TABLE 1. STATEWIDE TAXABLE SALES, BY TYPE OF BUSINESS, FIRST QUARTER 2000

Type of business Number of
permits on
January 1, 2000
Taxable transactions Per capita
taxable transactions a/
Amount
(in thousands)
Percent
of total
Percent change
from
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