8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Jan 2018  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/03/2018   
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.3% in January 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate was relatively unchanged (0.0%). By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.2%), Other specialised food retailing (0.6%), and Liquor retailing (0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.1%), and Other specialised food retailing (1.1%), and fell for Liquor retailing (-2.0%).

Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing rose 0.5% in January 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (1.0%), and Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.5%), and fell for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (-0.4%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.5%), and fell for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (-0.2%), and Electrical and electronic goods retailing (-0.1%).

Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing rose 0.3% in January 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.7%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Clothing retailing (0.4%), and Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (-3.0%), and rose for Clothing retailing (0.5%).

Graph: Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing


DEPARTMENT STORES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores fell 0.2% in January 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.6%.

Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.1% in January 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.0%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.5%). Other recreational goods retailing (0.0%) and Newspaper and book retailing (0.0%) were relatively unchanged, and Other retailing n.e.c. fell (-0.2%).The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Other retailing n.e.c (2.0%), Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.8%), and Newspaper and book retailing (0.6%), and fell for Other recreational goods retailing (-1.3%).

Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 0.3% in January 2018. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.4%) and was relatively unchanged for Takeaway food services (0.0%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.5%) and fell for Takeaway food services (-0.6%).

Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services