TABLE 1. STATEWIDE TAXABLE SALES, BY TYPE OF BUSINESS, SECOND QUARTER 1999

Type of business Number of
permits on
July 1 1999
Taxable transactions Per capita
taxable transactions a/
Amount
(in thousands)
Percent
of total
Percent change
from
year to year
1998 1999
Retail Stores
Women's apparel 10,089 $853,656 .87 8.7 23.45 25.08
Men's apparel 3,813 473,034 .48 11.3 12.69 13.90
Family apparel 12,384 902,097 .92 -28.4 37.60 26.50
Shoes 4,745 490,995 .50 1.2 14.48 14.43
Apparel stores group 31,031 2,719,782 2.77 -7.9 88.21 79.91
 
General merchandise stores 9,658 8,673,703 8.85 13.5 228.23 254.84
Drug stores 4,366 1,277,044 1.30 4.0 36.67 37.52
General merchandise group 14,024 9,950,747 10.15 12.1 264.90 292.36
 
Gifts, art goods, and novelties 12,472 380,372 .39 9.3 10.39 11.18
Sporting goods 6,866 730,603 .75 4.6 20.85 21.47
Florists 5,513 227,421 .23 5.8 6.41 6.68
Photographic equipment and supplies 1,491 121,777 .12 -41.3 6.19 3.58
Musical instruments 3,089 400,007 .41 3.8 11.50 11.75
Stationery and books 9,402 890,049 .91 0.7 26.38 26.15
Jewelry 8,278 411,833 .42 15.0 10.69 12.10
Office, store, and school supplies 15,557 3,246,448 3.31 18.5 81.76 95.38
Other specialties 102,614 3,184,603 3.25 15.0 82.70 93.57
Specialty stores group 165,282 9,593,113 9.78 11.5 256.89 281.85
 
Food stores selling all types of liquor 5,410 2,734,018 2.79 2.4 79.71 80.33
All other food stores 19,042 1,429,399 1.46 15.3 37.02 42.00
Food stores group 24,452 4,163,417 4.25 6.5 116.74 122.32
 
Eating places: no alcoholic beverages 44,220 3,586,959 3.66 6.4 100.67 105.39
Eating places: beer and wine 19,285 2,096,831 2.14 8.6 57.67 61.61
Eating and drinking: all types of liquor 10,765 2,480,083 2.53 8.2 68.44 72.87
Eating and drinking group 74,270 8,163,873 8.33 7.5 226.78 239.86
 
Household and home furnishings 23,100 1,869,515 1.91 15.5 48.32 54.93
Household appliance dealers 3,922 959,403 .98 7.3 26.71 28.19
Household group 27,022 2,828,918 2.88 12.6 75.03 83.12
 
Lumber and building materials 3,778 3,684,499 3.76 19.9 91.72 108.25
Hardware stores 2,221 649,860 .66 9.4 17.74 19.09
Plumbing and electrical supplies 1,766 581,244 .59 12.2 15.47 17.08
Paint, glass, and wallpaper 1,658 242,449 .25 10.3 6.56 7.12
Building material group 9,423 5,158,052 5.26 17.1 131.49 151.55
 
New motor vehicle dealers 2,460 10,019,288 10.22 13.1 264.40 294.37
Used motor vehicle dealers 7,377 1,205,921 1.23 18.0 30.52 35.43
Automotive supplies and parts 12,493 1,163,232 1.19 5.7 32.87 34.18
Service stations 9,298 5,327,063 5.43 21.2 131.26 156.51
Automotive group 31,628 17,715,504 18.07 15.2 459.05 520.49
 
Packaged liquor stores 4,913 478,968 .49 7.9 13.25 14.07
Second-hand merchandise 8,117 120,685 .12 6.9 3.37 3.55
Farm implement dealers 1,236 599,378 .61 6.9 16.73 17.61
Farm and garden supply stores 3,866 626,497 .64 0.4 18.64 18.41
Fuel and ice dealers 841 97,554 .10 11.1 2.62 2.87
Mobile homes, trailers, and campers 804 243,367 .25 17.1 6.21 7.15
Boat, motorcycle, and plane dealers 2,306 528,299 .54 16.3 13.56 15.52
All other retail stores group 22,083 2,694,748 2.75 8.2 74.38 79.17
 
Retail Stores Totals 399,215 62,988,154 64.24 11.0 1,693.47 1,850.63
 
Business and Personal Services 106,202 5,098,419 5.20 7.2 142.01 149.79
 
All Other Outlets 456,213 29,970,187 30.56 5.2 850.41 880.54
 
Totals All Outlets 961,630 $98,056,760 100.00 9.0 2,685.89 2,880.97
 
HISTORICAL DATA
Comparable data for retail stores:
1994 332,958 45,822,392 64.83 3.7 1,441.41
1995 337,374 48,240,549 63.81 5.3 1,504.56
1996 339,587 51,378,140 63.53 6.5 1,586.58
1997 342,228 53,634,112 63.13 4.4 1,627.40
1998 345,609 56,721,168 63.05 5.8 1,693.47
Comparable data for all outlets:
1994 979,341 70,682,268 4.0 2,223.41
1995 983,574 75,596,004 7.0 2,357.73
1996 974,756 80,866,685 7.0 2,497.20
1997 965,223 84,956,130 5.1 2,577.79
1998 954,088 89,961,342 5.9 2,685.89