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

TABLE 1. STATEWIDE TAXABLE SALES, BY TYPE OF BUSINESS, FIRST QUARTER 1999
Type of business Number of
permits on
January 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 9,474 $735,681 .84 12.3 19.72 21.78
Men's apparel 3,346 409,740 .47 11.4 11.07 12.13
Family apparel 10,812 837,508 .96 -23.8 33.08 24.80
Shoes 4,366 451,021 .52 3.4 13.13 13.35
Apparel stores group 27,998 2,433,950 2.79 -4.9 76.99 72.07
 
General merchandise stores 8,346 7,548,311 8.66 13.8 199.60 223.50
Drug stores 4,329 1,231,467 1.41 1.9 36.36 36.46
General merchandise group 12,675 8,779,778 10.07 12.0 235.96 259.96
 
Gifts, art goods, and novelties 10,647 320,490 .37 10.6 8.72 9.49
Sporting goods 6,414 669,823 .77 6.0 19.02 19.83
Florists 4,962 218,801 .25 6.0 6.21 6.48
Photographic equipment and supplies 1,466 99,490 .11 -48.4 5.80 2.95
Musical instruments 2,810 386,694 .44 3.8 11.21 11.45
Stationery and books 8,662 974,973 1.12 1.0 29.05 28.87
Jewelry 7,567 347,998 .40 8.9 9.62 10.30
Office, store, and school supplies 14,456 3,100,652 3.56 12.0 83.35 91.81
Other specialties 87,779 2,860,024 3.28 15.6 74.44 84.68
Specialty stores group 144,763 8,978,945 10.30 9.2 247.43 265.86
 
Food stores selling all types of liquor 5,602 2,844,349 3.26 3.0 83.09 84.22
All other food stores 18,987 1,209,036 1.39 8.6 33.50 35.80
Food stores group 24,589 4,053,385 4.65 4.6 116.59 120.02
 
Eating places: no alcoholic beverages 43,281 3,381,753 3.88 7.2 94.98 100.13
Eating places: beer and wine 19,448 1,950,501 2.24 9.1 53.83 57.75
Eating and drinking: all types of liquor 10,762 2,285,188 2.62 6.3 64.68 67.66
Eating and drinking group 73,491 7,617,442 8.74 7.4 213.48 225.55
 
Household and home furnishings 20,986 1,720,861 1.97 15.3 44.93 50.95
Household appliance dealers 3,794 940,337 1.08 9.2 25.91 27.84
Household group 24,780 2,661,198 3.05 13.1 70.84 78.80
 
Lumber and building materials 3,731 2,945,362 3.38 22.3 72.46 87.21
Hardware stores 2,172 538,919 .62 8.1 15.00 15.96
Plumbing and electrical supplies 1,678 535,419 .61 18.3 13.63 15.85
Paint, glass, and wallpaper 1,561 196,406 .23 39.1 4.25 5.82
Building material group 9,142 4,216,106 4.83 20.5 105.34 124.84
 
New motor vehicle dealers 2,428 9,060,518 10.39 15.2 236.71 268.28
Used motor vehicle dealers 7,225 1,104,100 1.27 24.3 26.73 32.69
Automotive supplies and parts 12,061 1,024,090 1.17 2.2 30.15 30.32
Service stations 9,401 4,195,957 4.81 0.3 125.87 124.24
Automotive group 31,115 15,384,665 17.64 10.4 419.47 455.53
 
Packaged liquor stores 4,942 427,904 .49 5.4 12.22 12.67
Second-hand merchandise 6,399 115,222 .13 6.9 3.25 3.41
Farm implement dealers 1,225 515,173 .59 18.3 13.10 15.25
Farm and garden supply stores 3,683 393,492 .45 -2.2 12.11 11.65
Fuel and ice dealers 804 117,179 .13 8.8 3.24 3.47
Mobile homes, trailers, and campers 808 204,570 .23 23.0 5.01 6.06
Boat, motorcycle, and plane dealers 2,284 347,872 .40 14.9 9.11 10.30
All other retail stores group 20,145 2,121,412 2.43 10.0 58.04 62.81
 
Retail Stores Totals 368,698 56,246,881 64.50 9.6 1,544.16 1,665.44
 
Business and Personal Services 104,934 4,622,875 5.30 7.4 129.54 136.88
 
All Other Outlets 496,763 26,329,985 30.20 3.1 768.96 779.62
 
Totals All Outlets 970,395 $87,199,741 100.00 7.4 2,442.65 2,581.94
 
HISTORICAL DATA
Comparable data for retail stores:
1994 332,440 42,657,265 65.31 3.7 1,335.04
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
Comparable data for all outlets:
1994 992,172 65,316,122 4.3 2,044.20
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