The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently announced retail turnover data which indicated a rise in retail sales by 0.2 per cent in seasonally adjusted terms.
The data also demonstrated the following:
- Western Australia observed a maximum rise of 0.7 per cent.
- Retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in Queensland.
- Other retailing division saw a maximum rise of 0.8 per cent.
- Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing division declined by 0.5 per cent.
As per the ABS, the retail sales declined by 0.1 per cent during September quarter 2019, following a rise of 0.1 per cent in the prior quarter.