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Retail sales in United States increases in 2017

According to figures released by U.S. Census Bureau, the variable hardly grew by 1.26% in 2017. It displays the all-time peak since 1992 as the indicator climbed barely by 46 664 million US Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it rose by 2.2 percent. The overall changes for the previous 26 years reached a growth of 169.85%. Besides, it has attained a rise at a 0.01% compound annual growth rate over the 5 years with a slight overall raise since the start of time series. It averaged 2 625 416.88 million US Dollars from 1992 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 1 392 844 million US Dollars in 1992.

Retail sales in United States increases in 2017
Date Million US Dollars Variation
2017 3 758 579.00 1.26
2016 3 711 915.00 2.2
2015 3 631 881.00 0.37
2014 3 618 589.00 3.41
2013 3 499 156.00 2.44
2012 3 415 735.00 3.82
2011 3 290 014.00 6.99
2010 3 075 135.00 4.57
2009 2 940 699.00 -6.63
2008 3 149 450.00 2.09

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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.

  • Retail Revenue

  • Retailer Revenue

  • Consumer Confidence Index

  • 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.

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