TABLE 1. STATEWIDE TAXABLE SALES, BY TYPE OF BUSINESS, FIRST QUARTER 2000
     
    Taxable transactions Per capita
  Number of     Percent change taxable transactions a/
Type of business permits on Amount Percent from      
  January 1, 2000 (in thousands) of total year to year 1999 2000
                         
Retail Stores                        
Women's apparel 9,590   $794,039   .79   7.9   21.79   23.13  
Men's apparel 3,365   247,313   .25   -39.6   12.13   7.20  
Family apparel 11,854   1,157,983   1.16   38.3   24.80   33.73  
Shoes 4,547   466,992   .47   3.5   13.36   13.60  
Apparel stores group 29,356   2,666,327   2.67   9.5   72.08   77.65  
                         
General merchandise stores 8,030   8,250,549   8.26   9.3   223.55   240.29  
Drug stores 4,351   1,279,910   1.28   3.9   36.47   37.28  
General merchandise group 12,381   9,530,459   9.54   8.6   260.02   277.56  
                         
Gifts, art goods, and novelties 10,619   346,832   .35   8.2   9.49   10.10  
Sporting goods 6,284   737,065   .74   10.0   19.84   21.47  
Florists 5,087   237,138   .24   8.4   6.48   6.91  
Photographic equipment and supplies 987   102,226   .10   2.8   2.95   2.98  
Musical instruments 3,088   426,128   .43   10.2   11.45   12.41  
Stationery and books 8,590   1,033,565   1.03   6.0   28.87   30.10  
Jewelry 7,784   431,042   .43   23.9   10.31   12.55  
Office, store, and school supplies 15,129   3,759,600   3.76   21.3   91.83   109.49  
Other specialties 92,288   3,288,323   3.29   15.0   84.70   95.77  
Specialty stores group 149,856   10,361,919   10.37   15.4   265.92   301.78  
                         
Food stores selling all types of liquor 5,527   2,970,497   2.97   4.4   84.24   86.51  
All other food stores 18,924   1,372,379   1.37   13.5   35.81   39.97  
Food stores group 24,451   4,342,876   4.35   7.1   120.04   126.48  
                         
Eating places: no alcoholic beverages 44,155   3,646,937   3.65   7.8   100.15   106.21  
Eating places: beer and wine 19,197   2,133,677   2.14   9.4   57.77   62.14  
Eating and drinking: all types of liquor 10,861   2,583,384   2.59   13.0   67.68   75.24  
Eating and drinking group 74,213   8,363,998   8.37   9.8   225.60   243.59  
                         
Household and home furnishings 21,414   2,088,230   2.09   21.3   50.96   60.82  
Household appliance dealers 3,682   1,032,175   1.03   9.8   27.85   30.06  
Household group 25,096   3,120,405   3.12   17.3   78.81   90.88  
                         
Lumber and building materials 3,746   3,331,485   3.33   13.1   87.23   97.03  
Hardware stores 2,159   639,831   .64   18.7   15.96   18.63  
Plumbing and electrical supplies 1,781   680,401   .68   27.1   15.86   19.82  
Paint, glass, and wallpaper 1,600   201,924   .20   2.8   5.82   5.88  
Building material group 9,286   4,853,641   4.86   15.1   124.86   141.36  
                         
New motor vehicle dealers 2,464   11,130,457   11.14   22.8   268.33   324.16  
Used motor vehicle dealers 7,341   1,357,244   1.36   22.9   32.70   39.53  
Automotive supplies and parts 12,123   1,124,644   1.13   9.8   30.33   32.75  
Service stations 9,151   5,446,461   5.45   29.8   124.27   158.62  
Automotive group 31,079   19,058,806   19.08   23.9   455.63   555.07  
                         
Packaged liquor stores 4,874   462,561   .46   8.1   12.67   13.47  
Second-hand merchandise 6,759   127,239   .13   10.4   3.41   3.71  
Farm implement dealers 1,210   513,467   .51   -0.3   15.26   14.95  
Farm and garden supply stores 3,591   414,285   .41   5.3   11.65   12.07  
Fuel and ice dealers 756   125,988   .13   7.5   3.47   3.67  
Mobile homes, trailers, and campers 812   223,127   .22   9.1   6.06   6.50  
Boat, motorcycle, and plane dealers 2,303   449,452   .45   29.2   10.30   13.09  
All other retail stores group 20,305   2,316,119   2.32   9.2   62.83   67.45  
                         
Retail Stores Totals 376,023   64,614,550   64.68   14.9   1,665.78   1,881.83  
                         
Business and Personal Services 103,782   5,038,383   5.04   9.0   136.91   146.74  
                         
All Other Outlets 490,220   30,247,700   30.28   14.9   779.78   880.93  
                         
Totals All Outlets 970,025   $99,900,633   100.00   14.6   2,582.47   2,909.50  
                         
HISTORICAL DATA                        
Comparable data for retail stores:                        
1995 338,018   43,596,988   64.59   2.2   1,366.25      
1996 339,596   46,995,596   64.00   7.8   1,458.45      
1997 344,118   49,159,038   63.77   4.6   1,504.71      
1998 346,657   51,306,176   63.22   4.4   1,544.16      
1999 368,698   56,246,881   64.50   9.6   1,665.78      
Comparable data for all outlets:                        
1995 998,970   67,493,290       3.3   2,115.11      
1996 992,019   73,430,101       8.8   2,278.81      
1997 986,439   77,084,910       5.0   2,359.50      
1998 973,786   81,159,522       5.3   2,442.65      
1999 970,395   87,199,741       7.4   2,582.47      
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