8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2018  
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.2% in October 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.2%), and Other specialised food retailing (0.2%), and fell for Liquor retailing (-0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.3%), and Liquor retailing (0.2%), and fell for Other specialised food retailing (-1.5%).

Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing fell 0.1% in October 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.6%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate fell for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (-0.3%), and Electrical and electronic goods retailing (-0.1%), and rose for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (1.0%), and Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (1.4%), and fell for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (-0.4%).

Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing rose 0.2% in October 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.6%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Clothing retailing (0.2%), and Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Clothing retailing (1.9%), and Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (4.0%).

Graph: Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing


DEPARTMENT STORES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores fell 0.1% in October 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.4%.

Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.5% in October 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Other retailing n.e.c. (0.7%), Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.4%), and Other recreational goods retailing (0.1%), and fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-0.8%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (1.1%), and Other recreational goods retailing (3.3%), and fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-2.8%), and Other retailing n.e.c (-0.2%).

Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 0.2% in October 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.9%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.2%), and Takeaway food services (0.2%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (-1.4%), and Takeaway food services (-0.2%).

Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services