8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2013  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/12/2013   
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.4% in October 2013. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.4%) and Liquor retailing (0.5%) and fell for Other specialised food retailing (-0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.5%), Liquor retailing (1.2%) and Other specialised food retailing (0.3%).

Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing rose 0.1% in October 2013. The seasonally adjusted estimate was relatively unchanged (0.0%). By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (0.2%) and Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.1%) and was relatively unchanged (0.0%) for Electrical and electronic goods retailing. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (1.0%) and Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.3%) and fell for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (-0.9%).

Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing rose 1.0% in October 2013. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.6%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Clothing retailing (1.2%) and Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.2%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Clothing retailing (2.1%) and fell for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (-2.2%).

Graph: Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing


DEPARTMENT STORES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores rose 0.8% in October 2013. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.3%.

Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.3% in October 2013. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.3%), Other recreational goods retailing (0.8%) and Other retailing n.e.c. (0.2%) and fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-0.5%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Other retailing n.e.c. (2.8%) and fell for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (-0.6%), Newspaper and book retailing (-1.2%) and Other recreational goods retailing (-0.8%).

Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 0.6% in October 2013. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.7%) and Takeaway food services (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (1.7%) and Takeaway food services (0.5%).

Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services