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Basic Info

US Retail Sales MoM measures the month over month percent change in total retail sales within the US economy, excluding food and services, and represents a majority of discretionary consumer spending. Historically, US Retail Sales MoM significantly increased in October 2001 compared to the previous month, reaching a high of 7.29% as a result of attractive zero percent financing options for new cars.

US Retail Sales MoM is at 0.11%, compared to 0.53% last month and 0.51% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 0.36%.

Stats

Last Value 0.11%
Latest Period Aug 2020
Last Updated Sep 16 2020, 08:31 EDT
Next Release Oct 16 2020, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 0.36%
Average Growth Rate -7.87%
Value from 1 Year Ago 0.51%
Change from 1 Year Ago -79.27%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
Notes Retail sales exclude food services. From the Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services. Seasonally adjusted. Not adjusted for inflation.

Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2020 0.11%
July 31, 2020 0.53%
June 30, 2020 6.92%
May 31, 2020 17.26%
April 30, 2020 -12.66%
March 31, 2020 -5.13%
February 29, 2020 -0.46%
January 31, 2020 0.77%
December 31, 2019 -0.05%
November 30, 2019 0.17%
October 31, 2019 0.59%
September 30, 2019 -0.47%
August 31, 2019 0.51%
July 31, 2019 0.68%
June 30, 2019 0.19%
May 31, 2019 0.26%
April 30, 2019 0.46%
March 31, 2019 1.69%
February 28, 2019 -0.21%
January 31, 2019 1.71%
December 31, 2018 -2.45%
November 30, 2018 0.15%
October 31, 2018 1.18%
September 30, 2018 0.18%
August 31, 2018 -0.29%
Date Value
July 31, 2018 0.43%
June 30, 2018 -0.43%
May 31, 2018 1.17%
April 30, 2018 0.51%
March 31, 2018 -0.18%
February 28, 2018 0.12%
January 31, 2018 0.17%
December 31, 2017 0.46%
November 30, 2017 0.71%
October 31, 2017 0.26%
September 30, 2017 2.20%
August 31, 2017 0.16%
July 31, 2017 0.14%
June 30, 2017 -0.14%
May 31, 2017 -0.34%
April 30, 2017 0.74%
March 31, 2017 0.23%
February 28, 2017 -0.52%
January 31, 2017 0.94%
December 31, 2016 1.27%
November 30, 2016 -0.19%
October 31, 2016 0.54%
September 30, 2016 0.45%
August 31, 2016 -0.04%
July 31, 2016 -0.03%

Basic Info

US Retail Sales MoM measures the month over month percent change in total retail sales within the US economy, excluding food and services, and represents a majority of discretionary consumer spending. Historically, US Retail Sales MoM significantly increased in October 2001 compared to the previous month, reaching a high of 7.29% as a result of attractive zero percent financing options for new cars.

US Retail Sales MoM is at 0.11%, compared to 0.53% last month and 0.51% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 0.36%.

Stats

Last Value 0.11%
Latest Period Aug 2020
Last Updated Sep 16 2020, 08:31 EDT
Next Release Oct 16 2020, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 0.36%
Average Growth Rate -7.87%
Value from 1 Year Ago 0.51%
Change from 1 Year Ago -79.27%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
Notes Retail sales exclude food services. From the Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services. Seasonally adjusted. Not adjusted for inflation.