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U.S. Retail Sales for June increase 0.2%, Ex-Auto up 0.4%
The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for June, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $439.9 billion, an increase of 0.2 percent (±0.5) from the previous month, and 4.3 percent (±0.9) above June 2013. Total sales for the April through June 2014 period were up 4.5 percent (±0.7) from the same period a year ago. The April to May 2014 percent change was revised from +0.3 percent (±0.5) to +0.5 percent (±0.2).
Retail trade sales were up 0.3 percent (±0.5) from May 2014, and 4.1 percent (±0.9) above last year. Nonstore retailers were up 8.1 percent (±2.3) from June 2013 and health and personal care stores were up 7.9 percent (±1.9) from last year.
Posted: July 15, 2014 Tuesday 08:30 AM