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Retail Sales Rose 0.8 Percent in May

There were $502.0 billion in retail and food service sales in May, up 0.8 percent from the previous month and 5.9 percent from May 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. April’s number was upwardly revised to reflect a 0.4 percent increase. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – rose 0.9 percent. Year-over-year core sales increased 6.4 percent. ...

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Retail Sales Rose 0.3% in April

There were $497.6 billion in retail and food service sales in April, up 0.3% from the previous month and 4.7% from April 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. March’s number was upwardly revised to reflect a 0.8% increase. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – rose 0.3%. Year-over-year core sales increased 4.8%. Retail trade sales increased 0.4% ...

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Retail Sales Rose 0.6% in March

There were $494.6 billion in retail and food service sales in March, up 0.6% from the previous month and 4.5% from March 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. February’s number was upwardly revised to reflect a 0.1% decrease. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – rose 0.2%. Year-over-year core sales increased 4.5%. Retail trade sales increased 0.6% ...

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Retail Sales Fell 0.1% in February

There were $492.3 billion in retail and food service sales in February, down 0.1% from the previous month but up 4.0% from February 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. January’s number was upwardly revised to reflect a 0.1% decrease. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – rose 0.2%. Year-over-year core sales increased 4.4%. Retail trade sales decreased ...

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Retail Sales Fell 0.3% in January

There were $492.0 billion in retail and food service sales in January, down 0.3% from the previous month but up 3.6% from January 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. December’s number was downwardly revised to reflect no significant change from November 2017. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – were unchanged. Year-over-year core sales increased 4.2%. Retail ...

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Retail Sales Grew 0.4% in December

There were $495.4 billion in retail and food service sales in December, up 0.4% from the previous month and 5.4% from December 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. November’s number was upwardly revised to reflect a 0.9% increase. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 0.4%. Year-over-year core sales increased 6.3%. Retail trade sales increased 0.3% ...

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Retail Sales Grew 0.8% in November

There were $492.7 billion in retail and food service sales in November, up 0.8% from the previous month and 5.8% from November 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. October’s number was upwardly revised to reflect a 0.5% increase. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 1.0%. Year-over-year core sales increased 5.7%. Retail trade sales increased 0.8% ...

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Retail Sales Surged in September

There were $483.9 billion in retail and food service sales in September, up 1.6% from the previous month and 4.4% from September 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. August’s number was revised to reflect a 0.1% decline. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 1.0%. Year-over-year core sales increased 4.6%. Retail trade sales increased 1.6% from ...

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Retail Sales Dipped in August

There were $474.8 billion in retail and food service sales in August, down 0.2% from the previous month but up 3.2% from August 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. July’s number was downwardly revised to reflect 0.3% growth. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 0.2%. Year-over-year core sales increased 3.6%. Retail trade sales decreased 0.3% ...

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Retail Sales Jumped to 7-Month High in July

There were $478.9 billion in retail and food service sales in July, up 0.6% from the previous month and 4.2% from July 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. July’s retail sales were the largest gain in seven months. June’s number was upwardly revised to reflect 0.3% growth. Core retail sales – excluding automobiles and parts – grew 0.5%. Year-over-year ...

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