Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  April
2019
March
2020r
April
2020p
March to April 2020 April 2019 to April 2020
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 51,471 47,152 34,724 -26.4 -32.5
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 47,858 44,172 33,058 -25.2 -30.9
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 37,621 37,977 29,614 -22.0 -21.3
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 32,070 33,649 26,678 -20.7 -16.8
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 13,850 9,174 5,110 -44.3 -63.1
New car dealers 11,073 7,040 3,733 -47.0 -66.3
Used car dealers 1,046 675 343 -49.2 -67.2
Other motor vehicle dealers 854 665 412 -38.0 -51.7
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 878 794 622 -21.6 -29.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,645 1,177 582 -50.6 -64.6
Furniture stores 1,022 739 349 -52.8 -65.9
Home furnishings stores 622 439 233 -46.9 -62.6
Electronics and appliance stores 1,170 1,115 902 -19.1 -22.9
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,144 3,324 2,803 -15.7 -10.8
Food and beverage stores 10,738 13,455 11,745 -12.7 9.4
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 7,349 9,642 8,488 -12.0 15.5
Convenience stores 667 681 726 6.5 8.8
Specialty food stores 671 764 644 -15.7 -4.0
Beer, wine and liquor stores 2,052 2,368 1,887 -20.3 -8.0
Health and personal care stores 4,012 4,292 3,515 -18.1 -12.4
Gasoline stations 5,551 4,328 2,936 -32.2 -47.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,946 1,460 444 -69.5 -84.9
Clothing stores 2,288 1,121 305 -72.8 -86.7
Shoe stores 337 159 70 -56.1 -79.3
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 321 179 70 -61.0 -78.2
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,049 807 360 -55.4 -65.7
General merchandise stores 5,995 6,522 5,302 -18.7 -11.6
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,371 1,497 1,026 -31.4 -25.2
Cannabis stores1 75 181 180 -0.6 141.5
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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