Table 2 
Retail sales, by industry — Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales, by industry — Seasonally adjusted
  March
2023
February
2024r
March
2024p
February to March 2024 March 2023 to March 2024
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 65,200 66,552 66,440 -0.2 1.9
Retail e-commerce 3,909 3,864 3,980 3.0 1.8
Total retail trade (2017 chained dollars) 57,099 57,795 57,580 -0.4 0.8
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 47,959 48,580 48,288 -0.6 0.7
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations and fuel vendors 41,462 42,185 41,940 -0.6 1.2
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 17,241 17,972 18,152 1.0 5.3
New car dealers 13,530 14,180 14,340 1.1 6.0
Used car dealers 1,376 1,426 1,398 -2.0 1.6
Other motor vehicle dealers 1,078 1,115 1,135 1.7 5.3
Automotive parts, accessories and tire retailers 1,258 1,251 1,279 2.3 1.7
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 3,871 3,911 3,961 1.3 2.3
Food and beverage retailers 12,649 12,783 12,728 -0.4 0.6
Supermarkets and other grocery retailers (except convenience) 8,839 8,981 8,957 -0.3 1.3
Convenience retailers and vending machine operators 747 729 734 0.8 -1.7
Specialty food retailers 836 905 901 -0.4 7.9
Beer, wine and liquor retailers 2,226 2,168 2,135 -1.5 -4.1
Furniture, home furnishings, electronics and appliances retailers 3,718 3,643 3,586 -1.6 -3.6
Furniture retailers 1,215 1,210 1,212 0.2 -0.2
Floor covering, window treatment and other home furnishing retailers 742 682 651 -4.5 -12.3
Electronics and appliances retailers 1,761 1,752 1,722 -1.7 -2.2
General merchandise retailers 8,534 9,139 9,116 -0.2 6.8
Health and personal care retailers 5,286 5,587 5,537 -0.9 4.7
Gasoline stations and fuel vendors 6,497 6,395 6,348 -0.7 -2.3
Clothing, clothing accessories, shoes, jewellery, luggage and leather goods retailers 3,506 3,440 3,384 -1.6 -3.5
Clothing and clothing accessories retailers 2,712 2,644 2,618 -1.0 -3.5
Shoe retailers 395 402 393 -2.2 -0.4
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods retailers 398 394 373 -5.5 -6.4
Sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, book, and miscellaneous retailers 3,898 3,682 3,627 -1.5 -6.9
Sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument and book retailers and news dealers 1,377 1,342 1,354 0.9 -1.7
Miscellaneous store retailers 2,521 2,340 2,274 -2.8 -9.8
Cannabis retailers 421 425 422 -0.8 0.3
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
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