U.S. Retail Sales Increase 1.2% In May

U.S. retail and food services sales for May, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $444.9 billion.

Retail Sales

This is up 1.2% from April’s sales and up 2.7% from the same month a year ago.

Retail Sales Change

All categories of retail sales except for gas stations, general merchandise, and electronics & appliances have seen increases year over year.

Retail Sales Table

U.S. Retail Sales Flat In April

U.S. retail and food services sales for April, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $436.8 billion.

Retail Sales

This is essentially unchanged from March’s sales and up 0.9% from the same month a year ago.

Retail Sales Change

All categories of retail sales except for gas stations, general merchandise, and electronics & appliances have seen increases year over year.

Retail Sales Components

U.S. Retail Sales Increase 0.9% In March

U.S. retail and food services sales for March, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $441.4 billion.

Total Retail Sales

This is up 0.9% from February’s sales and up 1.3% from the same month a year ago.

Retail Sales Change

All categories of retail sales except for gas stations and electronics & appliances have seen increases year over year.

Retail Sales Table

U.S. Retail Sales Decline Again In January

U.S. retail and food services sales for January, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $439.8 billion.

Retail Sales

This is down 0.8% from December’s sales and up 3.3% from the same month a year ago.

Retail Sales Change

All categories except for gas stations have seen retail sales increase year over year.

Retail Sales Table

U.S. Retail Sales Sink In December

U.S. retail and food services sales for December, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $442.9 billion.

Retail Sales

This is down 0.9% from November’s sales and up 3.2% from December 2013.

Retail Sales Change

All categories except for gas stations have seen retail sales increase year over year.

Retail Sales Table

Retail Sales Increase In November

Retail and food services sales for November, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $449.3 billion.

Retail Sales

This is up 0.7% from October’s sales and up 5.1% from November 2013.

Retail Sales Change

Sales increased the most, both relatively and nominally, in November for autos & auto parts, rising 1.7%. The only monthly decreases were 0.8% in gas and 1.7% in miscellaneous retailers.

All categories except for gas stations have seen retail sales increase year over year.

Retail Sales Table