8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Feb 2014  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/04/2014   
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.7% in February 2014. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.6%) and Liquor retailing (0.3%) and was relatively unchanged (0.0%) for Other specialised food retailing. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Other specialised food retailing (-1.3%), Supermarkets and grocery stores (-0.1%) and Liquor retailing (-0.4%).

Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing rose 1.0% in February 2014. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.0%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (1.1%), Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (1.3%) and Electrical and electronic goods retailing (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (3.3%), Electrical and electronic goods retailing (1.5%) and Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (1.1%).

Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing rose 0.1% in February 2014. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Clothing retailing (0.1%) and was relatively unchanged (0.0%) for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.6%) and fell for Clothing retailing (-0.2%).

Graph: Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing


DEPARTMENT STORES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores fell 0.4% in February 2014. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 4.7%.

Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.5% in February 2014. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.9%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.5%), Other recreational goods retailing (0.9%), Other retailing n.e.c. (0.1%) and Newspaper and book retailing (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Other retailing n.e.c. (3.9%), Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (1.6%), Newspaper and book retailing (1.4%) and fell for Other recreational goods retailing (-1.4%).

Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 1.2% in February 2014. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (1.5%) and Takeaway food services (0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.4%) and fell for Takeaway food services (-0.5%).

Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services