General merchandise stores 5,935 6,098 6,104 0.1 2.8
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,260 1,452 1,447 -0.3 14.9
Cannabis stores1   126 123 -2.4  
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
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