U.S. Department of Commerce

The 2008 Statistical Abstract

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Wholesale & Retail Trade

This section presents statistics relating to the distributive trades, specifically wholesale trade and retail trade. Data shown for the trades are classified by kind of business and cover sales, establishments, employees, payrolls, and other items.

Tables for Wholesale and Retail Trade Section [PDF 681k]

Establishments, Sales, Payroll and Employees

1009 - Wholesale and Retail Trade--Establishments, Sales, Payroll and Employees: 2002 [Excel 25k] | [PDF 460k]

1010 - Wholesale Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll: 2003 and 2004 [Excel 42k] | [PDF 453k]

1013 - Wholesale and Retail Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll by State: 2000 and 2004 [Excel 60k] | [PDF 452k]

1014 - Retail Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll: 2000 and 2004 [Excel 75k] | [PDF 453k]

1024 - Retail Trade--Nonemployer Establishments and Receipts by Kind of Business: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 54k] | [PDF 466k]

Motor Vehicle Sales

1025 - Franchised New Car Dealerships--Summary: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 21k] | [PDF 466k]

1026 - Retail Sales and Leases of New and Used Vehicles: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 466k]

1027 - New Motor Vehicle Sales and Car Production: 1990 to 2006 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 467k]

Online Retail Sales

1019 - Retail Trade Sales-Total and E-Commerce by Kind of Business: 2005 [Excel 42k] | [PDF 466k]

1020 - Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses--Total and E-Commerce Sales by Merchandise Line: 2004 and 2005 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 465k]

1021 - Projected Online Retail Sales: 2006 to 2011 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 465k]

1022 - Online Retail Spending, 2000 to 2006, and Projections, 2007 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 465k]

Retail Sales

1015 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Sales by Kind of Business: 1995 to 2006 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 466k]

1016 - Retail Trade Corporations--Sales, Net Profit, and Profit Per Dollar of Sales: 2005 and 2006 [Excel 37k] | [PDF 466k]

1017 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Estimated Per Capita Sales by Selected Kinds of Business: 1995 to 2006 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 466k]

1018 - Retail Trade--Merchandise Inventories and Inventory/Sales Ratio by Kind of Business: 2000 to 2006 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 466k]

1023 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Sales by Type of Store and State: 2006 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 462k]

1028 - Retail Food stores--Number and Sales by Type: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 467k]

1029 - Food and Alcoholic Beverage Sales by Sales Outlet: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 467k]

Shopping Centers

1030 - Shopping Centers--Number, Gross Leasable Area and Retail Sales by Gross Leasable Area: 1990 to 2005 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 453k]

1031 - Shopping Centers--Gross Leasable Area and Retail Sales, by State: 2005 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 453k]

Wholesale Trade

1011 - Merchant Wholesale Trade Sales--Total and E-commerce: 2005 [Excel 46k] | [PDF 453k]

1012 - Merchant Wholesalers--Summary: 1995 to 2006 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 453k]

 

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2008 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: May 06, 2011