NRF: Retail Sales Drop During April

Retail sales dropped almost twice as much during April as they did in March as the nation’s economy saw its first full month when most businesses were closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the National Retail Federation said.

Costco Sales Dip In April

Costco reported net sales of $11.39 billion for the retail month of April, the four weeks ended May 3, 2020, a decrease of 1.8% from $11.60 billion last year.

Census Bureau: Retail Sales Dip In May

According to the United States Census Bureau, advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for May 2017, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $473.81 billion, a decrease of 0.3% from April but up 3.8% from May 2016.

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