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Retailers sales in United States grows in May 2018

In comparison to the previous month retailers sales went up by 10.14%, according to statistics issued by U.S. Census Bureau. The variable grew by 43 088 thousand US Dollars, contrarily to the prior month when it fell by 5.5 percent. In 2017, this fluctuation reached 6.81 percent and the retailers sales hit 437 604 thousand US Dollars in May 2017. To sum up, the indicator was 6.95 percent higher in May 2017 than in the same month in 2018. United States saw a increase of 258.14% in retailers sales over the past 26 years. Moreover, the retailers sales is now bigger than its average which equals 288 315.88 thousand US Dollars with a marginal overall raise since the start of observations. It attained its all-time high of 501 921 thousand US Dollars in December 2017 and record low of 130 683 thousand US Dollars in January 1992.

Retailers sales in United States grows in May 2018
Date Thousand US Dollars Variation
May. 2018 468 034.00 10.14
Apr. 2018 424 946.00 -5.5
Mar. 2018 449 698.00 17.07
Feb. 2018 384 117.00 -1.91
Jan. 2018 391 584.00 -21.98
Dec. 2017 501 921.00 12.63
Nov. 2017 445 632.00 5.85
Oct. 2017 421 000.00 1.33
Sep. 2017 415 471.00 -4.48
Aug. 2017 434 961.00 3.58

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Main Retail Indicators

  • Retail Sales

    Sales of merchandise by establishments primarly engaged in retail trade, usually measured in value (millions or billions of national currency) or volume (number of units sold). Based on: United States Census Bureau.

  • Retailer Revenue

  • Retail Inventories

    Value, at cost, of the merchandise available for sale, usually expressed in millions of national currency. Based on: United States Census Bureau.

  • Online Shopping Penetration

    Number of individuals doing online shopping, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. It is an indicator of the adoption of online shopping among the population.

  • Online Retail Sales

    Value of transactions in USD million or can also be measured as % of total turnover. All transactions carried out over webpages, extranet or EDI system.

  • Online Expenditure

    Value of expenditure made online by households in a country at a given date. Usually expressed in millions or billions of national currency.

  • Pharmacist Density

  • Online Purchaser

    Number of online purchases by type of product, usually measured in thousands of purchases.

  • Wholesale Turnover