Wholesale Inventories Rise in June

Washington, DC, Aug. 8, 2014 -- Wholesale inventories rose 0.3% in June, the same as the previous month, according to the Commerce Department.

May's inventory gain was revised down from 0.5%.

Wholesale sales grew just 0.2% in June, down from 0.7% in May.

In June, companies increased inventories of furniture, lumber, and steel, while auto inventories fell.

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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