Jul
14

US June retail sales figures released

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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 $387.8 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent (±0.5%)* from the previous month, and 8.1 percent (±0.7%) above June 2010. Total sales for the April through June 2011 period were up 7.7 percent (±0.5%) from the same period a year ago. The April to May 2011 percent change was revised from -0.2 percent (±0.5%)* to -0.1 percent (±0.2%)*.

Retail trade sales were up 0.2 percent (±0.5%)* from May 2011, and 8.5 percent (±0.7%) above last year.

Gasoline stations sales were up 23.6 percent (±1.7%) from June 2010 and nonstore retailers sales were up 12.3 percent (±3.0%) from last year.

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