Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2019
April
2020r
May
2020p
April to May 2020 May 2019 to May 2020
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 51,204 35,219 41,791 18.7 -18.4
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 47,327 33,320 39,262 17.8 -17.0
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 37,254 30,124 33,318 10.6 -10.6
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 31,799 27,326 30,042 9.9 -5.5
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 13,950 5,095 8,473 66.3 -39.3
New car dealers 11,118 3,693 6,183 67.4 -44.4
Used car dealers 1,051 355 688 93.7 -34.5
Other motor vehicle dealers 895 404 771 91.0 -13.9
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 885 642 830 29.2 -6.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,609 597 947 58.6 -41.1
Furniture stores 1,014 353 620 75.5 -38.8
Home furnishings stores 595 244 327 34.0 -45.1
Electronics and appliance stores 1,181 989 1,109 12.1 -6.0
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,150 2,758 2,910 5.5 -7.6
Food and beverage stores 10,619 12,085 11,847 -2.0 11.6
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 7,301 8,617 8,259 -4.2 13.1
Convenience stores 651 728 795 9.2 22.1
Specialty food stores 664 657 736 12.0 10.8
Beer, wine and liquor stores 2,002 2,083 2,058 -1.2 2.8
Health and personal care stores 4,030 3,576 3,766 5.3 -6.6
Gasoline stations 5,455 2,797 3,276 17.1 -39.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,879 484 932 92.6 -67.6
Clothing stores 2,245 338 703 107.9 -68.7
Shoe stores 323 75 129 70.9 -60.2
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 310 70 100 42.4 -67.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,016 373 750 101.2 -26.2
General merchandise stores 5,920 5,412 6,518 20.4 10.1
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,396 1,053 1,262 19.9 -9.6
Cannabis stores1 86 178 186 4.2 116.3
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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