Merchant Wholesaler Sales Up 0.3% in July

Washington, DC, September 11, 2019-July 2019 sales of merchant wholesalers were $499.6 billion, up 0.3% from the revised June level, but were virtually unchanged from the July 2018 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

The May 2019 to June 2019 percent change was unrevised from the preliminary estimate of down 0.3 %.

Total inventories of merchant wholesalers were $679.1 billion at the end of July, up 0.2% from the revised June level. Total inventories were up 7.1% from the revised July 2018 level. The June 2019 to July 2019 percent change was unrevised from the advance estimate of up 0.2%.