8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Jan 2015  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/03/2015   
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.1% in January 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.7%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.1%) and Other specialised food retailing (0.1%) and fell for Liquor retailing (-0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Supermarket and grocery stores (-0.5%), Liquor retailing (-2.4%) and Other specialised food retailing (-1.2%).

Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing rose 0.3% in January 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.7%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (0.9%) and Electrical and electronic goods retailing (0.1%) and was relatively unchanged for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.0%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (2.5%) and Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (0.6%) and fell for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (-0.6%).

Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing rose 0.7% in January 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.1%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (1.1%) and Clothing retailing (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Clothing retailing (-0.2%) and rose for 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 rose 0.5% in January 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.2%.

Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing fell 0.2% in January 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.0%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-2.1%) and Other retailing n.e.c. (-0.1%), was relatively unchanged for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.0%) and rose for Other recreational goods retailing (0.2%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (2.5%), Other retailing n.e.c. (0.5%) and Other recreational goods retailing (0.8%) and fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-3.2%).

Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 0.3% in January 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.0%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Takeaway food services (0.3%) and Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.2%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (3.6%) and fell for Takeaway food services (-0.2%).

Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services