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February 06 2013, 4:08PM

- Department stores' sales rose 0.8pc to $1.529 billion

- Clothing and footwear sales rose 2.1pc to $1.6158bn

- Household goods sales rose 0.8pc to $3.601bn

- Groceries sales fell 0.1pc to $8.857bn

- Cafes, Restaurants sales fell 1.1pc to $2.849bn

- Other retail spending fell 2.8pc to $2.969bn

- Spending in NSW fell 0.7pc - Victoria fell 0.2pc

- Queensland was unchanged

- Western Australia fell 0.3pc

- South Australia rose 0.1pc

- Tasmania rose 2.0pc

- ACT fell 0.8pc

- NT fell 0.7pc

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics