Table 1 
Sales by type of commodity, all retail stores – Seasonally unadjusted 

Sales by type of commodity, all retail stores – Seasonally unadjusted
  March 2019r February 2020r March 2020p March 2019 to March 2020
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change
Total commodities, retail trade commissions and miscellaneous services 48,712 42,902 43,424 -10.9
Food 8,906 8,661 10,641 19.5
Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages 2,732 2,501 2,967 8.6
Cannabis products 61 152 181 197.1
Clothing 2,269 1,857 1,216 -46.4
Footwear 557 393 289 -48.2
Jewellery and watches, luggage and briefcases 351 349 185 -47.3
Home furniture, furnishings, housewares, appliances and electronics 3,939 3,466 3,766 -4.4
Sporting and leisure products (except publications, audio and video recordings, and game software) 709 640 713 0.6
Publications 214 196 174 -18.6
Audio and video recordings, and game software 88 83 92 3.6
Motor vehicles 10,731 8,653 6,987 -34.9
Recreational vehicles 660 439 496 -24.8
Motor vehicle parts, accessories and supplies 1,814 1,467 1,416 -21.9
Automotive and household fuels 4,511 3,916 3,316 -26.5
Home health products 3,289 3,157 3,472 5.6
Infant care, personal and beauty products 1,140 1,051 1,145 0.4
Hardware, tools, renovation and lawn and garden products 2,908 2,424 2,868 -1.4
Miscellaneous products 2,247 2,127 2,224 -1.1
Total retail trade commissions and miscellaneous services 1,586 1,369 1,277 -19.5
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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