Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  December
2019
November
2020r
December
2020p
November to December 2020 December 2019 to December 2020
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 51,681 55,252 53,378 -3.4 3.3
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 47,771 50,925 49,112 -3.6 2.8
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 37,892 40,860 39,181 -4.1 3.4
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 32,679 36,532 34,841 -4.6 6.6
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 13,790 14,393 14,197 -1.4 3.0
New car dealers 11,133 11,186 10,826 -3.2 -2.8
Used car dealers 1,031 1,127 1,149 2.0 11.5
Other motor vehicle dealers 822 1,116 1,247 11.7 51.7
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 804 964 974 1.1 21.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,589 1,848 1,718 -7.0 8.1
Furniture stores 1,014 1,176 1,064 -9.5 5.0
Home furnishings stores 575 672 654 -2.7 13.8
Electronics and appliance stores 1,161 1,448 1,262 -12.8 8.7
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,298 4,048 3,953 -2.3 19.9
Food and beverage stores 10,996 12,377 12,347 -0.2 12.3
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 7,608 8,610 8,717 1.2 14.6
Convenience stores 664 727 732 0.8 10.3
Specialty food stores 670 762 740 -2.8 10.5
Beer, wine and liquor stores 2,054 2,279 2,157 -5.3 5.0
Health and personal care stores 4,051 4,391 4,402 0.3 8.7
Gasoline stations 5,213 4,327 4,340 0.3 -16.7
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,998 2,552 2,118 -17.0 -29.3
Clothing stores 2,341 1,981 1,595 -19.5 -31.8
Shoe stores 348 265 266 0.1 -23.8
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 309 306 258 -15.8 -16.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,012 1,233 956 -22.5 -5.5
General merchandise stores 6,082 6,859 6,334 -7.6 4.1
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,492 1,776 1,750 -1.4 17.3
Cannabis stores1 148 261 298 14.3 101.8
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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