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Monthly Retail Trade

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Monthly Retail Trade


Advance Monthly Retail Trade Report

The August 2019 Advance Monthly Sales for Retail Trade and Food Services report was released on September 13, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., and available as:

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Monthly Retail Trade Report

The July 2019 Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services report was released on September 13, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for sales and 10:00 a.m. for inventories, and available as:

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Latest Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Special Notice: The Supplemental Tables provided below are currently an experimental product. Explanatory Material for these experimental statistics and specific recommendations for interpreting these statistics are described here. The Census Bureau invites users to provide feedback on how to improve this experimental product.

The 2nd Quarter 2019 Retail E-Commerce Sales Report was released on August 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., and available as:

  • Full 2Q 2019 Publication in PDF [139KB]
  • 2Q 2019 Publication Tables available in Excel Format: Table 1 [36KB] | Table 2 [35KB]
  • 2Q 2019 Publication Tables available as delimited text: Table 1 [1KB] | Table 2[36KB]
    Supplemental Quarterly E-Commerce Tables
  • 2Q 2019 E-commerce Tables in Excel Format: Tables [36KB]
  • Time Series Tables in Excel Format: Tables [36KB]
  • Explanatory Material

An Explanation of Benchmarking Revisions for E-Commerce Estimates can be found here.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Monthly Retail Trade | (301) 763-2713 |  Last Revised: August 29, 2019