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8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2011  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/12/2011   
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.4% in October 2011. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.4%), Liquor retailing (0.6%) and fell for Other specialised food retailing (-0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.9%) and Liquor retailing (0.5%) and fell for Other specialised food retailing (-3.9%).

Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing rose 0.6% in October 2011. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (0.6%), Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.8%) and Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (2.1%) and Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.4%) and fell for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (-2.6%).

Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing fell 0.7% in October 2011. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate fell for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (-0.9%) and Clothing retailing (-0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Clothing retailing (1.7%) and Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.3%).

Graph: Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing


DEPARTMENT STORES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores fell 0.5% in October 2011. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.7%.

Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.4% in October 2011. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.4%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Other recreational goods retailing (0.9%), Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.3%) and Other retailing n.e.c. (0.3%) and fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-0.6%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Other retailing n.e.c. (-1.1%) and Newspaper and book retailing (-1.2%) and rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.3%) and Other recreational goods retailing (0.3%).

Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 0.7% in October 2011. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.8%) and Takeaway food services (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Takeaway food services (0.5%) and fell for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (-0.1%).

Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services


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