Tasmanian shoppers parted with $300,000 more in July than they did in June, contributing to the state's 0.1 per cent rise for retail turnover.
The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that nationally, retail rose 0.1 per cent in seasonally adjusted figures, but fell 0.1 per cent in trend terms.
South Australia recorded the largest rise of 0.6 per cent, followed by the Northern Territory with 0.4 per cent in trend terms.
New South Wales had the biggest fall with 0.2 per cent and Western Australia, Victoria and the ACT all fell 0.1 per cent.
Shoppers will more likely to spend on clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (a 0.3 per cent rise) and shied away from department stores (1.3 per cent fall).
Tasmanians spent $1.7 million more this July than July 2012.