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Retail Sales Decrease 4.4% In May 2018

Retail Sales Decrease 4.4% In May 2018

[Updated] After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation, measured at 2.7% in May, the overall volume of retail sales contracted 4.4%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “All retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with the largest sales volume decrease being apparel stores at 10.6%,” the report said. “In value... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 7.8% In April 2018

Retail Sales Decrease 7.8% In April 2018

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation, measured at 2.7% in April – the overall volume of retail sales weakened 7.8%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of the seven retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with the largest sales volume decrease being reported for liquor stores at 19.4%,” the... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 5.4% In March 2018

Retail Sales Decrease 5.4% In March 2018

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation, measured at 2.4% in March – the overall volume of retail sales contracted 5.4%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of the seven retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume. The largest sales volume decrease was reported for motor vehicle retailers at 44.7%,”... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Increase 0.2% In February 2018

Retail Sales Increase 0.2% In February 2018

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation, measured at 2.2% in February – the overall volume of retail sales edged up 0.2%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “The largest sales volume increase was reported for building material stores at 13.1%. In contrast, liquor stores recorded the largest decline in sales... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Increase 1.0% In January 2018

Retail Sales Increase 1.0% In January 2018

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.0% in January – the overall volume of retail sales increased 1.0%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Three of the seven retail sectors recorded increases in sales volume with apparel stores recording the largest increase of 16.4%. The next largest... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 0.3% In December 2017

Retail Sales Decrease 0.3% In December 2017

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.5% in December – the overall volume of retail sales decreased 0.3%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of the seven retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with apparel stores recording the largest decrease of 3.8%. The next largest... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 3.1% In November 2017

Retail Sales Decrease 3.1% In November 2017

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.5% in November – the overall volume of retail sales decreased 3.1%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “All retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with motor vehicle dealers recording the largest decrease of 14.2%. The sales volume of... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 0.5% In October 2017

Retail Sales Decrease 0.5% In October 2017

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.6% in October – the volume of retail sales decreased 0.5%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Retailers of liquor stores registered the largest decline in sales volume of 13.6%. In contrast, motor vehicle dealers recorded the largest gain in sales... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 0.8% In September 2017

Retail Sales Decrease 0.8% In September 2017

The volume of retail sales in September 2017 decreased 0.8% and when factoring in the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.6% in September – the value of retail sales increased 1.9%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Motor vehicle dealers registered the largest decline in sales volume of 10.1%. In... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Increase 4.7% In August 2017

Retail Sales Increase 4.7% In August 2017

Retail sales in August 2017 increased 4.7% above the $94.1 million recorded in August 2016 and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.2% in August – the volume of retail sales increased 2.5%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Building materials and hardware stores recorded the... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Increase 2.2% In July 2017

Retail Sales Increase 2.2% In July 2017

Retail sales in July 2017 increased 2.2% above the $104.0 million recorded in July 2016 and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.5% in July – the volume of retail sales increased 0.7%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of the seven sectors experienced increases in sales... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Increase 9.1% In June 2017

Retail Sales Increase 9.1% In June 2017

Retail sales in June 2017 increased 9.1% above the $102.8 million recorded in June 2016 and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.4% in June – the volume of retail sales increased 7.6%, according to the Retail Sales Index, which said the increase was “due primarily to the 35th America’s Cup.” “All... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Increase 2.3% In April 2017

Retail Sales Increase 2.3% In April 2017

Retail sales in April 2017 increased 2.3% above the $92.7 million recorded in April 2016 and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 0.8% in April – the volume of retail sales increased 1.4%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of the seven sectors experienced increases in sales... Read more of this article