retail sales

NRF: March Retail Sales Grow

Retail sales in March were up and the growth has buoyed optimism that consumers will continue spending in the months ahead.

NRF Forecasts Solid 2018 Retail Sales Growth

Citing the recent solid holiday selling season and several macro factors including the high level of consumer confidence, the National Retail Federation (NRF) is forecasting that 2018 will be another good year for retailers.

NRF: September Year-Over-Year Sales Up

Retail sales in September increased 0.5% over August on a seasonally adjusted basis and were up 3.2% year-over-year unadjusted, according to figures from the National Retail Federation. The sales figures exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.

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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