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

Sales by type of commodity, all retail stores – Seasonally unadjusted
  February 2020r January 2021r February 2021p February 2020 to February 2021
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change
Total commodities, retail trade commissions and miscellaneous services 42,981,961 43,284,050 43,906,669 2.2
Food 8,696,141 10,201,116 9,454,992 8.7
Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages 2,521,538 2,729,791 2,616,890 3.8
Cannabis products 151,930 279,495 262,957 73.1
Clothing 1,833,457 1,124,552 1,303,149 -28.9
Footwear 389,526 249,248 292,296 -25.0
Jewellery and watches, luggage and briefcases 331,076 199,371 285,408 -13.8
Home furniture, furnishings, housewares, appliances and electronics 3,526,799 3,746,227 3,781,863 7.2
Sporting and leisure products (except publications, audio and video recordings, and game software) 645,201 757,241 823,301 27.6
Publications 194,936 157,382 177,823 -8.8
Audio and video recordings, and game software 71,161 52,705 52,405 -26.4
Motor vehicles 8,671,089 7,523,506 8,426,393 -2.8
Recreational vehicles 441,562 491,797 534,074 21.0
Motor vehicle parts, accessories and supplies 1,467,055 1,408,300 1,548,706 5.6
Automotive and household fuels 3,927,331 3,176,106 3,492,585 -11.1
Home health products 3,161,401 3,416,848 3,118,632 -1.4
Infant care, personal and beauty products 1,064,405 1,087,492 1,026,728 -3.5
Hardware, tools, and renovation and lawn and garden products 2,403,319 3,131,010 3,077,774 28.1
Miscellaneous products 2,113,115 2,267,906 2,252,024 6.6
Total retail trade commissions and miscellaneous services 1,370,920 1,283,956 1,378,670 0.6
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data may not add up to totals because of rounding.
Source(s):
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