March Retail Sales Rose 0.5% from February, 6.9% YOY

Washington, DC, April 14, 2022-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for March 2022 were $665.7 billion, an increase of 0.5% from the previous month and 6.9% above March 2021, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Total sales for the January 2022 through March 2022 period were up 12.9% from the same period a year ago. The January 2022 to February 2022 percent change was revised from up 0.3% to up 0.8%.

Retail trade sales were up 0.4% from February 2022 and up 5.5% above last year. Gasoline stations were up 37.0% from March 2021, while food services and drinking places were up 19.4% from last year.

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