In July’s retail sales, Food and Drinking Services is King.

With some exceptions, retail sales for the month of July showed positive signs. As the summer season fades down, July sales’ advance estimates show good increases in food and drinking services (9%), Furniture (6.1%) and Building materials (2.8). Those three lines boosted the annual change in sales, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. … Continue reading In July’s retail sales, Food and Drinking Services is King.

US Census Bureau’s Advance Estimates show Retail Sales increased 3.2% in December 2014.

Advance Estimates for Retail and Food Services show that Sales for December 2014 increased 3.2 percent compared to December 2013. Statistics were adjusted by season, but not corrected for inflation, which gives a total estimated sales volume of U$442.9 billion. Auto and other motor vehicles dealers were up 9.2 percent when compared to same month … Continue reading US Census Bureau’s Advance Estimates show Retail Sales increased 3.2% in December 2014.